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Sophomore Julian Garcia stands in BSC entryway as officer K. Dalton reaches for handcuffs in her vest, which she was reportedly holding the entire protest, at Saint Louis University on March 26.

Protests erupt over far-right speaker on campus

Lauren Hutchens and Sophia Brummond April 4, 2024

Updated on April 4 at 11:38 p.m. to include information provided by Julian Garcia, one of the protesters affiliated with OccupySLU. A previous version of the story named Garcia as the leader of OccupySLU,...

Students play soccer and lacrosse on the Vandeventer Field on March 20. With a $1.3 millon dollar renovation, the field has new lighting, turf and netting.
(Couretsy of Jack Herlihy).

Inside the $1.3 million Vandeventer Field overhaul

Brendan Brunette, Senior writer April 4, 2024

Saint Louis University’s Vandeventer Field, a popular recreational and intramural field, has undergone a remarkable $1.3 million transformation to improve the athletic experience for students and community...

Ending the current daylight savings time system is something voters across the political system want in Missouri.

Most Missouri voters want to stop springing forward and falling back

Nathaniel Anderson, Contributor April 4, 2024

A vast majority of Missouri voters want to end the current daylight savings time system, according to a new poll from YouGov and Saint Louis University. The February poll found that 78% of likely Missouri...

Gavin Bena, center, speaks to voters in preparation for the April 2 election in Missouri. The 21-year-old is running for a seat on the Glendale Board of Aldermen. Photo courtesy of Gavin Bena.

SLU student running for local office wants to offer new perspective

Grant Bellchamber, Staff writer March 28, 2024

Through the grueling academic process of the Spring semester, SLU sophomore Gavin Bena has taken on an additional responsibility: a local political campaign. After surveying political issues that face...

President Fred P. Pestello, Ph.D speaks before the ribbon-cutting of the O’Loughlin Family Champions Center in Oct. 2023.

President Pestello to retire in 2025 after a decade of leadership

Kaleb Yu, Staff Writer March 21, 2024

After a decade of service to Saint Louis University, President Fred Pestello announced today he will be retiring following the end of the 2024-25 school year. Pestello is the 33rd president, and the...

Meet the 2024-2025 SGA Candidates

Brooke Kenworthy, SGA Election Commissioner February 26, 2024

Presidential Candidates Reueline Arulanandam Hello Billikens! My name is Reueline Arulanandam (she/her) and I am a junior studying Public Health with minors in Political Science and Urban...

Economist Julianne Malveaux speaks at a briefing held by the Descendants of the St. Louis University Enslaved on Feb. 8, 2024. Malveaux helped the group calculate the value of wages for enslaved people who labored at Saint Louis University.

Descendants of enslaved people who helped build SLU want compensation, recognition

Zekhra Gafurova, Ulaa Kuziez, and Lauren Hutchens February 23, 2024

The descendants of enslaved people who helped build Saint Louis University argue the institution owes them upwards of $74 billion in restitution for their ancestors’ stolen labor and wealth.   At...

Woody is two-year-old English Labrador Retriever whose job is to play with and support people at SLU. He is photographed at the Simon Recreation Center on Jan. 25, 2024.

Meet Duo Dog Woody, SLU’s new facility dog

Sky Carroll, Senior Writer February 22, 2024

Depending on where you meet him, Duo Dog Woody will be ready to cater to whatever you need at that moment. He might bring you a toy, come up to you for pets or just sit with you in comfort.  Woody,...

Humphreys Restaurant & Tavern sits on the corner of Spring Street and Laclede directly across from SLUs campus.

Aggressive incident at Humphrey’s shocks community

Kaleb Yu, Contributor February 18, 2024

Updated on Feb. 19 at 6:38 p.m. to include information provided by Humphrey's management. A previous version of the story named the bar owner but the name has been removed at the request of the individual.   After...

American flag flipped upside down saying, Boeing killed 20,000+ and counting on the railing in front of the Richard A. Chaifetz Business School on Feb. 9. (The University News / Lauren Hutchens)

Chaifetz School of Business locks down, shutting out protestors’ calls to cut ties with Boeing

Owen Herdrick and Lauren Hutchens February 13, 2024

To protest Saint Louis University's partnership with Boeing and Israel’s persistent bombing of Gaza, around 70 people gathered in front of the Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business on Feb. 9. The...

SLU Omkara onstage at the Origins Championship at UCSD.

SLU’s Omkara competes in national Indian classical dance championship in San Diego

Aditya Gunturu, Staff Writer February 12, 2024

As students were beginning to return to campus, a group of Saint Louis University student dancers were preparing for their biggest event yet. On Jan. 14, Omkara, SLU's classical Indian dance team, traveled...

A technical glitch compromosied the safety of residents living on Spring Halls fourth floor.

Technical glitch allowed all student ID cards to open rooms on a Spring Hall floor

Ulaa Kuziez, News Editor January 31, 2024

Keycard scanners malfunctioned in Spring Hall and temporarily compromised the safety of residents living on the hall’s fourth floor.  The technical malfunction allowed any student ID card to open...

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