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KSLU Plans Overhaul For New Year

Matt Bardelli

December 1, 1999


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With the semester coming to a close and the millennium approaching, KSLU, Saint Louis University's campus radio, will finally get a facelift to greet the New Year. Renovation plans were originally set for Dec. 6 but have been pushed back until Dec. 27. Jason Sengheiser, the General Manager of KSLU, sa...

International Student Serves SLU Organizations, Juggles Family, Education, Extracurricular Activities

Dana Vohsen

December 1, 1999


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Dane Salazar, 21, is not your average Saint Louis University student. Double majoring in biology and economics, Salazar juggles a family with school, extracurricular activities and a job. Salazar finds that it is a privilege to raise a family. His family consists of his wife, Melanie Garcia Salazar, an...

More Than 1,200 SLUnion Surveys Tabulated, Opinions Revealed

Eric Winters

December 1, 1999


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Although an official final report has not yet been completed, Project SLUnion survey results are in. More than 1,200 surveys were tabulated by Student Government Association work-studies. "I am happy to report that is was a great success," said SGA President Jay Perry. Interest in the survey appeared...

Student Concert Presents Modern Dance

Diana Umali

December 1, 1999


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For those students looking for a break from studying for exams, the second annual Student Dance Concert aims to provide a unique artistic experience for all. Saint Louis University dance students will perform modern dance improvisatory pieces that the students worked on throughout the fall semester. "...

U.S. Bishops Vote For More Control Over Universities

Diana Umali

November 17, 1999


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What does it mean to be Catholic? Such is one of the main questions facing Catholic universities, as the National Conference of Catholic Bishops approved a document that, upon Vatican approval, may prove a significant factor in how theological subjects will be taught in Catholic schools and universities in...

Report Cites High Crime Around SLU

Zachary Borowiak

November 17, 1999


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The area surrounding St. Louis University is not known for its of safety. For some students it is the butt of a joke, a scary anecdote or the setting of a "you'll never believe what I saw" story. In a recent survey taken by CAP Index, Inc., of Exton, Pa., for APB News, a criminal justice news service,...

Students Voice Concerns To Biondi At Last Night’s Town Hall Meeting

Eric Winters

November 17, 1999


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Creating a light-hearted atmosphere amidst the scarce crowd, University President Lawrence Biondi, S.J. tackled a variety of issues during last night's Town Hall Meeting sponsored by the Student Government Association. The evening began as junior Julie Bergman inquired about possible future plans to...

SGA Realigns Great Issues Committee

Patrick J. Powers

November 17, 1999


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In the wake of the controversy surrounding the recent speech by Charlton Heston and the Great Issues Committee, the Student Government Association voted 26-4 last night to realign the committee to better provide a diverse program of speakers on relative and timely issues. "I am glad it passed," SGA Pr...

Asbestos Cleared From Pius XII Library

Eric Winters

November 17, 1999


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Asbestos, a potentially dangerous fireproof material used for insulation, roofing and filters, was recently removed from an equipment room in the Pius XII Memorial Library. Due to health risks, several students questioned the safety of such a removal in a public building. "The only regulation for remov...

Residents Express Concern About Condition Of DeMattias Hall

Matt Bardelli

November 17, 1999


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No one ever said dormitory life was supposed to comfortable, but many residents from DeMattias Hall have experienced some rather unusual conditions this semester. In one incident a sink fell completely off the wall exposing broken water pipes that spewed steaming hot water and flooded the entire third fl...

Reenactment Celebrates 10th Anniversary Of El Salavadoran Jesuit Tragedy

Matt Murphy

November 17, 1999


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On Nov. 16, 1989, a team of 26 commandos stormed the home of six Jesuit priests at the University of South America in San Salvador, El Salvador, on orders to kill Rev. Ignacio Ellacuria, S.J., and to leave no witnesses. In the process the commandos killed the five other Jesuit priests living there as...

Johnson Presents SLU2000 Update At Faculty Assembly; Burlington Northern Winners Recognized

Diana Umali

November 17, 1999


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Over 80 Saint Louis University faculty members gathered in Tegeler Hall's Carlo Auditorium on Tuesday, Nov. 16 for the Fall 1999 Faculty Assembly. The meeting provided an opportunity for SLU faculty to learn about events surrounding the University community-more specifically, Project SLU2000. SLU2000, a ...

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