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Writer Achebe To Receive Literary Award

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October 20, 1999

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Distinguished writer Chinua Achebe was recently named 1999 winner of The Saint Louis Literary Award of the Associates of Saint Louis University Libraries. Achebe will receive the award next Thursday, Oct. 28 at 5:30 p.m. in Bu...

Oriflamme Executive Board Members Appointed

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October 20, 1999

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Oriflamme advisor David Clark, outgoing vice president Meredith Saner and outgoing treasurer Maggie Cella oversee the election of next year's Oriflamme executive board officers.

Sweatshop Workers Tell Of Making Yale University Apparel

Katherine Palms

October 20, 1999

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(U-WIRE) NEW HAVEN, Conn.-To many Yale University Students, there is something more important than midterms. Tuesday night, about 100 students gathered to hear Charles Kernaghan of the National Labor Committee and two Salvadoran fa...

Conference Addresses Violence

Latricia Nell

October 20, 1999

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(U-WIRE) PROVO, Utah-National experts on school violence say understanding and identifying the risk factors causing violence in schools helps teachers and parents to help prevent it. The experts addressed the subject of school vi...

Nation’s Only On-Campus Domestic Shelter Receives Grant For Expansion

Jeremy Steel

October 20, 1999

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(U-WIRE) EAST LANSING, Mich.-Michigan State University's Safe Place, the only on-campus domestic violence shelter in the country, will receive more than $418,000 to expand its services to the community. The money is part of th...

Whelan Addresses SGA, Outlines Department

Diana Umali

October 20, 1999

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They gathered, they listened. they left. The words "No legislation submitted" on the agenda for yesterday afternoon's Student Government Association meeting was a welcome sight for many of the senators and provided a break fr...

SGA Launches New Project SLUnion

Eric Winters

October 20, 1999

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The campaign for support of a new student union officially launched this week as Project SLUnion. Led by Student Government Association President Jay Perry, the goal of Project SLUnion is to make a "new" student union on campus a ...

Oriflamme Sponsors New Student Reunion

Eric Winters

October 20, 1999

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Last night, familiar faces reunited for last night's 1999 New Student Reunion sponsored by Oriflamme. "The reunion is a new idea. A lot of people say we just do stuff the first week of school. Now that half the semester is ov...

Fire Flares Up In Griesedieck Complex

Patrick J. Powers

September 15, 1999

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An electrical short on the third floor is the suspected cause of a fire in Griesedieck Hall Monday afternoon. "We think it's electrical, but we'll have to have the fire investigators look at it closer," said Stanley Newsome, St...

Students Make A Difference

Lauren Smith

September 15, 1999

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Yesterday, Saint Louis University faculty, staff and students had the opportunity to sign and volunteer as part of Make A Difference Day. The volunteers pledged to join more than a million people all over the United States for "...

Drug That Aids Smokers May Reduce Addiction

Jennifer Song

December 31, 1969

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(U-WIRE) DURHAM, N.C.-A drug primarily used to help people quit smoking may also reduce cocaine addiction, based on recent tests on rats. "This research opens a new approach to the treatment of cocaine abuse, which has been re...

Chef George Cooks Up Storm In Gries Cafeteria

Anne Marie Deye

December 31, 1969

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Maybe he has whipped you up a plate of spaghetti, saut?ed a little stir-fry, or even made you his special "du jour." You can find him with his skillet, spatula, and his sense of humor behind the Griesedieck buffet line. He is...

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