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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 ...

Criminal Justice Professor Guides Students, Reflects On Experiences

Erik Lunsford

November 17, 1999


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Associate Professor Richard Seiter knows a few tidbits about the United States federal prison system and how it works. He also knows how to travel well. Moving from state to state, Seiter has worked in nearly every type of federal prison job offered. He has done everything from being the Ohio State Co...

Dorm Display Highlights Poverty Awareness Week

Lubna Alam

November 17, 1999


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While walking through Marguerite Hall lobby this past week, many of the residents may have noticed an interesting display. As part of Poverty Awareness Week, a program coordinated by community development assistants from Marguerite and Notre Dame Halls, the display consisted of various activities and...

BSA Holds Run/Walk Fundraiser

Lubna Alam

November 10, 1999


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The Black Student Association sponsored its first annual run/walk this past Sunday, Nov. 7 and over 25 people participated. The fund-raiser brought in over $490 for the American Lung Association. "The goal of the run/walk was to raise $350 and we exceeded our goal," said David Stamps, BSA member and ch...

SLU Senior Participates In Variety Of Activities, Gets Involved In College Experience

Dana Vohsen

November 10, 1999


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Darren Clendenin defines involvement. This Saint Louis University student will graduate in December with a degree in psychology, a certificate in business and a long resume of college activities. Most students get involved in several clubs or organizations and feel that it is enough. Not Clendenin. He su...

Writing Center Offers Helping Hands On Writing Process

Lauren Smith

November 10, 1999


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Many college students have difficulties when the time comes to write a paper for a particular class. Some students are not sure how to get started, some have trouble with spelling or grammar, and some just want the advice that can turn a "B+" paper into an "A" paper. An excellent resource for assistance wi...

McNamee Celebrates 90th Birthday With `An Afternoon Of Art’

Diana Umali

November 10, 1999


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He joined the faculty at Saint Louis University in 1944, teaching English Literature and Art History. He received the distinguished Nancy McNeir Ring Award for outstanding teaching in the 1970s. He painted 42 rooms and acquired furniture in an effort to preserve Samuel Cupples House. He has completed...

Matthew Murphy

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November 10, 1999


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Walter Mosley was able to sit down after his lecture and answer a few questions as he signed a stack of books. The interview: University News: The central character in most of your novels, Socrates Fortlow, was named after a philosopher, and you described him tonight as a philosopher. You also had n...

Women Lose To GoldStar; Face NWBL Tonight

Nick Weber

November 10, 1999


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Saint Louis University women's basketball coach Jill Pizzotti learned one lesson in last Friday night's 84-79 exhibition loss to St. Louis Goldstar. "There's a lot of work still to do," said Pizzotti. The Billikens, with eight freshmen on the roster, were outplayed by St. Louis Goldstar in nearly every...

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