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Mosley Entertains, Explains Latest Book

Matthew Murphy

November 10, 1999


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Waiting for Walter Mosley to take the stage, many of the over 300 audience members flipped through one of his books. Some people brought their own copies from home, including his newest book, Walk the Dog, and some purchased them at the back of the room from representatives of Afrocentric Books & Cafe. Following a ...

SLUnion Solicits More Support

Eric Winters

November 10, 1999


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Last Thursday, the Student Government Association hosted "Rally for the Union" in the Quad. With SGA senators and staff workers scattered throughout the Quad, over 500 petitions were signed in support of Project SLUnion. Despite being labeled a rally, SGA president Jay Perry considered it more of a ...

Award-Winning Author, Former SLU Student Daniel Quinn To Lecture On `Year 3000′

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November 10, 1999


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Award-winning author Daniel Quinn will speak at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 16 in the Saint Louis Room of the Busch Memorial Center. Quinn's lecture "The Year 3000 Begins Tonight at Midnight" is part of the Great Issues Speakers series. Quinn is the author of the recent works, Providence (1995), The Story of...

`A Month In The Country’ Promises Rich Collection Of Issues, Opens This Weekend

Mark Reinsch

November 10, 1999


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After a month of rehearsal, the University Theatre is ready to open its second production of the year. Written by Ivan Turgenev and adapted by Irish playwright Brian Freel, "A Month in the Country" is a comical Russian story of a woman named Natalya competing for the affections of her son's tutor. Dire...

Veteran, Department Chair Lomperis Recalls Vietnam, Military Experiences

Eric Winters

November 10, 1999


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"It's a bit of an ambiguous thing." With that statement, Professor Timothy Lomperis, Chairperson of Political Science Department and Vietnam veteran, explained his feelings about Veteran's Day, celebrated on Nov. 11. In October of 1969, Lomperis' young-adult life began a course that would affect him f...

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...

SLU Community Celebrates Memorial Mass, Remembers Deceased Members

Mark Reinsch

November 3, 1999


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Deceased family, friends and members of the SLU community were remembered Nov. 2 as the University celebrated a Memorial Mass for the Feast of All Souls at College Church. While saints are honored on the Nov. 1 All Saints Day, All Souls Day is set aside in order to pray for those deceased but not ca...

Writer Achebe Receives Saint Louis Literary Award

Matt Bardelli

November 3, 1999


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He is described as the conscious of African literature. He is also responsible for "African-izing" the art of story telling, according to Joya F. Uraizee, associate professor of english at Saint Louis University. On Thursday, Oct. 28, Chinua Achebe received the thirty-second Saint Louis Literary Award. Th...

FBI Speaker Discusses Life As Special Agent

Kristen Kalis

November 3, 1999


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FBI Special Agent Gary Fuhr made a presentation to SLU students on Nov. 2 at 3:30 p.m. in Ritter Hall. The presentation was sponsored by the Association of Criminal Justice and Sociology and the Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity. Gary Fuhr served in the Vietnam War prior to becoming a special agent. He...

Faculty Course Ratings Due Out Next Week

Jabeen Ali

November 3, 1999


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The Student Government Association's main focus is to serve the interests of Saint Louis University's students. In order to better help students find out more about the classes they are interested in, the SGA formed the Faculty Course Ratings Committee several years ago. The committee was designed prima...

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