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Micah House Recognized For Developing Character

Dana Vohsen

November 3, 1999


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Saint Louis University and the Micah House program recently recieved national recognition from The Templton Guide: Colleges That Encourage Character Development. The Templton Guide is a national publication circulated to raise awareness to schools and programs that are encouraging students to live in...

Heston Addresses `Pursuing American Excellence’

Mark Reinsch

November 3, 1999


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Every nook and cranny of the Saint Louis Room was filled last night as the Great Issues Committee's biggest speaker of the year, actor, director and National Rifle Association president Charlton Heston, presented a 35-minute talk entitled "In the Pursuit of American Excellence." "This is our bigge...

SLU Students Protest Great Issues Speaker

Eric Winters

November 3, 1999


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After being introduced by Jay Perry, Great Issues Speaker Charlton Heston jokingly remarked, "Everybody needs a good introduction." Little did he realize the introduction some protesters had for him and the controversy he would create. A group of over twenty-five students, faculty and staff stood ou...

SLUnion Rally Set For Quad I This Afternoon

Eric Winters

November 3, 1999


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Topping the one thousand survey mark, the Student Government Association's Project SLUnion continues its momentum. The student support time period will culminate with the Rally for the Union today at 2 p.m. in Boland Plaza outside Griesedieck Complex. "It's a visible show of support for the Union," said ...

SGA Discusses Possibility of Line-Item Veto

Diana Umali

November 3, 1999


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The Student Government Association debated and tabled a constitutional amendment regarding presidential veto power at last night's senate meeting. The senate also discussed the impeachment of undergraduate commuter senator Katie Erschen. Under new business, Village senator John Mueller and Arts & Sc...

Former Prof Christopher Dies At 75

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November 3, 1999


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Longtime Saint Louis University professor Henry Christopher, known to most of his colleagues as "Hank," died yesterday. He was 75. He retired from the University in December 1991, shortly after he turned 68. He taught at SLU for 25 years and served several years as chairman of the Political Science De...

Staff Member Hit By DPS Golf Cart; Faculty Speak Out Against Speeding Hazard

Diana Umali

November 3, 1999


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A staff member suffered minor injuries after being hit by a DPS golf cart in front of the north entrance of DuBourg Hall at approximately 11:00 a.m. last Friday, Oct. 29. Teresa Harvey, an administrative assistant in the history department, was walking out of DuBourg Hall with fellow staff member Ca...

LACC To Sponsor `Caribbean Ritmo’ Dance Party

Lauren Smith

November 3, 1999


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This Saturday night, November 6, the Latin American and Caribbean Coalition is sponsoring their annual fall semester dance party. This year the theme is "Caribbean Ritmo." Various styles of music will be featured, such as reggae, salsa, merengue, and hip-hop. Though the focus is on Caribbean music...

SLU English Professor Discusses Appeal, Significance Of Shakespeare’s Writings

Diana Umali

October 27, 1999


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"You will never age for me, nor fade, nor die." This sentence from the movie Shakespeare in Love, the 1999 Academy Award winner for Best Picture, was spoken as the film's two lovers, William Shakespeare and Lady Viola, said their final farewell as the fictional story of the events that inspired Shakespeare's...

Saint Louis University Faculty, Students Offer Opinions, Predictions For U.S. Presidential Election 2000

Eric Winters

October 27, 1999


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Candidates are dropping out, candidates are jumping in and millions are being spent. The Presidential Election of 2000 has reached full power, even though it is over a year away. Opinions across Saint Louis University campus regarding the next millenium's first American president vary as does interest in...

University Of Iowa Students Face Consequences Of Fake IDs

Katie Bernard Gil Levy

October 27, 1999


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(U-WIRE) IOWA CITY, Iowa-University of Iowa sophomore Dalton Kidd, 20, never expected Iowa City police officers to confiscate his false ID after he was caught carrying a case of beer that had been purchased by a 21-year-old friend. Kidd's friend had bought the beer at a convenience store and had gi...

Duke Anti-Sweatshop Group Testifies Before Senate Committee

Katherine Stroup

October 27, 1999


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(U-WIRE) DURHAM, N.C.-Duke's local anti-sweatshop movement just went national. Four members of Students Against Sweatshops traveled to Washington, D.C. late last week to address the Senate Foreign Relations Committee-an indication that the student-led anti-sweatshop movement may be gaining some na...

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