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SLUnion Surveys Continue To Pour In

Eric Winters

October 27, 1999


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The momentum continues as Project SLUnion gathered 772 surveys in its first week. Project SLUnion, spearheaded by Student Government Association President Jay Perry, is the campaign to acquire support for either a new student union or a renovated Busch Memorial Center. The primary means of acquiring suppo...

SGA’s `Intern Monica’ Works Behind Scenes For Senate, Keeps Agenda Minutes Up To Date

Erik Lunsford

October 27, 1999


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On the outside, the Student Government Association legislates, debates, discusses and forms policies concerning the students of Saint Louis University. On the inside, however, SGA cannot survive without a talented group of individuals who coordinate daily activities as well as process the enormous am...

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...

Childgarden School To Relocate; Future Destination Remains Unknown

Matt Bardelli

October 27, 1999


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The building originally held corpses awaiting cremation or burial. Now its halls are teeming with life. Finger paintings, rainbows and other displays of childhood artwork adorn the classrooms and nurseries. All this will soon be gone. In a matter of a few months the Childgarden School, originally built in...

SLU Billiken Named One Of Top 25 `Weirdest College Mascots’ In U.S. News & World Report

Jabeen Ali

October 27, 1999


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Who or what is that plump and short, happy, bronze guy sitting in front of Samuel Cupples House? It is the one and only Saint Louis University mascot, the Billiken. Many persons, including SLU students, question what a Billiken is exactly. Some guess that it is an animal, others guess it is a mystical, im...

College Board Reports On Cost Of College Education, SLU Ranks Above National Average Percent Increase

Andrew Miller

October 27, 1999


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Experts from the College Board, an organization of educational institutions that aims to increase student's access to higher education, report that the rate of growth in the cost of college education is slowing nationally. Saint Louis University's tuition rate, however, remains well above the national...

LAPD Says Noting Ethnicity At Traffic Stops Unnecessary

Sarah Hansen

October 27, 1999


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(U-WIRE) LOS ANGELES-Allegations that police officers practice racial profiling when stopping motorists has driven the Los Angeles City Council to request further research from police officials. LAPD officers currently don't document the race of drivers at traffic stops and LAPD Chief Bernard Parks sa...

Public Safety Arrests SLU Student For Car Stereo Theft

Diana Umali

October 27, 1999


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A Saint Louis University student was arrested early Sunday morning after breaking into a vehicle on the Fordham parking lot and removing a customized stereo. A Department of Public Safety surveillance team observed the student and one other subject looking into vehicles parked on the south side of th...

Financial Aid Restriction Poses Problems, According To University Officials

Tony Paul

October 27, 1999


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(U-WIRE) EAST LANSING, Mich.-A law that bars students convicted of drug possession from receiving federal financial aid may be difficult to implement, according to university officials. "I wouldn't call it a good thing for us," said Rick Shipman, Michigan State University associate director of financial ai...

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