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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 the $8.1 million grant from the U.S. Justice Department's Violence Against Wo...

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. Louis Deputy Fire Chief. The fire began when the electrical wiring ignit...

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 "a day of service and reflection" on Sat., Oct. 23. SLU's Make A Differ...

Biondi Reviews Goals, Progress, Service In Annual Address

Diana Umali

December 31, 1969


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University President Lawrence Biondi, S.J., delivered his annual State of the University Address last Wednesday, focusing on the challenges and opportunities facing Saint Louis University as it enters the new millennium. Biondi delivered his address in Saint Francis Xavier College Church before an au...

BossTones Blast, Bedazzle Students At Scottish Rite

Colleen M. Schrappen

December 31, 1969


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Wednesday nights at the Scottish Rite are not usually so loud. But last Wednesday, the walls pulsated during the Mighty Mighty BossTones concert. Citizen King opened for the ska-rock band at 9 p.m. and played for about an hour. Saint Louis University students mingled on the floor and sat scattered th...

SGA Senate Names Award Recipients

Eric Winters

December 31, 1969


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And the winners are. Last week, the Student Government Association awarded the Mary A. Bruemmer Award and Joseph F. Hodes Student of the Year Award to Interim Vice Provost Kathy Humphrey and Senior Jason Sengheiser. The Bruemmer Award "recognizes an individual whose actions have proven to further the d...

Nike Publishes Critical Factory Monitoring Report

Mark Vanderhoff

December 31, 1969


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(U-WIRE) LEXINGTON, Ky. - Shoe and apparel manufacturer and anti-sweatshop target Nike posted Tuesday on their website the reports of student monitors who visited 32 factories this spring. The reports delivered a picture of factories that may not match the sweatshops students learned about in American Hi...

BSA Fashion Show To Show Off Fashion Styles, Raise Money For Local Charities

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December 31, 1969


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Members of the Black Student Alliance have been working hard since March 13 preparing to show off new styles of fashion. The BSA will have a fashion show in the lower-level commons of Busch Memorial Center this Sunday, April 30. The fashion show will consist of six themes: Black, Casual, Swimwear/Activewear, Sleep...

Spending The Easter Holiday At SLU

Maria Baran

December 31, 1969


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"I was told that I could come home after three days." Former Cambodian child soldier Loung Ung's childhood ended with that lie. She has not been home for over 25 years. SLU's chapter of Amnesty International hosted Ung, author of First They Killed my Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers, in Carlo Au...

Sangam Plans

First Cultural Show

Lubna Alam

December 31, 1969


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Sangam, the Indian Asian Student Association, invites the Saint Louis University community to journey "Through the Looking Glass" and learn more about South East Asian culture through an exciting evening of dances and skits. The entirely student-run production is Sangam's first ever cultural show. S...

SLU Receives $150,000 Grant For Project SLU2000 Pedagogy Enhancement Program

Zachary Borowiak

December 31, 1969


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Last week Saint Louis University received notice that it would be receiving a grant from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation Program. In mid-January University President Lawrence Biondi, S.J., had requested $150,000 over two years from The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation Program for the as...

College Couples Try Sharing Rent Before Sharing Wedding Vows

Ann Marie Bronowski

December 31, 1969


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(U-WIRE) BLOOMINGTON, Ind.-Senior Owen Mundy might not always put the seat down, but his girlfriend, Rasma Vitols, learned to deal with it during the past two years. When most students' parents were born, living together was a social taboo. In 1960, there were about 400,000 unmarried couple households, bu...

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