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SLU Law School Set To Hold Symposium Focusing On Aspects Of U.S. Congress

Zachary Borowiak

October 20, 1999

Congress has been making more headlines than usual lately with issues ranging from the ratification of a treaty to the annual budget showdown between Congress and Bill Clinton. In both of these situations the powers of Congress, and whether they are being used properly has come into question. On Friday, Oc...

Writer Achebe To Receive Literary Award

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October 20, 1999

Distinguished writer Chinua Achebe was recently named 1999 winner of The Saint Louis Literary Award of the Associates of Saint Louis University Libraries. Achebe will receive the award next Thursday, Oct. 28 at 5:30 p.m. in Busch Memorial Center. Achebe will also speak at the presentation, which is fr...

Oriflamme Executive Board Members Appointed

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October 20, 1999

Oriflamme advisor David Clark, outgoing vice president Meredith Saner and outgoing treasurer Maggie Cella oversee the election of next year's Oriflamme executive board officers.

Sweatshop Workers Tell Of Making Yale University Apparel

Katherine Palms

October 20, 1999

(U-WIRE) NEW HAVEN, Conn.-To many Yale University Students, there is something more important than midterms. Tuesday night, about 100 students gathered to hear Charles Kernaghan of the National Labor Committee and two Salvadoran factory workers, Eva and Sonia, speak about the conditions under which Ya...

Conference Addresses Violence

Latricia Nell

October 20, 1999

(U-WIRE) PROVO, Utah-National experts on school violence say understanding and identifying the risk factors causing violence in schools helps teachers and parents to help prevent it. The experts addressed the subject of school violence Tuesday as part of a nationwide teleconference. Comprehensive Pr...

Nation’s Only On-Campus Domestic Shelter Receives Grant For Expansion

Jeremy Steel

October 20, 1999

(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...

Whelan Addresses SGA, Outlines Department

Diana Umali

October 20, 1999

They gathered, they listened. they left. The words "No legislation submitted" on the agenda for yesterday afternoon's Student Government Association meeting was a welcome sight for many of the senators and provided a break from motioning and debating. With no old or new business to discuss, the senat...

SGA Launches New Project SLUnion

Eric Winters

October 20, 1999

The campaign for support of a new student union officially launched this week as Project SLUnion. Led by Student Government Association President Jay Perry, the goal of Project SLUnion is to make a "new" student union on campus a reality, whether as a renovated Busch Memorial Center (BMC) or as an en...

Fire Flares Up In Griesedieck Complex

Patrick J. Powers

September 15, 1999

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

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...

SGA Senate Names Award Recipients

Eric Winters

December 31, 1969

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

(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...

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