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Beloved, former SLU teacher remembered for enhancing quality of public life

Beloved, former SLU teacher remembered for enhancing quality of public life

Dr. Avis Meyer

August 14, 2018


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Word came, recently, about the passing of a beloved, former SLU teacher, chair and scholar. Dr. John Pauly taught for SLU’s Comm. Department from 1993 – 2006, serving as chair, from 1993-2002. During his tenure at SLU, he was honored twice for excellence in teaching. And, since 2003, the department...

SLU is first university to implement Amazon Echo in all on-campus living

SLU is first university to implement Amazon Echo in all on-campus living

Meredyth Staunch, Editor-in-Chief

August 10, 2018


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Originally an online book seller, Amazon fulfilled its first sale in 1995 when it shipped the book “Fluid Concepts & Creative Analogies: Computer Models of the Fundamental Mechanisms of Thought” to an inquisitive customer, as reported by ABC News. Nearly two years later, Amazon introduced one-click...

Alleged Gunman was Instigator at Parish Center, No Weapons Found

Alleged Gunman was Instigator at Parish Center, No Weapons Found

Meredyth Staunch, Editor-in-Chief

August 9, 2018


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At 9:10 a.m. on August 8, the Department of Public Safety received its first phone call about an alleged gunman walking on SLU’s campus between Pius Library and Cook Hall. From the library, an employee observed a suspicious bulge in the man’s waistband and notified authorities, according to James...

Man with Alleged Firearm Near SLU’s Campus, Alert Issued to Students

Man with Alleged Firearm Near SLU’s Campus, Alert Issued to Students

Meredyth Staunch, Editor-in-Chief

August 8, 2018


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At 9:27 a.m. SLU students and families received alerts of a person allegedly carrying a firearm near West Pine and Grand. The Department of Public Safety received two separate reports of the man walking near campus, and one of them indicated that he brandished a weapon. Shortly after the report was...

It’s Not So Easy Being Green

It’s Not So Easy Being Green

Savanah Seyer, Staff Writer

May 4, 2018


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One of the defining features of SLU’s campus is its beautiful trees. However, very few students recognize the work and dedication that goes into maintaining them and the effort that it takes to make sure that new ones are planted for SLU students to enjoy for years to come.

The End of Make a Difference Day

The End of Make a Difference Day

Riley Mack, Staff Writer

May 3, 2018


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SLU prides itself on the number of volunteer hours its students accomplish each year — specifically the campus-wide celebration of Make A Difference Day, or MADD. Recognized as the largest day of service in Missouri, SLU's MADD is one of the largest in the entire nation — but what happens now that the demise of Make A Difference Day is upon SLU?

Shots Fired Near Campus on April 26

Shots Fired Near Campus on April 26

Riley Mack, Staff Writer

April 26, 2018


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On Thursday, April 26, SLU students received phone calls, text messages and email alerts of shots fired near campus. The shooter was at the Grandview Apartment complex, just across the street from Reinert Residence Hall, which houses more than 500 male and female freshmen and sophomore students. The...

Students React to Sex Trafficking Bill

Students React to Sex Trafficking Bill

Savanah Seyer, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


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On April 11, President Trump signed into law the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act, or “FOSTA.”

Building Bridges Beyond the Bubble in Dilley, Texas

Building Bridges Beyond the Bubble in Dilley, Texas

Meredyth Staunch, Managing Editor

April 19, 2018


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Since 2001, ATLAS Week has focused on promoting discussions on current global challenges. With these discussions come informed action, through which the students are encouraged to critically think about the current issues and become involved advocates for social change. The 2018 ATLAS Week theme was...

International Students Navigate Tricky Finances

International Students Navigate Tricky Finances

Grant Mayfield, Identity Editor

April 19, 2018


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International students may be prevalent on campus, but the road to St. Louis can be anything but easy, especially when it comes to finances.

St. Louis Startup Helps Feed Those in Need

St. Louis Startup Helps Feed Those in Need

Savanah Seyer, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


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St. Louis based startup GiftAMeal is a mobile app that gives a meal to someone in need through Operation Food Search each time a user takes a photo at a partner restaurant.

“Remember Us”: How the Ochieng’ Brothers Helped Lwala

“Remember Us”: How the Ochieng’ Brothers Helped Lwala

Riley Mack, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018


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ATLAS Week focuses on different world issues specifically contiguous to the guest speakers.

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