The University News

Celebrating a Renaming: The Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business

Celebrating a Renaming: The Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business

Em Miller and Tannock Blair, News Editor and Associate News Editor

February 23, 2018


Filed under Featured News, News

On Feb. 20, Saint Louis University officially announced that the John Cook School of Business would be officially renamed the Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business.

Hoonah Who? Meet the Star Pup of the Counseling Center

Hoonah Who? Meet the Star Pup of the Counseling Center

Em Miller, News Editor

February 23, 2018


Filed under Featured News, Let Us Introduce You, News

Hoonah, the resident star of the University Counseling Center as well as the first animal-assisted therapy dog employed at SLU, is as good-natured and comforting as he is big. A dedicated employee, Hoonah is present in the University Counseling Center on Thursdays and is often booked with appointments....

VP Candidates Share Their Platforms

VP Candidates Share Their Platforms

Meredyth Staunch, Managing Editor

February 22, 2018


Filed under Featured News, News, SGA

Feb. 15 marked the first of two 2018 SGA debates as prospective student voters gathered in Anheuser-Busch Auditorium in Cook Hall at 7 p.m. Twelve candidates running for VP of either Academic Affairs, Diversity and Inclusion, Finance, Internal Affairs, International Affairs and Student Organizations...

A Psychological Perspective on Events in Parkland

A Psychological Perspective on Events in Parkland

Rebecca LiVigni, Photo Editor

February 22, 2018


Filed under Featured News, News

Dr. Terri L. Weaver sits down with our photo editor Rebecca LiVigni to reflect on the recent tragic shooting that occurred on Feb. 14 at a high school in Parkland, Florida.

Lifting As She Climbs

Lifting As She Climbs

Grant Mayfield, Identity Editor

February 20, 2018


Filed under Featured News, News

Dr. Angela Davis, one of the most influential and controversial racial justice advocates living today, spoke to a crowd in the Wool Ballroom in an event sponsored by the Black Student Alliance, the Cross Cultural Center and the Office of Diversity and Community Engagement.

False Start for Sexual Misconduct Climate Survey Won’t End Campus Conversation

False Start for Sexual Misconduct Climate Survey Won’t End Campus Conversation

Savanah Seyer, Staff Writer

February 8, 2018


Filed under News

Discussion about Title IX and sexual misconduct and assault has become more prevalent throughout the SLU community after an incident last fall in which four student athletes were accused of sexual assault. On Feb. 6, conversation on the topic was rekindled on campus and social media by the voluntary w...

The Making of a Movement: Second Annual St. Louis Women’s March

The Making of a Movement: Second Annual St. Louis Women’s March

January 30, 2018


Filed under Featured News, News

On January 20, thousands of people participated in the second annual Women’s March in St. Louis. The March was held a year after the first Women’s March on Washington D.C., took place last year after the inauguration of President Donald Trump. Marches were held in numerous cities across the Unit...

Update on the 200 Years-in-One Challenge

Update on the 200 Years-in-One Challenge

Tannock Blair, Associate News Editor

January 30, 2018


Filed under News

It has been nearly two and half months since SLU began its 200-Years-in-One Challenge. The challenge involves logging 200 years’ worth of service over the course of the year. The intention was to encourage people to give back to the community, whether they be SLU affiliated or not. When SLU announced i...

Coffee Coaching: Spoon SLU Event a Success

Coffee Coaching: Spoon SLU Event a Success

Tannock Blair, Associate News Editor

December 8, 2017


Filed under News

Last Wednesday night, Nov. 29, the Spring Hall community kitchen was filled beyond capacity by eager coffee enthusiasts of the SLU community for Easy Ways to Make Great Coffee. The event was organized by members of Spoon University SLU in collaboration with Kaldi’s Coffee Roasting Company. The wholesale...

A New SLU Christmas Tradition

A New SLU Christmas Tradition

December 8, 2017


Filed under News

On Saturday, Dec. 2, Saint Louis University hosted its inaugural “Christmas on the Quad,” a Christmas themed event that took place from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., opening with Mass at St. Francis Xavier College Church and a homily that focused on advent, forgiveness and giving. After the mass, the festivities...

Let Us Introduce You: Anna Krueger

Let Us Introduce You: Anna Krueger

Em Miller, News Editor

December 8, 2017


Filed under Let Us Introduce You, News

Anna Krueger is a sophomore from Eagan, Minn., and an active member in the service community of SLU. Her dream is to travel the globe, helping to develop communities and their healthcare systems. Currently majoring in public health, Anna is hoping to go to graduate school in order to get her masters,...

Tiny Homes for Big Change

Tiny Homes for Big Change

Riley Mack, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under Featured News, News

The North Grand Neighborhood Services, or NGNS, states that the challenges of homelessness on the streets of St. Louis inspired their next project—in collaboration with Rockwood School District and Social Justice 4 All, they will build tiny houses for the homeless in St. Louis.

The Student News Site of Saint Louis University
News