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SLU Commences Community Clock Challenge

SLU Commences Community Clock Challenge

Em Miller, News Editor

December 2, 2017


Filed under Featured News, News

Saint Louis University officially began their 200-Years-In-One Challenge in mid-November. The goal is to accumulate 200 years worth of service within one year.

Trump’s Arrival in St. Charles Sparks Protests

Trump’s Arrival in St. Charles Sparks Protests

Meredyth Staunch, Managing Editor

November 30, 2017


Filed under Featured News, Multimedia, News, Uncategorized

Three hours prior to President Trump’s speech at 2:20 p.m. on Wednesday at the St. Charles Convention Center, protestors and supporters gathered outside the building where the president was to speak on the Republican tax plan. Exchanging chants, the parties were either heard shouting, “Make America...

How the Proposed GOP Tax Bill Affects Students

How the Proposed GOP Tax Bill Affects Students

Jakob Benedetti, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


Filed under News

For several weeks, Republicans in Congress have been working on an ambitious plan to overhaul the American tax system, an act that would affect a large number of people and corporations. This tax reform proposal is led by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, who is working under the blessing of President...

Let Us Introduce You: Emily Moroni

Let Us Introduce You: Emily Moroni

Em Miller, News Editor

November 7, 2017


Filed under Let Us Introduce You, News

A current junior in the College of Arts and Sciences, Emily Moroni, has a passion for animals. Moroni is a St. Louis resident and commuter student who chose to go to SLU because it was close to home, she got a good scholarship, and she liked the biology program. Staying nearby her pets was also import...

Special Elections and You

Savanah Seyer, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under News

On Nov. 7, a special election will be held in certain parts of Missouri to fill vacant state legislature seats and to vote on special propositions. Special elections are held separately from regular elections in the case of a vacancy in a government position or when there is a bill that needs voting on....

University Response to Sexual Assault Allegations

University Response to Sexual Assault Allegations

Nish Gorczyca, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under News

On Oct. 16, at 11:03 a.m., the Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness issued a Timely Warning email about a Saint Louis University student who reported that she was sexually assaulted on campus earlier that day. About six hours later, at 5:24 p.m., DPS issued another Timely Warning e...

SLU Lights Up In Celebration of Diwali

SLU Lights Up In Celebration of Diwali

Nirali Thakkar, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under Featured News, News, Religion

For many, Jan. 1 signifies new resolutions and attitudes, but in Southeast Asia, Diwali, also Deepavali, is the day that marks new beginnings. Diwali consistently falls on the darkest day of the lunar cycle; this year being on Oct. 19. During this day, families gather clay lamps and together are able...

Watterson Fights to Make SLU Home for All

Watterson Fights to Make SLU Home for All

Grant Mayfield, Identity Editor

October 23, 2017


Filed under News, SGA

Tre Watterson is a junior in the College of Public Health and Social Justice, but his work does not stay in the classroom. As this year’s Student Government Association Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion, Tre is fighting to make SLU a place for students of every identity and experience. He...

Concern for Kids and Love for Music Drive Aaron Brown’s Ambitions

Concern for Kids and Love for Music Drive Aaron Brown’s Ambitions

Em Miller, News Editor

October 23, 2017


Filed under Let Us Introduce You, News

Aaron Brown is a sophomore and a rising star in men’s a capella. Aaron chose to come to SLU because of the Jesuit approach to learning, the way the campus had a city feeling to it, and how there was an academic challenge. Moving from his home in Kansas City, Mo., to attend SLU, Aaron left behind his...

Better Together?

Better Together?

Patrick Hyland, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


Filed under Featured News, News

The possible merging of the city and county of St. Louis has not come to a vote since before the Voting Rights Act, but may change thanks to the educational work of Better Together St. Louis.

Trevor Noah Livestreams Honest Talk About Race

Trevor Noah Livestreams Honest Talk About Race

Savanah Seyer, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under Featured News, News, Uncategorized

On Sunday, Oct. 15, a unique event was held at the Center for Global Citizenship. Hosted by the New York Times, SLU College Democrats, and the SLU Public Relations Student Society of America, a livestream discussion about race and identity was broadcast for students. The event was part of a new Facebook...

Hysteria Sparks Takei’s Activism

Hysteria Sparks Takei’s Activism

Meredyth Staunch, Managing Editor

October 16, 2017


Filed under Featured News, News

Amid hysteria after the attack on Pearl Harbor rose a resilience among Japanese-American families — The Takei family was no different. Describing his battlefield behind barbed-wire fences, American actor, director, author and activist George Takei spoke to Saint Louis University students on Tuesday,...

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