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Crafting a Meaningful College List

Ameya Padakanti, Contributor November 17, 2022

My college list was as follows: 1. Harvard (pre-med) 2. Stanford (pre-med) 3. Brown (BS/MD) 4. Case Western (BS/MD). Pretty pretentious, right? Well, let me explain. Brought up in an Indian household,...

Exploring the Perspective of a Ukrainian Student

Exploring the Perspective of a Ukrainian Student

Calla Truschel Jacobs, Contributor November 17, 2022

The Prime Minister of the UK Winston Churchill stated through a radio broadcast: “I cannot forecast to you the action of Russia. It is a riddle wrapped inside a mystery inside an enigma.” Though decades...

The Importance of Health Literacy

The Importance of Health Literacy

Kavya Harish, Staff Writer November 16, 2022

Antibodies. Variants. Transmissibility. Who would have thought this kind of language would be heard daily on the news and in our homes and schools? The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted how important...

Has the Media Created More Barriers than We Know?

Lauren Hutchens, Contributor November 7, 2022

Many find themselves stuck in a constant state of limbo, in which people feel as if they are in an endless pursuit of their wants and happiness, yet are never satisfied–just drained. We find ourselves...

Confronting Your Tradition

Confronting Your Tradition

John Prusak, Contributor October 24, 2022

There is a reason why being a loyal fan of the Cleveland Browns is worth 53.83 positive life points in the hit NBC series, “The Good Place.” No team, in the history of professional sports, has suffered...

How College Culture Impacts Mental Health

How College Culture Impacts Mental Health

Isabella Mendoza, Contributor October 24, 2022

As midterms approach, it is important to address an issue many college students struggle with: mental health. With the demands of heavy course loads and extracurriculars, it may seem like there is never...

Regular People Can Be Sneakerheads Again with New Nike Policies

Jillian Privott, Contributor October 24, 2022

If you are into sneakers at all, some news from Nike might make your day. Nike enhanced their terms to restrict resellers and bots from buying sneakers. This could change the game for people who love sneakers...

The Catholic Church Does Not Care About Educating Women, But You Should

The Catholic Church Does Not Care About Educating Women, But You Should

Kathleen Mosher, Contributor October 24, 2022

Rosati-Kain High School, an all-girls Catholic preparatory school, is located only five minutes away from SLU’s campus. Situated at the corner of Lindell and Newstead, it is across from the multi-million...

Physicians Weigh in Four Months into SSM Health and SLUCare Physicians Group Merge

Physicians Weigh in Four Months into SSM Health and SLUCare Physicians Group Merge

Kavya Harish, Contributor October 19, 2022

On July 5, SSM Health announced that it officially assumed ownership of SLUCare Physicians Group from Saint Louis University. This agreement is an effort to improve Saint Louis’s healthcare network by...

SLU Dining: Pay Attention to What You Eat

Ameya Padakanti, Contributor October 6, 2022

Picture this: a broke college student stepping into Grand Dining Hall and eating the most accessible and tasty thing there is–cereal. Cereal for breakfast, sometimes lunch and even as a late night snack....

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Is SLU Really Doing its Best by Students

Isabella Mendoza, Contributor October 6, 2022

When talking about safety on university campuses, one of the first things that comes to mind is the blue light system. Every campus tour guide I see walking around has mentioned how you can use the...

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D.A.R.E. to Decriminalize Drugs

John Prusak, Contributor October 6, 2022

Apple pie, baseball and illegally funding fascist paramilitary death squads in Central and South America in an attempt to combat the spread of communism—nothing is more American than these three...

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