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The President Getting Infected with COVID-19 is a National Embarrassment

The President Getting Infected with COVID-19 is a National Embarrassment

October 21, 2020

On Sept. 26, 2020, America watched the President host a Rose Garden ceremony to officially announce the nomination of Judge Amy Con...

Saving the Earth is Possible

Saving the Earth is Possible

October 14, 2020

Last week, as I was walking across the wide stretch of Grand Boulevard, I bumped into two men pushing pamphlets into peopleâ€...

SLU’s Laundry Rooms Don’t Clean Themselves

Penelope Gardner, Staff Writer

October 14, 2020

The satisfaction of stepping out of the shower, drying off with a warm towel fresh from the dryer, stepping into cozy pajamas, getting wrapped up in clean bedsheets and knowing that all your laundry is done is my favorite feeling in the world. As a residential college student, the washers and dryers located in the community laundry room are what make this...

Please Be My Friend

Penelope Gardner, Contributor

October 7, 2020

On the first day of kindergarten, I made two new friends by simply sitting on the carpet with the people who had the coolest stuffed animals and asking if they wanted to be my best friends forever. It was that simple. We were best friends until I switched schools. In high school, I befriended and remained friends with the person across from me in my...

Why Joe Biden Should Have Your Vote

Why Joe Biden Should Have Your Vote

October 6, 2020

We’re in the final 100-meter dash to the finish line of this election year. This year is not like other election years—the...

Importance of the 2020 Flu Shot

Importance of the 2020 Flu Shot

October 5, 2020

Some see the falling leaves and cool breeze as a sign of hope and relaxation, filled with sweaters and reading by a cozy fire, but...

My Experience with COVID-19

My Experience with COVID-19

October 4, 2020

In mid-July, I decided to drive down from my family home in Chicago to St. Louis to visit a few of my friends from school. This...

In a Pickle with SLU’s Pickles

In a Pickle with SLU’s Pickles

October 4, 2020

When you think of a pickle, you may see nothing more than a sandwich’s sidekick. Yet throughout history, pickles have been esse...

Non B-School Majors Beware; SLU Doesn’t Care

Non B-School Majors Beware; SLU Doesn’t Care

October 3, 2020

The Chaifetz School of Business of Saint Louis University stands as a monument to capitalism, free trade and profit. In terms...

How should the university respond to #ScholarStrike?

How should the university respond to #ScholarStrike?

September 30, 2020

It’s been a summer of widespread social unrest, soul searching and reckoning with our country’s ugly past and its legacy. None ...

Are You Still Committed?

Are You Still Committed?

September 30, 2020

We are a month into the fall semester. We have been nasal swabbed, zoomed out in class (yes, I did it again), vigorously quest...

Save a life: be a snitch

Save a life: be a snitch

September 30, 2020

For all my life, I have been a firm believer in the “snitches get stitches” idiom, but during a pandemic, this rule no longer...

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