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What I Learned From SLU’s Abortion Rally

Anastasia Hanonick, Copy Editor November 18, 2021

On Monday November 9, two students vandalized a memorial for aborted fetuses placed by SLU’s Students for Life organization. The phenomenon went viral, catching the attention of politician Ted Cruz ...

The Educational Undoing of Thanksgiving

The Educational Undoing of Thanksgiving

Juliette Callahan, Staff Writer November 18, 2021

The history of Thanksgiving is typically taught as a romanticized account of the relationship between colonizers and Native Americans. Traditionally the “First Thanksgiving” story tells children that...

Should the Christmas Festivities Wait for Thanksgiving or Start Immediately after Halloween?

Should the Christmas Festivities Wait for Thanksgiving or Start Immediately after Halloween?

Sophie Gloriod, Staff Writer November 18, 2021

One of the best times of the year is the Christmas season. Between the decorations, cookies, lights, music and fun pajamas, Dec. 25 brings more fun than any other holiday. The big question is: when should...

Why Three Day Weekends are Beneficial To Student’s Mental Health

Sophie Gloriod November 18, 2021

Everyone knows the stress that school brings. Whether you are currently a student, or graduated last year or 50 years ago, we all remember feeling overwhelmed and lost in piles upon piles of homework....

There’s More at Stake in SLU’s Abortion Debate than You Might Think

There’s More at Stake in SLU’s Abortion Debate than You Might Think

Andrew Sweeso, Contributor November 17, 2021

On November 9, a small pro-choice protest broke out in front of Morrissey Hall, where Students for Life had set up a memorial representing the hundreds of thousands of abortions in the United States....

Three Early Signs That Your Relationship Is Abusive

Anastasia Hanonick, Copy Editor October 31, 2021

5 percent of men and 42 percent of women have experienced verbal, mental or emotional abuse from their intimate partners in the United States. Another 29 percent of women and 10 percent of men experienced...

The Free Speech Dilemma: Why “Free Speech” Doesn’t Mean “Free from Consequences”

The Free Speech Dilemma: Why “Free Speech” Doesn’t Mean “Free from Consequences”

Anastasia Hanonick, Copy Editor October 27, 2021

The First Amendment of the United States Constitution protects the free and open discussion of all ideas regarding religion, politics, as well as the right to protest and bring petitions for grievances....

The Supreme Court Started a New Term, and Here’s What’s on the Docket

Morgan Hausback, Staff Writer October 27, 2021

The Justices have re-entered their velvet-lined room, and trust me, you should care.  A new term for the United States Supreme Court begins on the first Monday in October, which this year fell on...

How Bernie Sanders Misled an Entire Generation

Anastasia Hanonick, Copy Editor October 26, 2021

There are several universal laws. The sun rises in the East and sets in the West, a falling object will accelerate at approximately 9.81 meters per second and far-left liberals love Bernie Sanders.   I...

Im Only Human: A Reflection on Mental Health

I’m Only Human: A Reflection on Mental Health

Kaylee Gutzke, Contributor October 22, 2021

I want you to take a moment to imagine a day in the life of a college student with an anxiety disorder.  You’ve just woken up and your thoughts immediately start to race. Should I get out of...

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Meet Your New Candidate: Trish Gunby

Penelope Gardner, Opinion Editor October 22, 2021

Just outside of St. Louis City is Missouri’s Second Congressional District where Representative Trish Gunby is running for election. Rep. Gunby has served Missouri's House of Representatives 99th district...

Academic Anxiety: Your Grades Do Not Define You

Academic Anxiety: Your Grades Do Not Define You

Sara Qalbani, Staff Writer October 22, 2021

The shaking legs, the rapid heartbeat and the knot in your chest: I can assure you they’re not in your head. Academic anxiety is a term under the umbrella of anxiety experienced by many college students....

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