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The verdict’s in

Penelope Gardner, Opinion Editor November 28, 2022

Two years ago, I wrote about my reservations toward Associate Justice Amy Coney Barrett and the future I was afraid of if she was appointed to the Supreme Court. Today, many of these fears have become...

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The brutal nature of hostile infastructure

John Prusak, Contributor November 28, 2022

With the winter season approaching, many people begin to think of the holiday season, ice-skating or sledding. However, the cold weather that brings happy memories to some may  be a death sentence for...

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What is worth more, art or life?

Lauren Hutchens, Contributor November 28, 2022

Recent videos have surfaced on the internet featuring climate change activists throwing a variety of foods onto famous paintings such as Monet’s “Les Meules,” van Gogh’s “Sunflowers” and Da...

Why you should make the effort to get the COVID bivalent and flu vaccines

Why you should make the effort to get the COVID bivalent and flu vaccines

Ameya Padakanti, Staff Writer November 28, 2022

Do your part. Get vaccinated. Have you seen that type of billboard in the past two years?  Vaccines are a hotly debated topic in today’s world. For some, they raise suspicion as they view vaccines...

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...

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