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A Sweet Tooth’s Guide to Ditching Sugar

A Sweet Tooth’s Guide to Ditching Sugar

December 6, 2018

Now that the holiday season is upon us, it is time for everyone to start loosening their belts and giving up on their diets until New Year’s rolls around again. Or at least that’s always my game plan....

The Woes of Grand Forest 3434

The Woes of Grand Forest 3434

December 6, 2018

I live in Grand Forest. Please don’t stalk me. Just kidding, it’s 3434 we’re having a party on Friday night. See you there. Just kidding again, I’m babysitting because I have to make that bread. ...

War on Christmas?

War on Christmas?

December 6, 2018

It’s the most wonderful time of the year—and recently, also the touchiest. The past few years have engulfed jolly well-wishers in a fairly intense inter-religious crisis. According to many Christians, t...

Previewing the 2020 Presidential Election

Previewing the 2020 Presidential Election

December 6, 2018

If you thought you could forget about politics for a while now that the midterms are over, think again. The first stages of the 2020 election have already begun in the form of the “invisible primary,” w...

Reflecting on 2018’s “October Surprises”

Reflecting on 2018’s “October Surprises”

November 29, 2018

American politics are unique, and not in a good way. Anyone who spends time studying our electoral process and how we choose to conduct our elections will quickly find that there are many facets of our...

We can’t all be friends

We can’t all be friends

November 29, 2018

In grade school, when the only opinions that we hold have to do with boy band members and ice cream flavors, it’s remarkably easy to be friends with everyone. In college, well… not so much. Suddenly,...

An honest review of the iPhone XR

An honest review of the iPhone XR

November 29, 2018

While it is exhilarating to get a new phone, it can also be pretty frustrating to figure out which phone to buy. Top phones include the iPhone XR and iPhone XS, Samsung Note 9, Samsung Galaxy S9 and Google...

A response to  “No vote: Still political”

A response to “No vote: Still political”

November 29, 2018

In the last edition of the University News, there was an editorial piece titled “No Vote: Still Political.” The author of the piece explained their decision not to vote in the most recent elections...

Misconceptions About Immigration

Misconceptions About Immigration

April 19, 2018

If you hear the word “immigrant,” you might have some specific images or words in your head. And it’s probably not because you are racist or bigoted, but because you have been led to believe a single...

Why Local Elections Matter

Why Local Elections Matter

April 19, 2018

Among all the drama of the Trump presidency, and with the Fight for Our Lives in full swing, voters in the United States are activated and excited about politics in a way that people have not seen in many...

Challenging Categories: International Students at SLU-Madrid

Challenging Categories: International Students at SLU-Madrid

April 19, 2018

My office is in San Ignacio Hall, making it easy for me to take a break in the cafeteria downstairs. I’ll sit down and chat with just about anyone. I feel welcomed, usually, even after explaining that...

The Woes of Senioritis

The Woes of Senioritis

March 23, 2018

The entity that is consuming my life at the present moment is graduation. I am constantly torn between wanting it to come sooner and wanting to put it off indefinitely. My mood swings between cripplin...

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