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An Editorial Board Statement on “No Vote: Still Political”

An Editorial Board Statement on “No Vote: Still Political”

November 15, 2018

The University News prides itself on showcasing a variety of different events on campus and opinions held by writers and contributors. When the organization falls short on quality, it is its duty to be...

No Vote: Still Political

No Vote: Still Political

November 13, 2018

In the past few weeks, I’ve spent a lot of time contemplating whether or not to vote. After much thought, I decided not to. I have drawn much criticism over this decision, but I stand firmly by it. As a ...

Georgia: Democracy’s Ground Zero

Georgia: Democracy’s Ground Zero

October 31, 2018

Georgia’s gubernatorial race is being stolen in real time. Republican candidate Brian Kemp is in a neck-and-neck race with Democratic opponent Stacey Abrams. Kemp also happens to be the secretary of ...

A response to “SLU’s treatment of the homeless population exposed”

A response to “SLU’s treatment of the homeless population exposed”

October 31, 2018

As the CFO of the University, and someone who attended “Pizza with the President” a few weeks ago, I would like to respond to the opinion piece published in the Oct. 18 issue of The University News...

SLU’s Campus Election Engagement Project

SLU’s Campus Election Engagement Project

October 31, 2018

In 1916, more than 3,000 women marched in St. Louis to demand the right to vote. Their voices—lifted higher with every step—made up hundreds of thousands of suffragists’ calls for justice. One hund...

Midterm election preview: Don’t get your hopes up

Midterm election preview: Don’t get your hopes up

October 31, 2018

Despite all the hyperbolic talk from Republicans about an impending “red wave,” and all the media narrative pointing toward a “blue wave” in the midterm elections, the truth is no one really know...

Pause For Opinion Episode Two: Fiona Clair

Pause For Opinion Episode Two: Fiona Clair

October 31, 2018

There is a bias that young people are not informed or politically involved, but if you stroll down any college campus in an election season you'll see that is simply not the case. This episode I turn to...

Statement from Labre on “SLU’s treatment of the homeless population exposed”

Statement from Labre on “SLU’s treatment of the homeless population exposed”

October 25, 2018

In regard to the editorial on SLU's treatment of the homeless population, Labre has issued a statement to provide some clarity: "We wanted to let you know a few things -- since the article was publis...

October 24, 2018

Alongside one of the most important U.S. Senate races of this election, Missouri voters will have a number of important decisions to make when they head to the polls on Nov. 6. Over the past year, activis...

Is your straw ban really helping?

Is your straw ban really helping?

October 24, 2018

If you were to tell someone 10 years ago that in 2018 people were banning straws, they probably would have looked at you like you had two heads. Yet, here we are. It’s 2018. And we’re banning straw...

SLU’s treatment of the homeless population exposed

SLU’s treatment of the homeless population exposed

October 24, 2018

Saint Louis University is not upholding its Jesuit mission. As a university, our mission, according to the website,  is to “extend compassionate care to the ill and needy; and maintain and improve th...

YOUR VOTE COUNTS

YOUR VOTE COUNTS

October 18, 2018

There is a general bias that young people are uninformed. We are told that we are naive and disrespectful, and that we simply don’t care. Unfortunately, this bias was proven right in 2016 when, acco...

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