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Maternal Mortality Rates are Rising in Missouri and Black Mothers are at Risk

Rebecca LiVigni, Editor-in-Chief February 18, 2021

Mothers are the foundation of our society, they birth and often raise their children, nourishing the future of our world. However, in the United States, and Missouri in particular, a new trend in maternal...

The University News Editorial Board: One year after Parkland

The University News Editorial Board: One year after Parkland

Fíona Clair and Editorial Board February 14, 2019

Valentine’s Day is a day of love and cheesy Hallmark cards, but this year it is also an anniversary of violence. Our world is plagued with acts of violence that polarize communities and steal hope from...

An Editorial Board Statement on

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

Meredyth Staunch, Editor-in-Chief 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

Chuck Kolmer, Contributor 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...

Georgia: Democracy’s Ground Zero

Georgia: Democracy’s Ground Zero

Julia Morell, Contributor 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”

David Heimburger, Contributor 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

Lauren Cavignano, Contributor 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...

Midterm election preview: Don’t get your hopes up

Midterm election preview: Don’t get your hopes up

Jakob Benedetti, Contributor 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 knows...

Pause For Opinion Episode 2

Pause For Opinion Episode 2

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

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 published,...

Jakob Benedetti, Contributor 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, activists...

SLU’s treatment of the homeless population exposed

SLU’s treatment of the homeless population exposed

Nadia Sirajuddin, Contributor 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 the...

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