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UNews shares their favorite Super Bowl memories

UNews shares their favorite Super Bowl memories

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February 5, 2017


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Megan H: My favorite Super Bowl memory was when the Seahawks were playing the Patriots. I went to a party at my friend’s house. There were tons of people, food and games. During the game, my friend’s mom took two crock pot lids and challenged the people sitting on the couches to throw pillows at...

SLU should become a sanctuary campus

SLU should become a sanctuary campus

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February 5, 2017


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In allegiance with its student body and with its Mission, Saint Louis University should declare its campus a sanctuary to all students, including to all immigrants, no matter their status as citizens or not. Since the election, undocumented students across the country have felt less safe, and by declaring...

First impressions of the re-redesigned Billiken

First impressions of the re-redesigned Billiken

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January 26, 2017


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Below, the UNews editorial team writes our first impressions of the re-redesign of the Billiken, which was unveiled on Wednesday night. Tom: My initial thought on the newest incarnation of the Billiken was that his chin is entirely too big. But that’s okay, because it is not the old Billiken, and...

Are humans the next GMO?

Are humans the next GMO?

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January 26, 2017


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Humans continue to accomplish technological feats that change the world as we know it, often doing so in such fundamental ways that the previous generation scarcely recognizes the new society. Those of us in our late teens and early 20s will not be immune to this fate. We too will not recognize our planet, a...

Senior send-off: Arts editor reflects on time at UNews

Senior send-off: Arts editor reflects on time at UNews

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December 1, 2016


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After unsuccessfully finding a club I liked my freshman year, I aimed to find my place as sophomore year approached. I walked through the sea of sweaty freshmen at the SLU fair and eventually wandered up to the UNews table. Since I was a journalism major, I knew it would be pretty stupid of me to pass...

Trump’s Cabinet picks will shape the nation

Trump’s Cabinet picks will shape the nation

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December 1, 2016


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Distinguishing an individual from the people with whom they associate is no simple task. Although an individual’s personality varies according to the situation, the people one spends most of their time with can inform the observer of the type of person the individual is. All of the values and preferences...

Condemning half of the electorate hurts our democracy

Condemning half of the electorate hurts our democracy

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November 17, 2016


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The brutal 2016 presidential campaign ended with many voters disillusioned with the voting process and with their fellow Americans. While a portion of the American electorate partook in the political process for the first time and celebrated the victory of Donald Trump, supporters of Hillary Clinton...

U.S. Government should put soldiers first

U.S. Government should put soldiers first

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November 17, 2016


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Since 1954, the U.S. has celebrated Veterans Day on Nov. 11 — the same November day that the Allies signed the armistice with Germany and ended World War I in 1918. On Veterans Day, Facebook feeds fill with expressions of gratitude, streets are crowded with parades and former soldiers visits schools...

Editors respond to the 2017 Presidential Election

Editors respond to the 2017 Presidential Election

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November 14, 2016


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Tess Brock: We all grow up thinking America is the best place in the world, but now I have never been so ashamed of our country. We elected a horrible human being to the White House. A person who has put the fear in the hearts of every single minority in America with hateful and offensive words. However,...

Media bias: Engendering distrust in the press

Media bias: Engendering distrust in the press

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November 14, 2016


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I have to put up with some of the most dishonest people in the world — the media,” President-elect Donald Trump said on Nov. 2. This statement, made at a rally in Pensacola, Fla., parallels a number of others Trump and his campaign made regarding “the media.” He and his campaign did not clarify...

Recommendations for spring classes

Recommendations for spring classes

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November 4, 2016


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With course selections around the corner, we asked our Editorial Board about their favorite classes and professors. Their responses are below. Brendan Williams: I needed a final literature credit, so I searched for something that sounded fun. I ended up deciding on LGBT Literature and Culture taught...

Republicans: Where to from here?

Republicans: Where to from here?

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November 4, 2016


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On Nov. 8, voters will select the nation’s next president. Although many candidates are running for America’s highest office, the winner will most likely be either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump. The presidential race typically diverts attention from other contests, and while races at the state...

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