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Happily Collegial, Even in Conflict

Happily Collegial, Even in Conflict

December 7, 2017

As I sat down to read the November 16 issue of the UNews, I was struck by the luminous constellation of student-authored op-ed pieces in that issue. Among them, Grant Mayfield, Jaryn Blackshear-Bryant,...

A Call to Action for Students

A Call to Action for Students

April 27, 2017

My fellow Billikens, we have work to do. When the Oath of Inclusion was created, it was not to show our campus as it existed, but rather as it could and should exist. After a series of bias incidents,...

Response to editorial on contraception

Response to editorial on contraception

April 27, 2017

Dear UNews Editorial Board, I strongly disagree with your view, and SGA’s, that “SLU should increase access to contraception.” I respond in particular to your editorial in last week’s issue...

UNews editorial on contraception is unreasonable

UNews editorial on contraception is unreasonable

April 27, 2017

Dear Editor, I’m responding to an article I read earlier arguing that SLU should provide birth control to students because, to paraphrase the writing, SLU shouldn’t force adherence to Catholic doctrine,...

Letter to the Editor

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April 27, 2017

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Dear UNews Editors, Following the SGA resolution urging the university provision for artificial contraception, an editorial appeared last week echoing that recommendation. As Dr. Pestello indicated in the open forum when this issue arose, we are a university founded upon and shaped by the Catholic and Jesuit intellectual tradition that holds a particular view of the human person. Precisely as a Catholic institution, we never ...

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

April 21, 2017

Dear University News Editor: I read with great interest your opinion piece on “How Netflix is shaping American society”. I commend you for addressing a huge cultural issue shaping our society. You...

Letter to the editor: Understanding the Oath of Inclusion

Letter to the editor: Understanding the Oath of Inclusion

April 10, 2017

As we approach the sixth anniversary of the launch of the Oath of Inclusion, we wanted to take the opportunity to educate our SLU community about the context of its drafting and the intent in its creation. In...

Regarding articles from the March 23 issue

Regarding articles from the March 23 issue

March 30, 2017

To the Editor: I write to express concerns about your reporting for two front-page stories in the March 23 edition of the University News. While no doubt of interest to your readers, the lack of...

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

March 5, 2017

Saint Louis University has a moral obligation to our community and to the environment to transition away from our reliance on coal-based energy. Wind and solar powered energy is becoming more attractive...

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

February 19, 2017

This letter is in response to the recent articles covering immigration. My grandfather Albert Joseph Bialek came to the United States from Poland (Galicia) in 1910. According to the Ellis Island website...

Letter to the Editor 11/3/16

Letter to the Editor 11/3/16

November 4, 2016

I am sorry, Mr. or Ms. Editor, but you have made a mistake. I served at the Botanical Heights neighborhood with my sorority sisters for Make a Difference Day (MADD). We cleaned a playground, made a garden...

Unsolicited Letter to Aspiring POTUS’

Unsolicited Letter to Aspiring POTUS’

October 3, 2016

Unsolicited Letter to Aspiring POTUS’: Sometimes, if you understand only ‘weak’ and ‘strong,’ you are blind to ‘right’ and ‘wrong.’ This year’s U.S. presidential election isn’t...

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