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Editorial Staff

February 1, 2006

Filed under Opinion

From education to the economy and from technology to the War on Terror, President George W. Bush discussed serious topics in the pipeline for 2006 during his Jan. 31 State of the Union address. He called us, the American people, to...

Turn Off the Trash

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February 1, 2006

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To the Editor: I am a new student at Saint Louis University, and my experience at the school has been positive in many ways.  The classes I am taking are interesting, and the teachers I have had contact with seem dedicated to...

Respect Black History

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February 1, 2006

Filed under Opinion

To the Editor: When the second semester started here at Saint Louis University, I returned on the earliest day possible, which was Jan. 13.  The first day of classes, which was Jan. 17, I was passing the mailboxes inside Gr...

A Reminder: the Five Dimensions of SLU

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February 1, 2006

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To the Editor: Recently, The University News published my commentary "The SLU Mission in Action: The Five Dimensions." I thought it might be useful to print the Five Dimensions in The University News as well. That text foll...

Addicting Students

Carly Caminiti

February 1, 2006

Filed under Opinion

It was an ordinary weekday; I walked into the Shell station to get a Slurpee. However, when I got into line, I noticed how unusually crowded it was. As I watched the girl in front of me buy a pack of Camel Lights, I heard the ca...

Blue Crew, We Can’t Hear You

Chris Viernes

January 18, 2006

Filed under Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: I can't lie, I wont deny it - of the four years that I have spent here at SLU, only this year have I really gotten into our watching and supporting our sports teams. It is a commonly known fact, although not openly...

A Time to Heal

The Editors

January 18, 2006

Filed under Editorials

According to Catholic tradition, a handful of the exceptionally faithful attain official sainthood. Some-patron saints-have a knack for specialization. Catholics believe patron saints reroute spiritual pleading and intercede with...

Hard at Work

The Editors

January 18, 2006

Filed under Editorials

The Dec. 1 St. Louis Post-Dispatch article that awarded President Lawrence Biondi, S.J., "Citizen of the Year" notes that Fr. Biondi often works from 7:30 a.m. straight until 10 or 11 at night-a long day for anyone, even a university...

The SLU Mission in Action: The Five Dimensions

Joe Weixlmann Ph.D.

January 18, 2006

Filed under Commentary

If one were to ask, "What is the fundamental purpose of a Saint Louis University education?" the likely answer would be, "To become men and women for others." While this response would be true on one level, it would not explain...

How to Keep Your Resolutions

ROB GARTLAND

January 18, 2006

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Ah, New Year's. A time for new beginnings. A time to start fresh, ready to blaze the trail to a better life. A time when you wake up after New Year's Eve, amazed that you were able to drink four handles of the Captain AND still...

A Christmas Retrospective

Nick Otto

January 18, 2006

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I remember when I was in elementary school and I would look forward to Christmas all through the first semester. There was always a boatload of stuff that I would want. I would have a nice long list, chock full of predictable...

Stepped Over

Editorial Staff

November 30, 2005

Filed under Opinion

Student Government President Cari Johns made an appalling announcement last night: University officials, namely Vice President of Student Development John Baworowsky, are negotiating the "removal" of stipends given to leaders of...

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