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Molly Henle

September 28, 2005

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On a Friday afternoon in late April, while my fellow classmates became permanent residents at the library and scrambled to pull together their last shred of sanity to prepare for the final few weeks of classes, I loaded on a ...

How to Write a Constitution

Stephen Webber

September 28, 2005

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Less than a month from now, one of the most important elections in American history will occur-and you don't have a vote. On Oct. 15, Iraqi voters will go to the polls to decide the fate of the proposed Iraqi constitution. Wh...

A Farewell to Rhythm and Brews

Matthew Rysavy

September 28, 2005

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I heard about it waiting for a cup of coffee, early this summer, after a long day of work. The line at Nadoz, the coffee shop on the first floor of the Coronado, was long, and so the girl ahead of me turned around to chat and pa...

Defining and Defying Culture

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September 28, 2005

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The Catholic Church is an aged institution. Though 2,000 years old, it is always developing, adjusting to an ever-changing world-a world which, it seems, changes faster than the Church can keep up. The Vatican has set out to ev...

The Cherry Tree…

Dave Gallaher

September 21, 2005

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As I sit and watch the surreal pictures following Hurricane Katrina, I am somewhat shocked and, to be quite honest, disgusted to witness the immediate finger-pointing, political rhetoric and general "Bush-bashing" by the undeniably li...

…And Bush

Marshall Johnson

September 21, 2005

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Hurricanes happen. I'm not going to blame the guy for a hurricane. There is nothing he could have done to stop that. I'm not going to call him a racist, either. I don't think he's insensitive to any certain race of people.But th...

Smoke, Out

Matthew Lehner

September 21, 2005

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Every time I enter or exit my home, I gasp. The smokers outside of the Griesedieck complex have knighted themselves the sole proprietors of the porch step entrance to the dorm. Their habits are not only rude and unhealthy for th...

Another Fresh Perspective

Nick Otto

September 21, 2005

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As early as last spring, I was stressing about the transition to college. I would lie in my bed, my mind awry with a flurry of thoughts concerning what I would do with my time and freedom. I thought about things like having gi...

Remember when…?

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September 21, 2005

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Do you remember that kid who used to sit next to you in freshman English, the guy with the orange hair and freckles, who used to wear a Dave Matthews Band hat to class everyday? Or that girl who used to get really worked up an...

Research Should Show

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September 21, 2005

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Saint Louis University Research Shows-Captures National Award-Recieves Grant-Research Helps Understand-Professor Recognized... SLU has made headlines lately for its research work, amassing recognition from both local and natio...

An Apology to Our Readers

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September 21, 2005

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Last Wednesday, amid the bustle of production night, I was asked by our entertainment editor, Diana Benanti, if she could use the word "douche bag" in an article. I should have killed it right then. But instead, thinking the wor...

That SLU Instinct

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September 14, 2005

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The best way to show your pride in the Billiken: Stick him in the middle of the street. Step on his face; put your feet over his mouth. And let cars drive over him. School pride at SLU can be painful. But the Billiken Pride In...

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