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It Is a Shrubbery!

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September 14, 2005

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Two weeks ago, there appeared mysteriously on the west lawn of the Busch Student Center a gigantic, ivy bush in the vague shape of our beloved Billiken. For whom or what purpose this addition was intended is still uncertain. As...

Give Justice to That Roberts Guy…

Rex Gradeless

September 14, 2005

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There I was, walking through campus with a friend. We were on our way to grab some dinner at Fusz and had run out of things to talk about. And so I asked, "Hey, what do you think about the John Roberts nomination?" "The who?"So it...

…He Seems Alright

Benjamin Wisnewski

September 14, 2005

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The Roberts nomination for Chief Justice of the United States could have ramifications on this country for decades to come. While some may not care all that much about John Roberts or the Supreme Court in general, to quote Re...

Know the Mass

Silvia McLain

September 14, 2005

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Walking down the steps of Gries amid a throng of 10 p.m. Mass-goers, I looked out in the Quad to see several more groups of students strolling toward the College Church for their weekly dose of good music and humorous homily. Wh...

Be a Leader?

Matthew Lehner

September 14, 2005

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During my junior and senior years of high school, I guess you could have said I was an overachiever. To gain some experience and a feel for the field I was thinking about pursuing, I took the initiative to call my local state re...

Re: Katrina

Erica Rancilio

September 8, 2005

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Editor's note: The following is an e-mail from Erica Rancilio, a 2004 SLU graduate, who attends Tulane Law School. She sent this letter to a friend at SLU last week, and later gave it to the University News to share with our re...

Wear Your Own Pants

Sarah Hale

September 8, 2005

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Just before Labor Day, I wore a conspicuously large hole through my favorite pair of corduroys. I was repeatedly advised by family and close friends to throw them away, but a twinge of materialistic nostalgia kept them from th...

A Fresh Perspective

Jen Mertens

September 8, 2005

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A glimpse into the mind of college freshmen would definitely reveal the wide array of emotions that accompany their first week of freedom. How much laundry detergent goes in the washer? You actually have to attend class? What am...

Listening to Katrina’s Voice

Steven Fowler

September 8, 2005

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Recently, a convoy of minivans, SUVs and pickup trucks rolled into St. Louis carrying essential supplies. Dads and armies of orange shirts unloaded tons of 19-inch televisions, mini-fridges, multiple video game systems and ca...

We Are A Community

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September 8, 2005

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There is no need for elegant introduction or sentimental preface: Every one of us is deeply saddened by the disaster along the Gulf Coast and empathetic to those whose lives have been affected. So much has been said of the di...

The News

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September 7, 2005

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Remember when your high school civics teacher would give you extra-credit just for watching the news or bringing to class a newspaper article on the latest goings-on in government or international affairs? Well, for most of u...

Words of Wisdom

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August 31, 2005

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If you could start college over again-return with an empty palate and clean reputation, but with the knowledge of a college experience that you've already lived-what would you do differently?They say that hindsight is 20-20 (t...

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