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Either/Or: To Get Out of Iraq

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August 31, 2005

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As the war in Iraq grinds on, the need for an effective exit strategy becomes more and more apparent. American troops have found out just how dangerous a war run not by policy makers but by pollsters can be. Regardless of how we...

Learning to Speak in Other Words

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August 31, 2005

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"-De la sangre," I say. "No, no. Tension de la circulacion," she responds. "Alto y bajo." So often I find myself at a loss for words. I've worked with patients at La ClA-nica for a number of months nowA--since May 2005-and still I f...

The Things I’ve Seen

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August 31, 2005

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Oh, man. I have seen some ridiculous sights in my time, which isn't a very long time, given that I'm only 20. I have still seen some strange things, though. I was in Glacier National Park, backpacking with my dad this summer, w...

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...

Working Together

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August 31, 2005

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We best exemplify the unity of the SLU community at the beginning of the school year. Friends and acquaintances who were apart during the summer gather after classes and on weekends to reconnect. SLU students show their school pr...

What Makes a Mass

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August 31, 2005

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There is dignity in the entry to St. Francis Xavier College Church, something in the arching doorways, that points to something greater than ourselves, that reaches into broad spaces and open airs. We go to College Church-regardless of...

Play Hard…

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August 24, 2005

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“We want to be on top of our game, so to speak, so we can compete effectively with other institutions.” So said John Baworowsky, Saint Louis University's vice president of Enrollment Management and Academic Services,...

A Letter to Lawrence Biondi, S.J.

Thomas W. Delaney

August 24, 2005

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Dear Fr. Biondi, I am writing this to you to discuss not the graduation fee or the plethora of dismissals this summer, but, rather, your comments in the last issue of this paper.  You commented on how you are a student ...

Either/Or: An Analysis of the War in Iraq

Stephen Webber

August 24, 2005

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  Editor’s note: This column will be run in a two-part format—in each part, the author will present one possible option for ameliorating the situation in Iraq. This week, the commentary focuses on the advantages of bui...

Monologues Must Go

Gene Diamond

August 24, 2005

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  The Vagina Monologues Must Go Less than six months ago, Saint Louis University joined 26 other Catholic colleges and universities across the nation when it allowed an on-campus performance of Eve Ensler’s production, The...

When Fear Rears an Ugly Head

Maryam Zia

August 24, 2005

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  As they embark on the new school year, most students are filled with conflicting emotions. Among them are anticipation, excitement, worry and dread. Perhaps the most pervasive feeling, however, is fear. Fear of new ...

Moving Back In With My Parents

Maryam Zia

August 11, 2005

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      The first few days at home after the school year serve as a period of adjustment for me. I realize that now I have to people them when I am leaving, where I am going and when I will be back. They tell m...

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