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SLU’s Campus Election Engagement Project

SLU’s Campus Election Engagement Project

October 31, 2018

In 1916, more than 3,000 women marched in St. Louis to demand the right to vote. Their voices—lifted higher with every step—made up hundreds of thousands of suffragists’ calls for justice. One hund...

Midterm election preview: Don’t get your hopes up

Midterm election preview: Don’t get your hopes up

October 31, 2018

Despite all the hyperbolic talk from Republicans about an impending “red wave,” and all the media narrative pointing toward a “blue wave” in the midterm elections, the truth is no one really know...

Pause For Opinion Episode Two: Fiona Clair

Pause For Opinion Episode Two: Fiona Clair

October 31, 2018

There is a bias that young people are not informed or politically involved, but if you stroll down any college campus in an election season you'll see that is simply not the case. This episode I turn to...

Statement from Labre on “SLU’s treatment of the homeless population exposed”

Statement from Labre on “SLU’s treatment of the homeless population exposed”

October 25, 2018

In regard to the editorial on SLU's treatment of the homeless population, Labre has issued a statement to provide some clarity: "We wanted to let you know a few things -- since the article was publis...

October 24, 2018

Alongside one of the most important U.S. Senate races of this election, Missouri voters will have a number of important decisions to make when they head to the polls on Nov. 6. Over the past year, activis...

Is your straw ban really helping?

Is your straw ban really helping?

October 24, 2018

If you were to tell someone 10 years ago that in 2018 people were banning straws, they probably would have looked at you like you had two heads. Yet, here we are. It’s 2018. And we’re banning straw...

SLU’s treatment of the homeless population exposed

SLU’s treatment of the homeless population exposed

October 24, 2018

Saint Louis University is not upholding its Jesuit mission. As a university, our mission, according to the website,  is to “extend compassionate care to the ill and needy; and maintain and improve th...

YOUR VOTE COUNTS

YOUR VOTE COUNTS

October 18, 2018

There is a general bias that young people are uninformed. We are told that we are naive and disrespectful, and that we simply don’t care. Unfortunately, this bias was proven right in 2016 when, acco...

The Benefits of Undergraduate Research

The Benefits of Undergraduate Research

October 6, 2018

Research has become an important part of the medical school admissions process. While not required for admission, research experience often helps applicants to stand out from their peers and gain expos...

Keep Lambert Airport Public

Keep Lambert Airport Public

October 6, 2018

The city of St. Louis is currently considering whether to contract daily operations of Lambert Airport to a private company, essentially privatizing the operations and management of Missouri’s largest airport...

Sorority recruitment: Struggling to stay true to ourselves

Sorority recruitment: Struggling to stay true to ourselves

October 6, 2018

My friends and I spent the weekend of Sept. 6 in a whirlwind of emotion, anxiety and perfume. It was sorority recruitment weekend here at SLU, and my personal experience with it consisted of so many u...

Actions Speak Louder than Words: Josh Hawley’s Political Climb

Actions Speak Louder than Words: Josh Hawley’s Political Climb

October 6, 2018

In 2016, then-candidate for Missouri attorney general, Josh Hawley told St. Louis Public Radio that “Missourians deserve an attorney general who wants to be attorney general. And this isn’t just the next ...

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