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Pause For Opinion: Fiona Clair

Pause For Opinion: Fiona Clair

September 30, 2018

Thank you for joining us for the first full episode of Pause for Opinion! This week I am talking about homelessness with a group of students from Labre at Saint Louis University. If you are looking to get invol...

The Billiken Buzz: Friday Fun

May 4, 2018

For our last Billiken Buzz of the semester, we played... Bean Boozled! This game by Jelly Belly has 10 different colored jelly beans, and each color has two flavors, one good and one bad. We figured out pretty quick which was which. Enjoy!

Misconceptions About Immigration

Misconceptions About Immigration

April 19, 2018

If you hear the word “immigrant,” you might have some specific images or words in your head. And it’s probably not because you are racist or bigoted, but because you have been led to believe a single...

Why Local Elections Matter

Why Local Elections Matter

April 19, 2018

Among all the drama of the Trump presidency, and with the Fight for Our Lives in full swing, voters in the United States are activated and excited about politics in a way that people have not seen in many...

Challenging Categories: International Students at SLU-Madrid

Challenging Categories: International Students at SLU-Madrid

April 19, 2018

My office is in San Ignacio Hall, making it easy for me to take a break in the cafeteria downstairs. I’ll sit down and chat with just about anyone. I feel welcomed, usually, even after explaining that...

Say My Name, Say My Name…Or Don’t

Nish Gorczyca, Design Editor

April 18, 2018

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Whether it’s the first day of class with a professor I’ve never had, ordering coffee at Starbucks or waiting for a nurse to get me for my doctor’s appointment, having a stranger try to pronounce my name is always awkward and sometimes stressful.

What Are You Building?

What Are You Building?

April 8, 2018

With Atlas Week 2018 beginning this Friday, this is a perfect time to reflect on SLU’s global reach and an international version of the Jesuit mission.

Uncrustables: Sandwiches or Dessert Ravioli?

Uncrustables: Sandwiches or Dessert Ravioli?

March 28, 2018

As a college kid on the go, convenience is key. What is more convenient than a ready-made peanut butter and jelly sandwich when you’re on your way out of the dorm, and you’ve only had enough time b...

The Woes of Senioritis

The Woes of Senioritis

March 23, 2018

The entity that is consuming my life at the present moment is graduation. I am constantly torn between wanting it to come sooner and wanting to put it off indefinitely. My mood swings between cripplin...

Sickle Cell Warriors

Sickle Cell Warriors

March 9, 2018

“Every time I go to the hospital, I suit up for battle!” There are ongoing discussions in the United States’ healthcare system regarding an alarming trend of addiction and drug overdose associated ...

Digital Access Codes: One Step Closer to Hell

Digital Access Codes: One Step Closer to Hell

March 9, 2018

In high school, teachers took great pleasure in trying to teach me what college was going to be like. This involved a variety of false statements like “You can’t miss lectures in college” that wer...

Thoughts on Lenten Dieting

Thoughts on Lenten Dieting

March 9, 2018

Almost every person I have met at SLU observes Lent, at least for the first few weeks. As a non-Catholic student, I had never been exposed to Mardi Gras celebrations or Ash Wednesday services, and so ...

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