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

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

Jack Johnston

October 6, 2018


Filed under Opinion

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 thing to run for.” His words connected well with Missourians, considering that he would later...

Pause For Opinion: Fiona Clair

Pause For Opinion: Fiona Clair

Fiona Clair, Editorial/Opinion Editor

September 30, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Featured News, Opinion

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 involved with Labre you can email [email protected], and if you want to donate to the organization you can Ve...

The Billiken Buzz: Friday Fun

The Billiken Buzz: Friday Fun

SLU-TV Staff

May 4, 2018


Filed under Humor, Opinion, SLU-TV

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

Celine Reinoso, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


Filed under Commentary, Opinion

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 story about immigrants in the United States. This dominant narrative about immigration and what...

Why Local Elections Matter

Why Local Elections Matter

Jakob Benedetti, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


Filed under Commentary, Opinion

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 years. Despite the surge in people registering to vote and actively participating in the national...

Challenging Categories: International Students at SLU-Madrid

Challenging Categories: International Students at SLU-Madrid

Paul Vita, Ph.D., Director and Academic Dean, Saint Louis University-Madrid Campus

April 19, 2018


Filed under Commentary, Opinion

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 I’m, um, the Dean. These conversations help me take the pulse of the campus and get to know our...

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?

Grant Mayfield, Identity Editor

April 8, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

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?

Monica Ryan, Associate Sports Editor

March 28, 2018


Filed under Opinion

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 between classes to grab the laptop charger you realized you forgot after sitting through your first clas...

The Woes of Senioritis

The Woes of Senioritis

Megan Anthony, Editor In Chief

March 23, 2018


Filed under Commentary, Opinion

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 crippling senioritis where I can spend anywhere from 30 minutes to three hours matching my socks the day befor...

Sickle Cell Warriors

Sickle Cell Warriors

Nia Sumpter, Contributor

March 9, 2018


Filed under Opinion

“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 with prescription narcotics. This trend has caused President Trump to issue a public health emergen...

Digital Access Codes: One Step Closer to Hell

Digital Access Codes: One Step Closer to Hell

Em Miller, News Editor

March 9, 2018


Filed under Commentary, Opinion

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 were accompanied by flimsy advice on time management. However, all of these helpful bits of advice fa...

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