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Hard Times Call for Soft Landings

Hard Times Call for Soft Landings

Lexi Kayser, Copy Editor October 7, 2021

In the wake of COVID-19, The Great Forest Park Balloon Race lifts eyes and spirits skyward.  One year ago, Forest Park’s Central Fields were barren. For the first time in 49 years, the annual...

Life Back on Campus

Life Back on Campus

Andrea Porter, Photo Editor October 6, 2021

Meet the Senior Editors

Meet the Senior Editors

Andrea Porter, Photo Editor October 5, 2021

Editor-in-Chief Conor Dorn, originally from River Forest, Illinois, is majoring in History. He joined The University News as an incoming freshman. Throughout his four years with the UNews, he has met...

Transitions

Transitions

Rebecca LiVigni, Editor-in-Chief May 2, 2021

I read once that we, like potted plants,need to be uprooted, stripped of the comfortable storecontainer we call home. We need to be gently–sometimes painfully–broken upour roots loosened and...

Spring at SLU

Spring at SLU

Andrea Porter, Photo Editor May 1, 2021

Just over a year ago, many students were on their spring breaks having the time of their lives. Students became hopeful that school was halfway through and summer was near. But when the pandemic hit and...

Day in the Life of a SLUdent

Day in the Life of a SLUdent

Andrea Porter, Photo Editor February 27, 2021

On Mar. 13, 2020, students learned that Saint Louis University would be closed for the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester. Two months into the pandemic, SLU was eager and arranged for students to safely...

What The Pandemic Has Taught Us

What The Pandemic Has Taught Us

Abby Campbell, Staff Photographer February 26, 2021

Almost a year has passed since the COVID-19 pandemic started. It has been a period of changing routines, relationships and values. The pandemic has forced most people to slow down and reflect; The University...

What Rape Culture Looks Like On College Campuses

Anastasia Hanonick , Contributor February 21, 2021

I will never forget one particular conversation I had with a friend during my freshman year of college. As we are walking back from the dining hall on a warm-ish September day, she turned to me and asked...

Photo courtesy of Chick-Fil-A

Galentine’s Day Guide

Andrea Porter and Abby Campbell February 13, 2021

We have provided a guide throughout the day, focusing on activities and restaurants to go to with your friends. We begin with our top three favorite brunch places within 15 minutes of SLU. Next we dive...

No line at Simon Recreation Center, November 3, 2020 at 1:00 p.m.

Why “I Voted”

Andrea Porter, Photo Editor November 9, 2020

Nov. 3, 2020 is a day many won’t forget. No matter their party, voters headed to the polls to exercise their right to vote in this year’s presidential election. Many were able to vote through absentee...

SLU’s support during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Lourdes Hindi, Contributor October 16, 2020

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and many have been representing Saint Louis University in spreading awareness for this prevalent disease. Many events like Sista Strut, Making Strides and Zeta...

Dogs of SLU

Dogs of SLU

Andrea Porter and Abby Campbell October 7, 2020

Since the beginning of the semester, the talk around campus has been about COVID-19 non-stop. Let’s take a break and meet some of our furry neighbors. Walking down West Pine, no matter the season, spring,...

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