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“The Quality of Mercy Is Not Strained”: Learning from the Gateway Times Debacle

Andrew Sweeso, Contributor January 11, 2021

As a Catholic senior at SLU, I was shocked by the recent controversy surrounding the Gateway Times. It sickened me when an anonymous character attack on a University News writer—a fellow student—came...

A Faculty Response to “The Gateway/Gayway Times Debacle, Fully Explained”

Faculty Contributors December 2, 2020

The recent UNews article reporting the deplorable social media attacks on LGBT people at SLU included inaccurate and disparaging remarks about SLU’s Catholic Studies Centre. As we all know, SLU’s...

Making the Most of Religious Holidays Amidst a Pandemic

Making the Most of Religious Holidays Amidst a Pandemic

Sara Qalbani, Staff Writer November 12, 2020

2020 has taken away countless events that many people were looking forward to, including many important religious holidays. For Muslims, many were unable to celebrate the end of Ramadan with Eid-al-Fitr...

Jesuits Protest Injustice Against Black Lives

Jesuits Protest Injustice Against Black Lives

Klaudia Wachnik, Staff Writer October 6, 2020

The Jesuit mission reminds us that “Faith, justice and solidarity with the poor and the excluded are central elements of the Jesuit mission of reconciliation.” A central component of this mission is...

The impact of coronavirus on Ramadan

The impact of coronavirus on Ramadan

Sara Qalbani, Staff Writer April 24, 2020

Ramadan is one of the most sacred months for Muslims, as it is filled with fasting, prayers and reflections on what to be grateful for. This time is also very cherished by communities because it brings...

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SLU’S Faith Community Goes Virtual

Conor Dorn, Associate News Editor April 16, 2020

As the SLU community continues to adjust to new ways of operating during the COVID-19 pandemic, one area which has seen tremendous success is the maintenance of a strong and welcoming community of faith.  As...

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Students Practice Jesuit Advocacy in Washington D.C.

Emma Carmody, Editor-in-Chief December 6, 2019

Jesuits have always been called to advocate for those living on the margins of society.  On Nov. 16–18, a group of students practiced this advocacy in Washington D.C. as part of the Ignatian Family...

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Sr. Catherine Mutindi Wins $1 Million Opus Prize

Conor Dorn, Associate News Editor December 6, 2019

On Thursday, Nov. 21, SLU hosted the 2019 Opus Prize ceremony in the Center for Global Citizenship. Sister Catherine Mutindi was announced as the 2019 Opus Prize Laureate, winning $1 million for her charity,...

Chick-fil-a is Ruffling Some Feathers

Chick-fil-a is Ruffling Some Feathers

Lexi Kayser, Staff Writer December 5, 2019

Chick-fil-A has been the source of a lot of conflict lately, finding its name among newspaper headlines, Twitter trends and on the tip of most food-lovers’ (and politics lovers’) tongues.   Who...

The Reinert Statement

The Reinert Statement

Adam Ryan and Mark Freeman December 4, 2019

Resisting Modernity We, the concerned students of Saint Louis University, are deeply unsettled by the deterioration of the Jesuit values upon which this University was founded. Many of us came to...

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Ministry Transcends Border in El Paso

Conor Dorn, Associate News Editor November 25, 2019

For the past twenty-two years, three dioceses of El Paso, Las Cruces and Ciudad Juarez—all situated around the U.S-Mexico border—have hosted an annual border mass in El Paso, Texas in a show of international...

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