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A Week of Strength

A Week of Strength

Penelope Gardner, Staff Writer October 14, 2020

This past week, SLU students have come together via Zoom to support one another’s mental health.  SLU participated in Suicide Prevention Week from Sept. 28 to Oct. 1. The Campus Recreation and Wellness...

Graphic by Grace Dunlavy.

SLU Community Remains Strong Amidst COVID-19

Conor Dorn, Associate News Editor April 1, 2020

Over the past few weeks, the entire community at Saint Louis University has been affected by the outbreak of COVID-19 in dramatic and unprecedented ways. Students have left their dorm rooms and apartments,...

New Wellness Center Opens in Place of Library Annex

New Wellness Center Opens in Place of Library Annex

Klaudia Wachnik, Staff Writer February 21, 2020

On Feb. 11, the Anthropedia Center for Well-Being, comprised of the Anthropedia Academy and The Wellness Agora, opened its doors to the public. After being approached by the previous owner, the Wellness...

Ashlee Kothenbeutel // Illustration Editor

How to Vote While Studying Abroad

Mikhail Faulconer, Staff Writer February 12, 2020

Voting in the U.S. can be complex due to the variation in state laws regarding registration. The process can be further complicated by voting via absentee ballot, even more so for submitting an absentee...

Emma Carmody // Editor-in-Chief

SLU Named Among Top 9 Percent for Financial Aid

Seyoon Choi, Contributor January 23, 2020

Financing college is often one of the daunting tasks for students and their families. But according to a new LendU report, Saint Louis University ranks considerably high in the amount of financial aid...

Photo Courtesy of Saint Louis University.

SLU Study: Indian Fruit Shows Promise As Cancer Fighter

Leah George, Staff Writer January 23, 2020

SLU researcher Dr. Ratna Ray recently completed work on the effects of a popular Indian fruit called bitter melon. Ray’s work suggests that the bitter melon has the potential to delay the growth of cancer...

Photo Courtesy of Saint Louis University

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,...

Photo Credits to Diane Richter, P.h.D.

Interdisciplinary Center for Autism Services

Klaudia Wachnik, Contributor November 25, 2019

In July of 2019, the lower level of Fitzgerald Hall opened its doors to the public as the Interdisciplinary Center for Autism Services. The center is designed to be a safe, reliable space where children...

Response to Better Apart: SLU Should Sever Its Ties to Rex Sinquefield

Response to “Better Apart: SLU Should Sever Its Ties to Rex Sinquefield”

Enbal Shacham, Contributor November 7, 2019

This letter is in response to a few vocal faculty members that have been providing a perspective that does not reflect the large majority of the faculty here at Saint Louis University. On Oct. 17th,...

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Volunteers Exposed to Flu for New SLU Study

Caroline Lipski, Staff Writer October 31, 2019

The only thing not pleasant about receiving a $3,310 check and state-of-the-art hospitality is potentially receiving the flu because of it.  Last week, SLU’s Center for Vaccine Development initiated...

The Unfortunate Truth Behind Where Our Waste Ends Up

The Unfortunate Truth Behind Where Our Waste Ends Up

Jordan Bailey, Staff Writer October 31, 2019

What would modern life be without plastics? According to the World Economic Forum, plastic production has skyrocketed over the last 50 years, growing from 16.5 million tons in 1964 to 343 million tons...

COLLAB Grand Opening 5/21/19.

SLU and WashU Join Forces to Create COLLAB

Caroline Lipski, Staff Writer June 18, 2019

Despite being only half a mile away, the Cortex Innovation District remains a mystery to most SLU students. A 200-acre hub for technology and science, the Cortex buzzes with over 400 companies and thousands...

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