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Coronado Residents Fight for Safer Residential Community

Coronado Residents Fight for Safer Residential Community

Seyoon Choi, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

In the past two weeks, two separate carjackings at the Coronado Place and Towers parking garage have raised concerns about potentially inadequate safety measures.    On Wednesday, Sept. 18, at approximately 9:30 p.m., two suspects held a resident at gunpoint, demanding the keys to his ve...

SLU Develops Lots East of Hospital

SLU Develops Lots East of Hospital

Savanah Seyer, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

It is no secret that SLU is undertaking a number of development projects both on and off campus. One of the most recent projects the University is part of involves redeveloping a part of Midtown. Gate District West, which is the neighborhood housing most of SLU’s medical campus, is the main site of thi...

Memorial Service Reflects on Life of SLU Alum Sam Gaskill

Memorial Service Reflects on Life of SLU Alum Sam Gaskill

Jacob Cunningham, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

This past Monday, Sept. 30, friends, family and faculty gathered in the Spring Hall chapel to remember the life of Sam Gaskill. Those in attendance recounted stories of Gaskill and listened to music to foster an atmosphere of remembrance for those who knew him. Many of Gaskill’s friends and acquain...

Confronting SLU’s History With Slavery

Confronting SLU’s History With Slavery

Conor Dorn, Associate News Editor

October 4, 2019

In 2016, SLU joined the Jesuits USA Central and Southern Province (UCS) in launching an initiative to confront a joint history of involvement in the enslavement of African Americans that dates back to the founding of the university.  The initiative, called the Slavery, History, Memory and Reconcil...

SavingSLU Continues to Challenge Administration

SavingSLU Continues to Challenge Administration

Savanah Seyer, Staff Writer

October 3, 2019

Following up on the last issue’s story of the formation of SavingSLU, this article is meant to report on the proceedings of the teach-in of Sept. 25, not to be a commentary on the issues themselves. SavingSLU is an organization made up of faculty members from across campus whose goal is to inform ...

The SLU STEM Wellness Initiative Provides Relaxation for High-Stress Field

The SLU STEM Wellness Initiative Provides Relaxation for High-Stress Field

Klaudia Wachnik, Contributor

October 3, 2019

Any student that has taken a class in the STEM field understands the intense academic rigour and competitive nature of the courses. While some students may flourish in this setting, others may wither -- especially freshmen, who may be new to the rigors of collegiate academics.  Margaret O’Brien, sophomore, reflects on h...

SLU Fall Fashion Preview

SLU Fall Fashion Preview

Jack Johnston, Staff Writer

October 3, 2019

SLU has some promising, but not surprising, styles to look forward to this fall. When walking down West Pine, be sure to find the casual statement pieces, that is, comfortable fall wear with a striking accessory or garment. When thinking of fall styles, many of us think of picking pumpkins in flann...

SLU Nursing School Renamed

SLU Nursing School Renamed

Caroline Lipski, Staff Writer

October 3, 2019

They say that the best presents in life come in small packages. However, the generous $4 million gift to the nursing school from Trudy Busch Valentine, an alumna of SLU’s nursing department, proves that it isn’t the size of the gift that matters, but rather its ability to keep on giving. In rec...

James F. Scott, Ph.D.: 1934-2019

James F. Scott, Ph.D.: 1934-2019

Jeanette Grider, Contributor

September 26, 2019

Scott joined the faculty of SLU’s English department in 1962 where he taught courses in 19th and 20th century British literature, film history and criticism, media history and documentary filmmaking. He also established the University’s film studies program.   Scott received his undergraduate degr...

Study Spots for Study Habits

Study Spots for Study Habits

Sara Qalbani, Contributor

September 26, 2019

Whether it’s inside Pius XII Memorial Library or outside of the Center for Global Citizenship (CGC), every student needs a comfortable setting to complete their schoolwork. To accommodate nearly all study habits, SLU has incorporated many different areas on and around campus to ensure a successful e...

A Discussion on Language: The SLU “Safety” Bubble

A Discussion on Language: The SLU “Safety” Bubble

September 19, 2019

This article was anonymously submitted by a slu student in reaction to “SLU “SAFETY BUBBLE”: A MATTER OF PERCEPTION"   “This atmosphere is known as the SLU ‘Safety Bubble.’ This safety bubble can be attributed to the diligence of the Department of Public Safety (DPS),” SLU “S...

There is Simply No SLU Without You

There is Simply No SLU Without You

Caroline Lipski, Staff Writer

September 19, 2019

With suicide rates escalating across college campuses, SLU is at the forefront of suicide prevention and education. This past week, SLU’s Campus Recreation and Wellness Center orchestrated Suicide Prevention Week, in order to express to students that there simply is no SLU without you. Campus Rec ...

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