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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 Tau Alpha’s philanthropy week help raise money and inform not only the campus but others about the statistics regarding breast cancer. This year, Si...

The Inception of Thrive: A Learning Community for Black SLU Students

The Inception of Thrive: A Learning Community for Black SLU Students

October 16, 2020

Saint Louis University, an institution with a long history of racial injustice, including once owning enslaved people, is seek...

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Grand Lobby Mural Taken Down Over Representation Concerns

October 16, 2020

The mural in the Grand Hall lobby was taken down recently by SLU Housing and Residence Life. This change comes as many SLU depart...

The most famous Chess piece that sits out front of Morrissey Hall has been removed.

What’s Going On With The Chess Piece?

October 16, 2020

The chess piece statue outside of Morrissey Hall is by far one of the most loved attractions on campus. Sitting outside the hom...

SLU’s Laundry Rooms Don’t Clean Themselves

Penelope Gardner, Staff Writer

October 14, 2020

The satisfaction of stepping out of the shower, drying off with a warm towel fresh from the dryer, stepping into cozy pajamas, getting wrapped up in clean bedsheets and knowing that all your laundry is done is my favorite feeling in the world. As a residential college student, the washers and dryers located in the community laundry room are what make this...

The Dolphin Pond Dilemma

The Dolphin Pond Dilemma

October 14, 2020

For twenty-six years, perched within a lovely campus fountain, seven magnificent dolphins continually shot water from their mouths ba...

A Week of Strength

A Week of Strength

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 ...

Dogs of SLU

Dogs of SLU

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 s...

Voting at SLU

Voting at SLU

October 7, 2020

This semester, the SLU campus is a hub of voting-centered activities. A group of students within the Center for Service and Comm...

Chalk the Talk, Walk the Walk

Chalk the Talk, Walk the Walk

October 6, 2020

“No officer was…” Ashlee Lambert, SLU graduate student, began to write on the clock tower of North Campus the morning of ...

GeoSLU to Train Members of U.S Intelligence Community

Conor Dorn, Associate News Editor

October 6, 2020

Last month, SLU’s Vice President for Research, Kenneth Oliff, PhD, announced that SLU’s Geospatial Institute (GeoSLU) was awarded a five million dollar grant, called the GEOINT Learning through Academic Programs (GLAP), which promotes the training of members of the U.S intelligence community by SLU faculty. Oliff specified that the workforce of the Departme...

Jesuits Protest Injustice Against Black Lives

Jesuits Protest Injustice Against Black Lives

October 6, 2020

The Jesuit mission reminds us that “Faith, justice and solidarity with the poor and the excluded are central elements of the Jes...

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