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A Boycott of Olympic Proportions

A Boycott of Olympic Proportions

Sydney Altemose, Sports Editor December 8, 2021

On Monday, Dec. 6,  the White House announced that no diplomatic leaders will be present at the Beijing 2022 Olympic games. United States Olympic athletes, however, are still permitted and encouraged...

The Madness of College Football

Jonah Tolbert, Staff Writer December 8, 2021

When the college football playoff bracket came out Sunday, madness ensued as the Cincinnati Bearcats, a  non-power team, made the playoffs after Georgia’s loss to Alabama. Arguably, a crazier story...

An Overview of the 2021  Men’s Basketball Season

An Overview of the 2021 Men’s Basketball Season

Jonah Tolbert, Staff Writer November 18, 2021

Billikens basketball season is heating up with the first couple of games under the belt followed by  big out-of-conference games. If you don’t know much about the team or are new to the team like...

Men’s Soccer Success

Men’s Soccer Success

Jenna Klaers, Staff Writer November 18, 2021

The Saint Louis men’s soccer team is having a historic season. Across Hermann Stadium, there are banners which boast the historic program’s successes. The banners read “10 National Championships,”...

O’Loughlin Family Champions Center

O’Loughlin Family Champions Center

Sydney Altemose, Sports Editor November 18, 2021

On October 19, 2021, Billikens Athletics announced the addition of the O’Loughlin Family Champions Center. The state-of-the art, twenty-million dollar facility is set to open beginning in 2023. The...

Bueckers’ Deal with StockX

Bueckers’ Deal with StockX

Sydney Altemose, Sports Editor November 18, 2021

Paige Bueckers had a breakout year as a freshman, quickly earning the nickname ‘Paige Buckets’ for her propensity for putting the ball through the net. When on June 1, 2021 the Name, Image, Likeness...

Taliban Bans Girls Participation in Sports in Afghanistan

Taliban Bans Girls Participation in Sports in Afghanistan

Sydney Altemose October 27, 2021

With the Taliban’s regain of political control in Afghanistan, people instantly recognized that a shift in government power meant a loss of their rights. An example was the women who actively participated...

Why This Years WNBA Championship is so Important

Why This Year’s WNBA Championship is so Important

Sydney Altemose October 27, 2021

On Sunday, the Chicago Sky overtook the Phoenix Mercury 80-74 to claim the 2021 WNBA Championship. In order to make the games-- especially the playoffs--more accessible to viewers, Google created a partnership...

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Field Hockey Upends VCU

Ryan Olson, Contributor October 26, 2021

It was a great weekend here in St. Louis. With the Blues winning their season opener against Colorado and the men’s soccer team defeating Dayton, it was only fitting the weekend should end with a SLU...

Billiken Basketball Open Practice

Billiken Basketball Open Practice

Michael Place, Staff Photographer October 22, 2021

Watch Yourself: How Technology has Encouraged Addictive Fitness

Watch Yourself: How Technology has Encouraged Addictive Fitness

Sydney Altemose October 20, 2021

The end of the hour is approaching. You have not stood. The reason does not matter: your Apple Watch demands you move for at least a minute. If you want to close your rings for the day, you will oblige....

Welcome back - take some time for yourself

Welcome back – take some time for yourself

Sydney Altemose, Sports Editor October 8, 2021

Welcome back, Billikens! If you frequent Simon Recreation Center, you will quickly notice that SLU encourages an active campus. Just two years ago, the Rec center underwent construction to accommodate...

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