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Study Abroad Students Sent Home Due to Coronavirus Concerns

Graphic by Emma Carmody and Rebecca LiVigni

Mikhail Faulconer, Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

The outbreak of the coronavirus variety COVID-19 that began in Wuhan, China last year and has since spread globally is now affecting the ability of study abroad programs to run safely.  Although SLU has not cancelled its Madrid program, Spring Hill College and Loyola University in Chicago, through ...

Raise a Glass to the Arts

Photo Courtesy of Trenton Almgren-Davis.

Talia M. Campos, Contributor

February 27, 2019

On any given day, men in suits and women in high heels and long trench coats can be seen going past luxury boutiques on Calle Velazquez, situated in the heart of Madrid.   But at around 10 p.m.,when the shops close their displays and the workers go home, this area really comes to life. ...

Snapshot: A Train Ride Through Barcelona

Snapshot: A Train Ride Through Barcelona

Eva France, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019

The rain seeps into every crease of the train platform, and, from there, into the tourists’ shoes. This train is headed from Barcelona to Montserrat, a monastery wedged between mountains about an hour northwest of the city.  People squeak their way down the train aisle, fumbling for the limited number...

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