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Josh Schertz announced as Billikens mens basketball head coach.

Josh Schertz announced as SLU Men’s Basketball Head Coach

Nora Kotnik, Sports Editor April 6, 2024

Saint Louis University Athletics announced Josh Schertz as new men’s basketball head coach this morning.  Chris May said during a press conference this morning that, “Josh is a dynamic leader who...

Former Indiana State Head Coach, Josh Schertz, expected to be hired as new SLU Mens Basketball Head Coach this weekend.

Josh Schertz expected to be announced as new SLU men’s basketball head coach in the coming days

Nora Kotnik, Sports Editor April 5, 2024

Former head coach Travis Ford was fired from his role as SLU men’s basketball head coach on March 13 after eight seasons with the Billikens. With this, Athletic Director Chris May’s search for a new...

Students play soccer and lacrosse on the Vandeventer Field on March 20. With a $1.3 millon dollar renovation, the field has new lighting, turf and netting.
(Couretsy of Jack Herlihy).

Inside the $1.3 million Vandeventer Field overhaul

Brendan Brunette, Senior writer April 4, 2024

Saint Louis University’s Vandeventer Field, a popular recreational and intramural field, has undergone a remarkable $1.3 million transformation to improve the athletic experience for students and community...

Ending the current daylight savings time system is something voters across the political system want in Missouri.

Most Missouri voters want to stop springing forward and falling back

Nathaniel Anderson, Contributor April 4, 2024

A vast majority of Missouri voters want to end the current daylight savings time system, according to a new poll from YouGov and Saint Louis University. The February poll found that 78% of likely Missouri...

Photo from CaseyNeistat

Seeing double: the two faces of the Apple Vision Pro

Brendan Brunette, Senior Writer February 29, 2024

The heavily anticipated debut of the Apple Vision Pro, a mixed reality headset blurring the lines between our physical and digital worlds, has ignited a fierce culmination of anticipation and debate. In...

Houses that line Shaw neighborhood, packed with cars as people return home for the day.

Gentrification transforms the Shaw Neighborhood

Lauren Hutchens, News Editor February 21, 2024

The Shaw Neighborhood, previously deemed unwelcoming to outsiders, has undergone a profound transformation, now emerging as an up-and-coming area due to gentrification. The gentrification in the South...

Students decorated the sidewalks outside Simon Recreation Center with chalk during their Wellness Day on Feb. 9 (Shah Shamsipour / The University News)

SLUdents take off for the fourth university wide Wellness Day

Shah Shamsipour, Staff Writer February 11, 2024

Students dedicated their Friday to wellness while enjoying the day off. For SLU’s fourth Wellness Day, the university arranged 10 events ranging from an art creation station to gardening. The first...

Dr. Ilyasah Shabazz speaks at Saint Louis Universitys 12th annual tribute for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Jan. 18.(Aditya Gunturu / The University News)

Dr. Ilyasah Shabazz, daughter of Malcolm X, shares the value of learning self-love at MLK tribute event

Fatema Rehmani, Contributor January 26, 2024

Dr. Ilyasah Shabazz recalled the day when she stood alongside her three sisters and her pregnant mother, Dr. Betty Shabazz. On Feb. 21, 1965, in what was formerly the Audubon Ballroom, Betty witnessed...

Corey Seager (SS) of the Texas Rangers hitting a game-tying home run in game one of the World Series against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Oct. 27, 2023 (Photo Courtesy of FOX Sports.

Like Clockwork: Examining 2023 MLB’s Game-Changing Rules

Brendan Brunette, Senior Writer January 3, 2024

Since its inception in the late 1800s, Major League Baseball (MLB) has prided itself on being the only major sport that has not used a clock to dictate the speed or length of a game. That all changed in...

Celebrating Our Fall Sports

Emma Duman, Photo Editor November 30, 2023

Eighteen candles are displayed on a table at a vigil hosted by the Jewish Student Association on Oct. 18.

Some Jewish Students at SLU Feel Isolated, Unwelcome

Grant Bellchamber, Staff Writer November 30, 2023

Following Hamas’ attack on Israel and in the ensuing war on the Gaza Strip, Jewish and Palestinian students alike continue to mourn those they have lost. The war has devastated not only Gaza, but also...

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