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Van Gogh’s Inspiration Comes to St. Louis

Photo Courtesy of Ashlee Kothenbeutel

Ashlee Kothenbeutel, Illustrator

February 19, 2020

Vincent van Gogh’s “Starry Night Over the Rhône” and Claude Monet’s “Haystacks” series are among some of the most recognizable and lauded works of art in the history of mankind. The axium “standing on the shoulders of giants” certainly rings true for these pieces.    Jean-Fra...

Why Republicans love government shutdowns

Jakob Benedetti - Staff Writer

Jakob Benedetti, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019

The partial government shutdown that just ended was the longest government shutdown in U.S. history, lasting some 35 days and leading to over 800,000 federal workers and contractors going without pay for over a month. The agencies affected included the Interior Department, the EPA, the State Department, ...

Hannah Friedrichson Scoring to the Top

Hannah Friedrichson Scoring to the Top

Monica Ryan, Managing Editor

October 18, 2018

Freshman midfielder, Hannah Friedrich, has accrued nine goals and seven assists this season to lead the SLU Women’s Soccer Team with a combined 25 points. Two huge events happened in Friedrich’s life at just the age of six. Her family almost forgot her at home when going on a family vacation and ...

The Hardest Part of Vegetarianism

The Hardest Part of Vegetarianism

Madeline Burns, Contributor

February 27, 2018

You may ask, “What is the hardest part about not eating meat?” To which my answer is always “other people.”

Meeting People Where They’re At: An Interview with Presidential Candidate, Conor LoPiccolo

Meeting People Where They’re At: An Interview with Presidential Candidate, Conor LoPiccolo

Rebecca LiVigni, Photo Editor

February 26, 2018

As I’m finishing up my previous interview, presidential candidate, Conor LoPiccolo, walks into the Pius lobby in a navy-blue suit coat and tie. He sits down with me, the same, familiar aura of nights worth of studying and day-old coffee filling the air. It’s finally gotten dark outside and the wa...

The Outsider Running In: An Interview with Presidential Candidate, Thomas Lally

The Outsider Running In: An Interview with Presidential Candidate, Thomas Lally

Rebecca LiVigni, Photo Editor

February 26, 2018

On the fourth straight day of rain in St. Louis, I meet presidential candidate, Thomas Lally, on the first floor of the Pius library near Einstein’s Bagel Co. Although Einstein’s is closed, the lingering smell of coffee and old books permeates the room. We sit down at a table with a television pr...

To Be Heard: An Interview with Presidential Candidate, Katlyn Martin

To Be Heard: An Interview with Presidential Candidate, Katlyn Martin

Rebecca LiVigni, Photo Editor

February 26, 2018

The conversation between Katlyn and I began with our shared annoyance over the difficulty of getting a cup of coffee on campus after 7 p.m. We splash through puddles as rain lightly patters on our jacket shoulders towards the Center for Global Citizenship, a second choice after the Starbucks on campus was ...

Trump’s Arrival in St. Charles Sparks Protests

Police officers lined the street, separating pro and anti-Trump parties.

Meredyth Staunch, Managing Editor

November 30, 2017

Three hours prior to President Trump’s speech at 2:20 p.m. on Wednesday at the St. Charles Convention Center, protestors and supporters gathered outside the building where the president was to speak on the Republican tax plan. Exchanging chants, the parties were either heard shouting, “Make America...

Trevor Noah Livestreams Honest Talk About Race

Trevor Noah Livestreams Honest Talk About Race

Savanah Seyer, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017

On Sunday, Oct. 15, a unique event was held at the Center for Global Citizenship. Hosted by the New York Times, SLU College Democrats, and the SLU Public Relations Student Society of America, a livestream discussion about race and identity was broadcast for students. The event was part of a new Facebook...

Cardinals Pride: Too little, too late?

Cardinals Pride: Too little, too late?

Em Miller, News Editor

September 18, 2017

On Aug. 25, the Cardinals officially hosted their first Pride Night. The road to this Pride Night has been a bumpy one, starting with the fact that while the Cardinals have hosted many LGBTQ+ groups in the past, they haven’t always been the best allies. In fact, for Christian Day, the Cardinals an...

Boots and plaid abound for the Zac Brown Band

Chandana Kamaraj, Associate Arts Editor

September 15, 2017

A crowd of all ages wearing knee- high boots, cowboy hats and plaid gathered at the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre Aug. 27 to experience the talent of the Zac Brown Band with guest artist Darrell Scott and opening act Caroline Jones. The concert marked a stop of the country band’s “Welcom...

LCD Soundsystem reunites for new album

Tom Bergan, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017

An LCD Soundsystem reunion? Many thought it would never happen. There was a time from 2012-2015 where it would be far-fetched to imagine LCD Soundsystem playing together. Frontman James Murphy was off creating art in the subways of New York; Pat Mahoney, Nancy Whang and others from the group were wo...

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