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On a wall inside College Church, a long black banner hangs bearing the names of children killed in the Gaza Strip.

Vigil at College Church honors victims killed in Gaza

Ulaa Kuziez, News Editor January 19, 2024

The names and ages of children killed in the Gaza Strip echoed for two hours inside St. Francis Xavier College Church during a public vigil.  Attendees were encouraged to “mourn collectively” and...

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...

(Zekhra Gafurova / The University News)

Pro-Palestine Protestors Urge Senator Hawley to Support a Ceasefire

Zekhra Gafurova, Contributor November 12, 2023

Protestors rallied outside of Josh Hawley's office urging the Missouri senator to call for a ceasefire in Gaza on Nov 9. The Missouri chapter of American Muslims for Palestine organized the protest Thursday...

Sophomore Nader Badwan waves a Palestinian flag as he leads a protest on Nov. 2 
(Abby Campbell / The University News)

Saint Louis University Campus Protests in Solidarity with Palestine

Ulaa Kuziez and Sky Carroll November 3, 2023

Around 200 people gathered on campus for a protest in support of Palestine Thursday night to “raise awareness for the genocide happening in Palestine,” according to student organizers.  It drew...

(Nadia Abusoud / University News)

Thousands Attend Pro-Palestinian Protest in St. Louis

Nadia Abusoud and Ulaa Kuziez October 16, 2023

Dozens of SLU students joined nearly 2,000 pro-Palestinian supporters in a rally downtown against recent Israeli military escalation in the Gaza Strip.  The protest on Oct. 15 comes amid rising death...

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