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Freshman Sahar Hussaini speaks at an Atlas Week event on April 18 about supporting Afghani women. (Harsirat Kaur/ The University News)

Supporting Afghani Women Should be a Priority for All, Student Says in Atlas Week Event

Harsirat Kaur, Contributor April 27, 2023

“I wanted to start my own business in Afghanistan but now I can’t anymore because of the state of the country for women,” shared Sahar Hussaini at an Atlas Week event about Afghanistan. Atlas...

(MC Pavlick / The University News)

Our Incoming Editor in Chief Named Truman Scholar!

MC Pavlick, Staff Writer April 26, 2023

Each year, the Truman Scholarship Foundation selects 55 to 65 Scholars to receive up to $30,000 toward graduate or professional school and unique opportunities for internships and employment in the public...

(Ulaa Kuziez / The University News)

International students’ experiences at SLU

Harsirat Kaur, Contributor April 26, 2023

The building that draws the most attention at Saint Louis University is the Center for Global Citizenship with flags representing dozens of different countries waving at all times. It is an indicator that...

(Evie Nguyen/ The University News)

Reflections from Graduating Seniors about their time at SLU

Aman Rahman, Arts and Life Editor April 26, 2023

     As graduating seniors prepare to transition into a new chapter of their lives, it is important for students to take a moment to reflect on the accomplishments, experiences and changes over their...

Tales From the Archives

Zach Buchholz, Contributor April 17, 2023

    Pius XII Library at Saint Louis University boasts an impressive archive. They have preserved over a hundred years of SLU history through the collection of yearbooks, posters and, above all, thousands...

(Emma Duman / The University News)

SGA President-elect Marquis Govan Talks Plans for SLU

Stasia Hanonick, Copy Editor March 30, 2023

Marquis Govan is not new to politics. Born and raised in St. Louis, he became involved in activism in his early teens after witnessing inequity and unfair policing practices in his community. As the 2023-...

Sinquefield Chess Commons located in Morrissey Hall at Saint Louis University. (Ulaa Kuziez/The University News)

SLU Chess Coach Resigns Amid Sexual Abuse Investigations

Alex Rozar, Staff Writer March 10, 2023

Saint Louis University chess coach Alejandro Ramirez resigned on Monday, March 6 after eight women accused him of sexual misconduct, including three who said they were underage at the time. Ramirez,...

How SLU students can show solidarity to the Iran crisis

Gabrielle Chiodo and Madelyn Keib February 24, 2023

On Saturday, Feb. 11, Iran celebrated the 44th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution. The 1978 uprising toppled the existing Iranian monarchy and created the Islamic Republic. Iranian citizens marched...

SLU’s sustainability efforts. Are they enough?

Ashleigh Rybski, Contributor February 22, 2023

Saint Louis University has been taking measures towards creating a campus that participates in numerous sustainable practices. Starting in 2009, campus-wide initiatives were made when SLU introduced single-stream...

Refugee students at a graduation ceremony in Kakuma, Kenya. (Photo courtesy of  Jesuit Worldwide Learning)

SLU partners with Jesuit Worldwide Learning in Kenya and Malawi

Alex Rozar, Staff Writer February 22, 2023

Saint Louis University is offering refugees at two African camps the opportunity to earn a bachelor’s degree at no cost through a new partnership with Jesuit Worldwide Learning (JWL).  The initiative,...

Billiken Basketball Open Practice

Billiken Basketball Open Practice

Michael Place, Staff Photographer October 22, 2021

Beep Baseball Challenge

Beep Baseball Challenge

Andrea Porter and Michael Place October 22, 2021

On Oct. 16, the St. Louis Gateway Archers challenged the SLU Department of Ophthalmology to a baseball game.  The Gateway Archers are a team of players who are blind or visually impaired. The...

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