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SLU’s new hospital breaks ground

SLU’s new hospital breaks ground

Nadia Sirajuddin, Staff Wroter

September 14, 2017


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At 10 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 31, hundreds of people from the St. Louis community gathered together in large white tents to enjoy the groundbreaking ceremony for the new SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital. Medical students clad in navy blue scrubs poured out from the shuttle buses to see the beginning...

Student leaving SLU spends $410 in Flex buying cookies for strangers

Student leaving SLU spends $410 in Flex buying cookies for strangers

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February 16, 2017


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What would you do if you had only one last day in college? For freshman Christopher Toalson, the answer was to go out with a bang. After deciding over the weekend that perhaps college wasn’t for him, Toalson withdrew from his classes at SLU on Monday. However, he quickly realized that his $410 w...

Lore tosses no-hitter against Salukis

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March 28, 2014


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The Billikens took a break from Atlantic 10 play last night to take on Southern Illinois University. SLU split the double header with the Salukis. In the afternoon matinee, sophomore pitcher Brianna Lore pitched her first career no hitter in the 1-0 victory. Lore only allowed two runners to reach...

Billikens historic season comes to an end

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March 28, 2014


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It was a remarkable run. The 2013-14 Billikens won a school-record 19 games in a row, posted an 11-1 road record, collected the program’s second-consecutive Atlantic 10 title and earned a top-10 ranking for the first time in 40 years. All of which culminated with an improbable come-from-behind victory...

Senior Billikens exit with their heads held high

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March 28, 2014


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On Saturday afternoon in Orlando, Fla., Jake Barnett, Mike McCall Jr., Dwayne Evans, Rob Loe and Jordair Jett played their last game in Billiken jerseys as their tournament dreams were snatched by the defending National Champions. For the third year in a row, they failed to advance past the Round of...

Billikens streak snapped by EIU

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March 28, 2014


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Saint Louis University’s baseball team opened its Atlantic 10 conference schedule on the road against the Rhode Island Rams. The Billikens played a three-game series against the Rams and completed the series sweep to open their conference record at 3-0. The team holds a 14-8 overall record going into...

Billikens await George Washington showdown

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February 21, 2014


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It has been an eventful and historically successful week for the Saint Louis Billikens. It began with Saturday’s highly-anticipated showdown with VCU. The Rams, who had just knocked off George Washington, rolled into town looking to avenge its two losses from a year ago--the second of which came...

Women’s basketball team holds steady in conference

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February 21, 2014


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On Monday night, in a game rescheduled due to inclement weather from Jan. 5, SLU took on Dayton in a 5 p.m. game at Chaifetz Arena. The Bills chance at wining their sixth conference game in seven games was snapped by the Flyers, who claimed victory 90-74, the most points SLU has given up all season....

No. 10 Billikens escape overtime scare in Fairfax

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February 21, 2014


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FAIRFAX, Va. — For the second time this month, No. 10 Saint Louis got all that it could handle from George Mason, but for the second time this month it managed to stave off the upset-minded Patriots, claiming an 89-85 overtime victory. With the win, SLU improved its overall record to 24-2, while ...

Billikens win 11th straight as Jett joins 1000 point club

Billikens win 11th straight as Jett joins 1000 point club

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January 19, 2014


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  ST. LOUIS — Saturday’s matinee between No. 24 Saint Louis and Fordham provided a familiar narrative for the hometown Billikens, who overcame a poor offensive performance to post a lopsided 70-48 victory over Fordham. It was win number 11 in a row for the Billikens, who are now 17-2 on th...

Billikens extend winning streak to 10 games

Billikens extend winning streak to 10 games

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January 16, 2014


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It’s always a good thing when a team can learn valuable lessons and further its development while still winning games. Case in point: as they entered the academic break, the Billikens appeared to be in stuck in neutral—they were winning games (vs. Rockhurst, at Valparaiso, vs. Wofford), but they w...

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