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Pestello weighs in on grand jury decision

December 5, 2014 at 7:07 pm 0 comments

President stresses SLU’s role in peaceful dialogue In September, only weeks removed from the events in Ferguson, Mo., Saint Louis University President Dr. Fred Pestello expressed his belief that SLU had a unique role in steering the St. Louis community to confront and address the societal problems brought to light […]

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Taking it to the streets: Protesters demonstrated along Grand Ave. the night of Monday, Nov. 24. 
Javier Muro de Nadal / Staff Photographer

Protests on Grand: Demonstrators close to Med School

December 5, 2014 at 7:00 pm 0 comments

It seemed St. Louis held a collective breath the night of Monday, Nov. 28, as it awaited the announcement on the decision to indict police officer Darren Wilson for the Aug. 9 shooting and killing of Michael Brown. The city had waited 109 days for this moment, and had prepared […]

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Ryan Quinn / Photo Editor

Student government wraps up semester

December 5, 2014 at 6:56 pm 0 comments

SGA addresses last orders of business before break On Wednesday, Dec. 3, the Student Government Association held its final Senate meeting of the semester. The hour-long meeting wrapped up 2014 with a number of bills and a special presentation by Tim Hercules, the director of International Services at SLU. Hercules […]

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Conference: Distinguished business leaders discussed current trends in international business. / Courtesy of Steve Dolan

International Business Conference

December 5, 2014 at 6:49 pm 0 comments

Focus includes cybersecurity, future market On Thursday, Nov. 20, the business world gathered for the 2014 Emerson International Business Conference in the Bush Student Center. With over 300 attendees, the event covered essential, timely topics coupled with recognized speakers from around the nation. The conference, which has been hosted for […]

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Hackers target Wash U’s website

Hackers target Wash U’s website

December 5, 2014 at 6:44 pm 0 comments

On the afternoon of Saturday, Nov. 29, anonymous hacking group AnonGhost breached Washington University’s website, posting pro-Palestinian and flagrantly anti-Semitic rhetoric. Word reached university administration by 2:00 p.m. By 3:50 p.m., the Student Union communicated the following via its Twitter account: “Our site was hacked today along with a handful […]

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North St. Louis: Regional conflict featured prominently in a round table talk. Javier Muro de Nadal / Staff Photographer

Rhetoric on race in St. Louis

November 21, 2014 at 10:12 pm 0 comments

Local alderman leads round table discussion “Nothing new happened on Aug. 9,” said Antonio French, the keynote speaker during the political roundtable in DuBourg Hall and the Alderman for Ward 21 in St. Louis.  The discussion that evening, Nov. 18, was about the ongoing dilemma in Ferguson, Mo.  DuBourg’s Refectory […]

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We are all criminals: Foreclosing futures

We are all criminals: Foreclosing futures

November 21, 2014 at 10:07 pm 0 comments

The United States spends approximately 82.4 billion dollars per year on the incarceration of criminals.  Emily Baxter, a fellow at the University of Minnesota Law School’s Robina Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, started a project titled “We Are All Criminals” as a commitment to highlighting the barriers and […]

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The web is watching campus

November 21, 2014 at 10:03 pm 0 comments

Five cameras at SLU go live for public viewing Over the course of the last several weeks, the Department of Public Safety and other affiliates, such as the Department of Marketing and Communication, have installed new, high-definition cameras on SLU’s campus. “It is important to differentiate,” says Jeff Fowler, vice […]

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Saudi Arabia: Anas al Selmi is a SLU student who finds parallels between his distant hometown and the place that he now calls home. Photo courtesy of Anas al Selmi

Let Us Introduce You: Nation Spotlight

November 21, 2014 at 10:00 pm 0 comments

Saudi Arabia in St. Louis Anas al Selmi is a student here at SLU; however, he is originally from a place many of us have only heard about: Saudi Arabia.  More specifically, he is from Jeddah, one of the country’s biggest cities. Jeddah is the closest city to Mecca, the […]

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St. Nicholas: Frescoes adorn the interior of this Eastern Orthodox church. Adnan Syed / Staff Writer

Faith in focus: A brief look at Eastern Orthodoxy

November 21, 2014 at 9:54 pm 0 comments

The Orthodox Catholic Church, commonly known as the Eastern Orthodox Church, is the second largest Christian church in the world. Its origin goes back to the earliest church established by St. Paul and the Apostles. Its name is a source of confusion for many, thus the common name used to […]

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