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An intellectual escape

An intellectual escape

April 28, 2014 at 12:39 pm 0 comments

Prison is rarely seen as a place of higher education. Instead it’s often thought of as a place of struggle and violence. Yet at Eastern Reception, Diagnostic and Correctional Center (ERDCC), a prison situated an hour south of St. Louis on the outskirts of Bonne Terre Missouri, a community has […]

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Con Man: Frank Abagnale recounting the lessons he learned as a young man.
Wolf Howard / News Editor

The true tale of Frank Abagnale

April 28, 2014 at 12:32 pm 0 comments

On Tuesday evening, Saint Louis University students listened to one of the world’s most famous con artists recount his story of regret and redemption. Hosted by the Great Issues Committee, guest speaker Frank Abagnale spoke to students on his past life as a criminal and his journey towards finding fulfillment […]

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Innovative school empowers Indian women

Innovative school empowers Indian women

April 28, 2014 at 12:30 pm 0 comments

According to Akshay Sharma, an assistant professor for Industrial Design at Virginia Tech, design is about the process of creatively solving problems. With the help of the students and faculty at the School for Architecture and Design at Virginia Tech, he has helped guide a series of projects that he […]

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An honorable farewell: Interim President Bill Kauffman receiving his award from SGA on Wednesday.
John Schuler / Photo Editor

SGA wraps up a year of transition

April 28, 2014 at 12:28 pm 0 comments

The Student Government Association held their final meeting of the school year on April 23. The session opened with a SGA honoring Interim President Kauffman for his leadership during SLU’s presidential search. The bill provided an opportunity for SGA to thank Kauffman on behalf of the student body for his […]

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Jessica Winter / Associate News Editor

Let Us Introduce You: Matthew Mahaffey

April 28, 2014 at 12:19 pm 0 comments

SLU instructor on active lifestyle and working towards social justice For Matthew Mahaffey, providing inspiration for others is a daily task. From his position as a child advocacy attorney to his work as a spinning instructor, Mahaffey works towards helping people in various aspects of their lives and is seemingly […]

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Oppression Monopoly: Students play Monopoly with a twist as part of Oath Week.
Wolf Howard / Photo Editor

DLC promotes awareness, Oath Week

April 10, 2014 at 5:54 pm 0 comments

Student group aims to expand influence on campus This week marked an important time for Saint Louis University’s Diversity Leadership Cabinet (DLC) as the student organization hosted its second annual Oath Week. The week offered the group an opportunity to promote its purpose as well as to raise the community’s […]

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Retirement program aims to lower costs, raises questions

Retirement program aims to lower costs, raises questions

April 10, 2014 at 5:49 pm 0 comments

Details concerning the voluntary enhanced retirement program (VERP) were announced by Interim President Bill Kauffman in an April 2 letter addressed to faculty and staff. The letter was followed by direct emails to all eligible employees confirming their eligibility, and personalized packets containing more information, including financial details, will be […]

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Symposium addresses a culture of oppression

Symposium addresses a culture of oppression

April 10, 2014 at 5:45 pm 0 comments

Basij-Rasikh on the effort to educate Afghan women “What would you give up for your education?” SLU Interim President Bill Kauffman posed the daunting question to an audience of approximately 300 students that were gathered to hear Atlas Keynote speaker, Shabana Basij-Rasikh, on April 3. Kauffman’s preliminary introduction set the […]

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Building confidence: Molly Barker speaking about her ‘Girls on the Run’ program in the St. Louis Room. 
Ryan Quinn / Staff Photographer

‘Girls on the Run’ founder shares her inspiration

April 10, 2014 at 5:34 pm 0 comments

  On April 8, the Great Issues Committee at Saint Louis University hosted guest speaker Molly Barker to enlighten the SLU community on her work with Girls on the Run and the issues that many women face growing up in our society. Barker, a four-time Hawaii Ironman triathlete and mother […]

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Sunflower Project: Rick Reilly responds to an audience member’s question.
John Schuler / Photo Editor

OneWorld salutes innovators, educators

April 10, 2014 at 5:24 pm 0 comments

OneWorld paid tribute to St. Louis-area organizations taking a different, community-centric approach to education Tuesday April 1. Titled “Innovative Education Outside the Classroom” and held as part of Atlas Week, the event invited leaders and students from various after-school programs to talk about their work. The event featured presentations by […]

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