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November 20, 2014 - The Dynamic Diversity of Astha A Cappella              November 20, 2014 - ISA celebrates with fall show              November 20, 2014 - Humans of STL showcases everyday folk              November 20, 2014 - STL director depicts love              November 20, 2014 - ‘Four’ rates as a perfect ten              November 19, 2014 - A New Era: 2014 SLU Basketball Preview              November 14, 2014 - A Journey, celebrated              November 14, 2014 - Pondering questions of prison populations             

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Showcase: Costume and dance were prominently featured in Saturday night’s display of Asian American culture.
Javier Muro de Nadal / Staff Photographer

A Journey, celebrated

November 14, 2014 at 7:29 pm 0 comments

Asian American Association showcases culture  Saturday, Nov. 8, in the St. Louis Room of the BSC, the Asian American Association (AAA) hosted their Fall 2014 Showcase, titled “jOURney.”  The showcase featured performances encompassing the rich diversity of cultures in Asia, including Korean Pop music, Hindi a cappella and karate. The […]

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Pondering questions of prison populations

Pondering questions of prison populations

November 14, 2014 at 7:23 pm 1 comment

Students gathered in the Wool Ballroom on the afternoon of Wednesday, Nov. 12, to discuss the controversial issue of race within the U.S. prison system. Hosted by the Cross Cultural Center, the week-long exhibit ended with a panel discussion to promote Saint Louis University’s annual Diversity Awareness Month. The dialogue […]

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Learning on a global scale

Learning on a global scale

November 14, 2014 at 7:19 pm 0 comments

International Education Week returns Next week marks the beginning of SLU’s second annual celebration of International Education Week – an event with a 15-year history of highlighting the benefits of learning in today’s globalized educational environment. And although this is only the second year that SLU has been recognizing, and […]

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Let Us Introduce You: Alicia Holman

Let Us Introduce You: Alicia Holman

November 14, 2014 at 7:17 pm 0 comments

Administrative assistant on life’s many responsibilities Saint Louis University students, let us introduce you to the mother you didn’t realize you had: Alicia Holman. An employee at SLU since 2010, Holman brings a humorous charisma and a multitude of talents to the University, and she says the students are what […]

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Reminders about refraining

Reminders about refraining

November 14, 2014 at 7:13 pm 0 comments

SLU Muslims and friends find God through fasting Fast-A-Thon returned to its usual spot during the fall semester. For more than ten years, the Saint Louis University Muslim Student’s Association (MSA) has held its annual Fast-A-Thon as a way for students on campus, both Muslim and non-Muslim, to experience the […]

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Adjunct advocacy: Unionization considered

Adjunct advocacy: Unionization considered

November 7, 2014 at 6:52 pm 1 comment

Steps are being taken at Washington University to unionize adjunct professors and the results are encouraging SLU adjunct faculty to do the same.  The Service Employees International Union Local 1 has already filed a petition with the federal government’s National Labor Relations Board for a union election.  The petition makes […]

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Enter the Ancients:  Revitalizing the classics

Enter the Ancients: Revitalizing the classics

November 7, 2014 at 6:44 pm 0 comments

The Classics division of the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures plans to create a Center for Classical Studies to raise the profile of Classics at SLU. Dr. Joan Hart-Hasler, one of two Latin professors in the LLC department and the original proponent of the Center, sees it as a […]

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Recovering from the three lies: Joe Ehrmann speaking on his struggle in recovering from an abusive father who he says gave him all the wrong ideas about manhood.

Ryan Quinn/ Photo Editor

Ehrmann tackles masculinity

November 7, 2014 at 6:13 pm 0 comments

“The single greatest crisis in America today is the crisis of masculinity,” stated Joe Ehrmann on Monday, Nov. 3 during an evening talk to the Saint Louis University community. Born in 1949, Ehrmann lived most of his life without seeing his father. He experienced the civil rights movement, the women’s […]

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A man of his word: Sheen brought his promise-keeping movement to SLU.

Ryan Quinn/ Photo Editor

Make it or break it: Talking about promises

November 7, 2014 at 6:10 pm 0 comments

Non-profit founder on the betterment of humanity “Have you ever wondered what it’s like to go viral?” Alex Sheen, founder of social movement and nonprofit ‘Because I said I would,’ posed this question to the Saint Louis University community during his presentation on Wed., Nov. 6. Over the past two […]

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From Blossom to Bazinga: As a child star on Blossom in the 80s and an adult actor on the CBS hit The Big Bang Theory, Bialik’s life has been deeply shaped by acting; she took a hiatus to pursue a doctorate, but she was unexpectedly drawn back to the craft.

Deirdre Kerins/ The University News

From Lab to Primetime: Actress and Neuroscientist Mayim Bialik visits SLU

November 7, 2014 at 5:38 pm 1 comment

On Thursday, Nov. 30, SLU Great Issues Committee hosted neuroscientist and actress Mayim Bialik, who spoke about the intersection of her scientific and acting careers.  SLU students poured into the Wool Ballrooms to listen to Bialik’s speech, which revealed glimpses of both her quick-witted humor and undeniable intellect, as she […]

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