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September 19, 2014 - Bicentennial Strategic Planning: Preparing SLU for the next two centuries              September 19, 2014 - Job action: VERP revisited              September 19, 2014 - Fishy business: Micah’s tilapia              September 19, 2014 - A language by any other name…              September 19, 2014 - Flying in the city: Balloons over Forest Park              September 19, 2014 - Let Us Introduce You: Claire Gilbert              September 18, 2014 - Sweet dreams from SLUMA              September 18, 2014 - ‘Boyhood’ takes time with film             

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SLU: Parts of the University’s strategic plan could include campus improvements.
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Bicentennial Strategic Planning: Preparing SLU for the next two centuries

September 19, 2014 at 5:11 pm 0 comments

  In 2018, Saint Louis University will celebrate its bicentennial—200 years of Jesuit education in Missouri. And, as SLU moves closer to 2018 and its 200 year anniversary, administrative leaders, along with other members of the university community, are beginning to prepare SLU for not only this momentous occasion, but […]

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Job action: VERP revisited

Job action: VERP revisited

September 19, 2014 at 5:09 pm 0 comments

In April, then-Interim President of Saint Louis University Bill Kauffman announced the Voluntary Enhanced Retirement Program (VERP), which was offered to select faculty and staff. The program consisted of a lump sum retirement payment, along with the ability to stay on SLU’s medical plan for a limited amount of time […]

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Sustainability: Dr. Stump works with the tilapia and plants in SLU’s greenhouse. Stump sees the project as an important model of future food production. 
John Schuler / Editor-in-Chief

Fishy business: Micah’s tilapia

September 19, 2014 at 5:07 pm 0 comments

In its mission statement, Saint Louis University pledges dedication to the service of humanity and innovative studies required to transform society. Helping to carry out this aspect of the mission is SLU’s Urban Outreach Greenhouse project – a program that works to promote urban agricultural sustainability. The Greenhouse project is […]

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Language: With its name change, the department hopes for awareness of its academic opportunities
Javier Muro de Nadal / Staff Photographer

A language by any other name…

September 19, 2014 at 5:00 pm 0 comments

For universities, including Saint Louis University, developing a name for an academic department that incorporates all the elements of the department can be difficult, especially if that department is home to all the language and cultural courses on a campus. The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at SLU showcased […]

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Flying in the city: Balloons over Forest Park

Flying in the city: Balloons over Forest Park

September 19, 2014 at 4:52 pm 0 comments

This coming Friday, Sept. 19, balloons will fill the air in preparation for the Great Forest Park Balloon Race.  The race, celebrating its 42nd year, will be held on Saturday, Sept. 20.  There will be music, fireworks, and skydivers to add to the entertainment of the balloon race.  The Great […]

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Ryan Quinn / Photo Editor

Let Us Introduce You: Claire Gilbert

September 19, 2014 at 4:43 pm 0 comments

History professor discusses academics, world travels For history professor Claire Gilbert, traveling around the world is a common venture. From India to Argentina, Gilbert’s passion for history has taken her to five continents and now brings her to Saint Louis University. Having recently graduated from UCLA with a Ph.D, Gilbert […]

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Jessica Park / Illustrator

Forecast: Cloudy with a chance of hacking?

September 12, 2014 at 11:38 am 0 comments

ITS Department talks security, password safety Facebook, Gmail, Twitter, the iCloud, computers, cell phones, and even the mySLU portal are all tools common among SLU students for work and for recreation. Many users automatically type in their username and password, and are immediately led to the application or device of […]

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SLU breaks top 100

SLU breaks top 100

September 12, 2014 at 11:35 am 0 comments

Saint Louis University celebrated its entrance back into U.S. News and World Report’s ranking of the top 100 national universities. The news magazine released its 2015 rankings on Tuesday, Sept. 9 and simultaneously welcomed SLU back into the upper echelon of its prestigious list. Last year, SLU had fallen just […]

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Dining: Aramark has yet to open some venues on campus, including in the BSC.
Ryan Quinn / Photo Editor

Aramark: First impressions vary

September 12, 2014 at 11:34 am 0 comments

This semester has seen Aramark replace Chartwells as the dining services provider for Saint Louis University. The change has brought in many new dining locations such as Einstein Bros. Bagels, Panda Express and the new Billiken Club, as well as changes in the way meal swipes work and the variety […]

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Jammin’ for Jesus: Theology club spreads the love

Jammin’ for Jesus: Theology club spreads the love

September 12, 2014 at 11:29 am 0 comments

When sophomore Theology major Hannah Vestal came back from Cape Town, South Africa after a semester abroad last spring, she knew that she wanted to bring some of her experiences there back to St. Louis in some medium. And on Friday, Sept. 12, she will be doing just that: hosting […]

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