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December 8, 2014 - Rugby team reaches national tournament for third straight season              December 8, 2014 - Basketball plays five games in 10 days              December 8, 2014 - Soccer team loses in NCAA tourney              December 8, 2014 - Volleyball season finished              December 7, 2014 - ‘Yes Please’ to Poehler              December 7, 2014 - Park Avenue Coffee: not a hipster spot              December 7, 2014 - Fairy tales come to the big screen              December 7, 2014 - Painting hope over a broken neighborhood             

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Rugby team reaches national  tournament for third straight season

Rugby team reaches national tournament for third straight season

December 8, 2014 at 4:49 pm 0 comments

Saturday afternoons at many universities are characterized by tailgates and football games, but SLU is not traditionally one of them. However, there is one relatively obscure sport that has the potential to fill this void. SLU has a highly successful rugby program that played games weekly on Saturdays this past  […]

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Basketball plays five games in 10 days

Basketball plays five games in 10 days

December 8, 2014 at 4:47 pm 0 comments

The Billiken basketball team had a busy fall break. The team played five games in 10 days, four of which were part of the Corpus Christi Classic, winning three over the stretch. SLU’s first game in the Corpus Christi Classic tournament was at Chaifetz, on Nov. 23, against Texas A&M-Corpus […]

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Soccer team loses in NCAA tourney

Soccer team loses in NCAA tourney

December 8, 2014 at 4:42 pm 0 comments

The Billikens began the NCAA tournament at home against Tulsa on Nov. 20. Tulsa ended their regular season 11-5-3 and was previously defeated by SLU 1-0 in an early-season matchup. SLU dominated time of possession and was on the offensive early, getting a shot on goal within the first three […]

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Volleyball season finished

Volleyball season finished

December 8, 2014 at 4:35 pm 0 comments

Saint Louis University Women’s Volleyball finished the season 21-10, their best record since 2009, after losing to George Washington University in the A-10 Championship semifinals. Saint Louis entered as the No. 3 seed in the tournament, winning a four-way tiebreaker to earn that seed, and beat No. 6 Duquesne in […]

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A New Era: 2014 SLU Basketball Preview

A New Era: 2014 SLU Basketball Preview

November 19, 2014 at 7:53 pm 0 comments

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Basketball’s new era

Basketball’s new era

November 13, 2014 at 7:16 pm 0 comments

As fans at the Nov. 3 exhibition match-up against Harris Stowe saw, this Billiken team and this season are far different from the last. Losing all five starters, the winningest class in SLU history and arguably the most talented, SLU fans have justification behind being skeptical of their team to […]

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Men defeat VCU to close season

Men defeat VCU to close season

November 13, 2014 at 7:11 pm 0 comments

The No. 11 Billikens concluded their regular season schedule against VCU Friday, Nov. 7, in Richmond, Va. The Rams came into the game as the only unbeaten team left in the A-10 conference, holding a record of 7-7-4 overall, and have not allowed a goal in the past 572 minutes […]

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‘Mission Billiken’ engages students

‘Mission Billiken’ engages students

November 13, 2014 at 7:07 pm 0 comments

Though most SLU students know the origin of the Billiken as a good-luck charm from the early 20th century, few are familiar with how its magical properties supposedly work. The legend tells that its good luck to give a Billiken doll to someone, and better luck to receive it—but the […]

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Volleyball loses to Dayton at Chaifetz

Volleyball loses to Dayton at Chaifetz

November 13, 2014 at 7:03 pm 0 comments

Saint Louis University women’s volleyball stumbled to a 3-1 defeat against Atlantic-10-Conference-leader Dayton at Chaifetz Arena on Saturday, Nov. 8. The loss drops SLU to a 7-5 conference record and an 18-9 overall record, and bumps SLU down to 6th place in the A-10, while Dayton remains at the top […]

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Bryce’s score in 87th minute lifts Billikens

November 6, 2014 at 7:44 pm 0 comments

The No. 13 Saint Louis men’s soccer team traveled to Ohio on Saturday, Oct. 25 for a crucial A-10 matchup against the Dayton Flyers. The Billikens fell behind early in the 9th minute of the game when Flyer James Haupt beat SLU keeper Sascha Otte to put the Flyers up […]

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