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February 19, 2017 - There is more to life than Dark Kermit memes              February 19, 2017 - Why I do not call myself a liberal              February 19, 2017 - Defending the Oxford Comma              February 19, 2017 - DPS’s shady behavior              February 19, 2017 - Gender and sexual identification: Right and wrong?              February 19, 2017 - Letter to the Editor              February 19, 2017 - Trump’s America: It could be worse              February 18, 2017 - Men’s tennis wiped out by Northern Illinois, hold 3-2 record going into conference play             

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There is more to life than Dark Kermit memes

There is more to life than Dark Kermit memes

February 19, 2017 at 7:24 pm 0 comments

Two weeks ago, I had the opportunity to give up my iPhone for a class assignment. It was only for three days, and I thought I’d be fine. When my professor announced this opportunity in lieu of keeping a media diary, I observed shocked faces in the class. One of […]

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Why I do not call myself a liberal

Why I do not call myself a liberal

February 19, 2017 at 7:18 pm 0 comments

I believe that words are important. We should be precise in our use of language and understand what it is we mean when we choose our words. A word that does not, in my opinion, exemplify precision is used in political context. Tis word is “liberal.” It doesn’t mean much […]

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Defending the Oxford Comma

Defending the Oxford Comma

February 19, 2017 at 7:13 pm 0 comments

I feel personally victimized by the Associated Press. I know I am dramatic, and maybe a little pretentious, but I am hopelessly devoted to the Oxford comma. For those who do not have to think about the rules of English grammar on a daily basis, the Oxford comma refers to […]

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DPS’s shady behavior

DPS’s shady behavior

February 19, 2017 at 6:51 pm 0 comments

Saint Louis University prides themselves on keeping students safe. The Department of Public Safety is touted as the largest licensed regional group of security in St. Louis. On an urban campus, this is extremely important. As students tour campus and ask questions, guides and faculty are always sure to reinforce […]

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Gender and sexual identification: Right and wrong?

Gender and sexual identification: Right and wrong?

February 19, 2017 at 6:45 pm 0 comments

Editor’s Note:  The University News Editorial Board has decided to retract our Feb. 16 editorial entitled “Gender and Sexual Identification: Right and Wrong?” We would like to offer our sincere apologies to anyone who was hurt by the offensive nature of the piece. The editorial was intended to be an […]

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Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

February 19, 2017 at 6:26 pm 0 comments

This letter is in response to the recent articles covering immigration. My grandfather Albert Joseph Bialek came to the United States from Poland (Galicia) in 1910. According to the Ellis Island website he boarded the ship, Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse, in Bremen, Germany (formerly Prussia.) He had just completed his […]

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Trump’s America: It could be worse

Trump’s America: It could be worse

February 19, 2017 at 6:23 pm 0 comments

Despite much trepidation, the few weeks of President Donald Trump’s administration that have transpired have been mostly positive for the country as a whole. The stock market is at new highs, unemployment and inflation are lower and protest movements have drawn many people into political discourse. Although the stock market […]

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Men’s tennis wiped out by Northern Illinois, hold 3-2 record going into conference play

Men’s tennis wiped out by Northern Illinois, hold 3-2 record going into conference play

February 18, 2017 at 9:17 pm 0 comments

The Saint Louis University men’s tennis team was shutout against Northern Illinois University this past weekend, while playing at home at the St. Clair Tennis Club in O’Fallon, Mo. The Huskies rolled past the Billikens 7-0, as SLU lost every singles matchup and the doubles competition as well. On the […]

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Women rack up two conference wins, rise to second place

Women rack up two conference wins, rise to second place

February 18, 2017 at 9:14 pm 0 comments

The women’s basketball team hit the road for back-to-back conference games this week against St. Bonaventure and La Salle. On Feb. 11, SLU defeated St. Bonaventure, 74-58, to move to 10-3 in A-10 play and to take over second place in the rankings. Te squad also achieved 20 victories on […]

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Softball makes debut with 3-2 record

Softball makes debut with 3-2 record

February 18, 2017 at 9:10 pm 0 comments

The Billiken softball team traveled south to Kennesaw, Ga. for their first games of their regular season, competing in the Rafter Memorial Tournament at Kennesaw State. They competed against Morehead State, Kennesaw State, South Carolina State and Austin Peay, bringing a 3-2 record back to St. Louis. The women began […]

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