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May 4, 2017 - Senior send offs: Looking back on our editors’ time with the UNews              May 4, 2017 - The state of Saint Louis University              May 4, 2017 - Students call for clean energy in the St. Louis region              May 4, 2017 - Nootropics: A brain-power-enhancing life hack              May 4, 2017 - Why Lil Dicky is one of the greatest rappers alive              May 4, 2017 - Fiscal policy: A means toward an end              May 4, 2017 - Opinion: Meteorologist’s take on severe weather in sports              May 4, 2017 - Men’s tennis drops nailbiter to VCU             

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Senior send offs: Looking back on our editors’ time with the UNews

Senior send offs: Looking back on our editors’ time with the UNews

May 4, 2017 at 11:47 am 0 comments

Meredith: I began writing for the UNews the second semester of my freshman year and now have been the online editor for two years. As the voice behind our social media accounts and webmaster on our website, my position has been a great learning experience, especially in this digital age. […]

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The state of Saint Louis University

The state of Saint Louis University

May 4, 2017 at 11:46 am 0 comments

Next spring, Saint Louis University will celebrate its 200th anniversary as an institution of higher learning. Two centuries have provided ample room for both good and bad times for the University. Today, we measure the current state of SLU. The University has undergone substantial change since its founding in 1818, […]

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Students call for clean energy in the St. Louis region

Students call for clean energy in the St. Louis region

May 4, 2017 at 11:45 am 0 comments

Embracing sustainable practices and clean energy directly aligns with the mission of Saint Louis University, whose motto boasts pursuing a higher purpose and a greater good. Students here at SLU have decided that now is the time to play a larger role in pushing for clean energy in the St. […]

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Nootropics: A brain-power-enhancing life hack

Nootropics: A brain-power-enhancing life hack

May 4, 2017 at 11:44 am 1 comment

We’ve all heard it before: “Don’t be the person buying Adderall in the library during finals week.” As tempting as it is to have hyper focus and the ability to forgo sleep, it is both illegal and dangerous. But what if I told you that there were drugs just as […]

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Why Lil Dicky is one of the greatest rappers alive

Why Lil Dicky is one of the greatest rappers alive

May 4, 2017 at 11:43 am 0 comments

Yes, Lil Dicky is one of the greatest rappers this generation has ever seen. David Andrew Burd was born in 1988 in a town near Philadelphia. Raised in an upper-middle-class, Jewish family, Burd did not face the same back stories as many influential rappers. He attended the University of Richmond […]

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Fiscal policy: A means toward an end

Fiscal policy: A means toward an end

May 4, 2017 at 11:43 am 0 comments

When discussing the reforms from the New Deal era, many pundits who lean toward the right side of fiscal policy claim that President Roosevelt’s programs did little to improve the economy and actually slowed the recovery. Although the New Deal reforms were not perfect—many were quite regressive, deriving their funding […]

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Opinion: Meteorologist’s take on severe weather in sports

Opinion: Meteorologist’s take on severe weather in sports

May 4, 2017 at 11:41 am 0 comments

On Saturday, April 29, with a squall line to the west of St. Louis, a decision was made to play the second game of the SLU Softball series against George Mason. As any meteorology student can attest, this was a reckless and dangerous decision for multiple reasons. Firstly, squall lines […]

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Men’s tennis drops nailbiter to VCU

Men’s tennis drops nailbiter to VCU

May 4, 2017 at 11:41 am 0 comments

The men’s tennis team ended their season with a 1-1 record at the Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament in Orlando, Florida. SLU defeated Fordham, 4-1, in the opening round, but ultimately fell to VCU, 4-3, in a tight match fought all the way to the final singles match. SLU, the sixth […]

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Track breaks records at Drake Relays

Track breaks records at Drake Relays

May 4, 2017 at 11:40 am 0 comments

Saint Louis track and field saved some of their most impressive performances for the prestigious Drake Relays, which took place in Des Moines, Iowa. Several relay teams broke school records throughout the track meet. Some Billikens also competed in the Kip Janvrin Open that took place at Simpson College, located […]

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Women lose to top seeded VCU

Women lose to top seeded VCU

May 4, 2017 at 11:39 am 0 comments

The women’s tennis team saw their season come to an end in the semifinals of the Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament in Orlando, Florida. After defeating St. Joseph’s and Davidson, top seed VCU bested the Billikens, 4-1. In the first round of the tournament, No. 5 SLU faced No. 12 St. […]

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