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Insomnia Cookies delivers sweet treats to campus

October 30, 2014 at 3:39 pm 0 comments

Brand new, just a few blocks from SLU, at the intersection of Lindell Boulevard and Euclid Avenue, is Insomnia Cookies, an in-house or delivery bakery that’s open daily, until 3 a.m., to satisfy SLU’s late-night sweet tooth. Because most of Insomnia’s business is based on its delivery service, the physical […]

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Rise Coffee House

Rise Coffee House

October 30, 2014 at 3:38 pm 0 comments

Manchester Avenue, a well-known road in the Grove, features a variety of atypical establishments. Rise Coffee House earns its spot with an allure that distinguishes it from the numerous coffee shops in the area. At first glance, Rise is easily mistakable for an ordinary cafe; however, upon entering, visitors can […]

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Decadence debuts first album

Decadence debuts first album

October 30, 2014 at 3:36 pm 0 comments

Arts Editor Maggie Needham sat down with Tim McCoy, president of a cappella group Decadence, to discuss their recent album release. So you just came out with your first album! A: We did. It’s been almost two years in the making. We were … founded in 2010; we started recording […]

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Praise for Swift’s ’1989′

Praise for Swift’s ’1989′

October 30, 2014 at 3:32 pm 0 comments

Made famous by her signature curly ’do and country croons, singer Taylor Swift has left that behind for her new album, “1989.” Like all notable artists, Swift is breaking away and trying her hand at something new: a pop album. About 10 years ago, Swift made her way through Nashville, […]

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Beyond All Reason, SLU’s all-female a cappella group, performs at the showcase hosted by Billikens After Dark last Friday evening in the Xavier auditorium. Courtesy of Rachel Moylan.

Billikens got talent

October 30, 2014 at 3:30 pm 0 comments

On Friday, Oct. 24, League of Laughter, the Bare Naked Statues, Astha, Beyond All Reason, Phases of Motion, Xquizit, Elevation and Decadence performed in a showcase of comedy, dance and music that attracted a full house at Xavier Hall’s auditorium. In short, Billikens can do some awesome things. For many […]

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Allie Caruso / Contributor

SLU grads rock out at the Firebird

October 23, 2014 at 6:37 pm 0 comments

The Youngest, a fresh new indie band, took the stage at the Firebird last Thursday, Oct. 16. The band includes two recent SLU grads: Andrew Taetz who graduated in 2011, and John Quinn who graduated in 2013. Before his days in The Youngest, Quinn spent his time at SLU playing […]

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Before and after photos highlight the renovations made to the movie theater. Maysa Daoud / Contributor

Movie theater gets new style

October 23, 2014 at 6:31 pm 0 comments

Movie nights are a staple of college culture. There is something magical about piling fifteen or so freshmen into a tiny dorm room for a Disney marathon, or experiencing the luxury of having a hodge podge of people pile into your Village apartment without having to check-in a single person. […]

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Courtesy of Tammy Richards

YouTube comedy star turns author

October 23, 2014 at 6:29 pm 0 comments

“Grace’s Guide: The Art of Pretending to Be a Grown-Up” is a humorous look at the struggles millennials face as they become adults. Readers may recognize the author, Grace Helbig, from the YouTube comedy world, where she has almost two million subscribers and posts videos multiple times a week. As […]

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Solomon Thurman’s painting “Artist and Policeman” is part of SLUMA’s portion of this city-wide art exhibit. Courtesy of SLUMA Facebook

Citywide exhibit at SLUMA: ‘Hands Up, Don’t Shoot’

October 23, 2014 at 6:27 pm 1 comment

Recent events within the Ferguson and St. Louis community have inspired a new exhibit in the Saint Louis University Museum of Art. The Visual Art Exhibition, “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot: Artists Respond” is presented by the Alliance of Black Art Galleries. SLUMA is one of 14 cultural venues that are […]

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Westerfeld writes dynamic plot in ‘Afterworlds’

Westerfeld writes dynamic plot in ‘Afterworlds’

October 10, 2014 at 3:17 pm 0 comments

Scott Westerfeld’s “Afterworlds” should be put on your ‘books to read’ list. This book is composed of fresh details, eccentric characters and a distinguished plot. Westerfeld interconnects the lives of two different characters, one with supernatural powers and the other one living her dream in New York City, without falling […]

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