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Sweet dreams from SLUMA

September 18, 2014 at 6:56 pm 0 comments

Due to having to analyze a piece of artwork for my English class, I decided to venture to the St. Louis Art Museum (SLUMA) for the first time. Lucky for me, a unique exhibit called “The Dream” was on display for me to discover, and, I must say, this is […]

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‘Boyhood’ takes time with film

‘Boyhood’ takes time with film

September 18, 2014 at 6:52 pm 0 comments

We all recognize it in movies. That moment where a teenager replaces the small scrawny kid 10 years in the future whose only resemblance to his younger self is his hair color. When having a movie stretch over a lengthy time, it is necessary to find an array of actors […]

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Arkansas Band Knox Hamilton

September 18, 2014 at 6:51 pm 0 comments

A new and upcoming band is making its way to St. Louis this month. “Knox Hamilton” will be performing at The Demo on Thursday, Sept. 25. The band is currently on tour promoting their debut album set to release at the end of the year. Based in Little Rock, Ark. […]

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Forest Park hosts 110th anniversary of World’s Fair

September 18, 2014 at 6:49 pm 0 comments

Meet me in St. Louis, Louis. Meet me at the fair… World’s Fare, that is! This past weekend not only marked the 110th anniversary of the 1904 World’s Fair, but also welcomed the first annual St. Louis World’s Fare Heritage Festival and Games to Forest Park. This free, three-day celebration […]

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‘Little Princes’ inspires incoming freshmen

‘Little Princes’ inspires incoming freshmen

September 11, 2014 at 7:47 pm 0 comments

This year, the New York Times Bestseller “Little Princes” was the summer reading assignment for the newest members of Saint Louis University- the freshmen. Yes, it was assigned as summer “homework,” but that did not mean it should be considered boring or lame. And yes, I can also guarantee that […]

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Coffee hot spot

Coffee hot spot

September 11, 2014 at 7:45 pm 0 comments

The third week of school is nearly over and it is already time to start stressing for midterm week. Midterm week means one thing: caffeine. Saint Louis University students will be pleased to know they have more options than the obvious Starbucks or Cafe Ventana. Northwest Coffee Roasting Company is […]

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Interfaith concert brings STL together

September 11, 2014 at 7:44 pm 0 comments

The Sept. 11 Interfaith Commemoration in Music: An Appreciation of Religious Diversity brought together different St. Louis communities to celebrate the variety of faith traditions that thrive in this city. The event was hosted by Arts and Faith St. Louis, a local organization whose mission is to “establish an ongoing, […]

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Roxane Gay speaks to feminism at book reading

September 4, 2014 at 6:42 pm 0 comments

An un-air-conditioned room with blank walls and folding chairs became a literary salon last Friday as eager readers endured the heat to hear from writer Roxane Gay. Hosted by Left Bank Books, the event was part of Gay’s book tour celebrating her new collection of essays entitled “Bad Feminist.” Drawing […]

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Sam Smith: Sound of the summer

Sam Smith: Sound of the summer

September 4, 2014 at 6:39 pm 0 comments

The summer of the Ebola virus epidemic, the summer of the ALS ice bucket challenge, the summer of the Ferguson riots, the summer of Robin Williams’ death and the summer of the US soccer team’s hopeful streak in the cup. Like other news stories and current events, these happenings affect […]

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Buddhist monks in CGC: Spotlight on sacred art from Tibet

September 4, 2014 at 6:37 pm 0 comments

Last week, the Jesuit tradition of Saint Louis University included Buddhist teachings from Tibet. SLU hosted an event in the Center for Global Citizenship, Aug. 27-29, titled “The Sacred Art of Sand Mandala.” A group of Tibetan monks of the Drepung Gomang Monastery created a sand mandala during the three-day […]

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