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September 19, 2014 - Bicentennial Strategic Planning: Preparing SLU for the next two centuries              September 19, 2014 - Job action: VERP revisited              September 19, 2014 - Fishy business: Micah’s tilapia              September 19, 2014 - A language by any other name…              September 19, 2014 - Flying in the city: Balloons over Forest Park              September 19, 2014 - Let Us Introduce You: Claire Gilbert              September 18, 2014 - Sweet dreams from SLUMA              September 18, 2014 - ‘Boyhood’ takes time with film             


‘Doctor Who’ takes new turn with Capaldi

‘Doctor Who’ takes new turn with Capaldi

September 4, 2014 at 6:33 pm 0 comments

Thank goodness SLU’s cable package includes BBC America, because there is a new Doctor. “Doctor Who,” the British science fiction television show, revolves around a character named the Doctor. He’s a time-and-space-traveling alien whose spaceship looks like an old-fashioned police call box (it’s bigger on the inside), and whose only […]

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Cinco de Mayo celebrations hit the streets of Cherokee

May 1, 2014 at 3:28 pm 0 comments

Everyone in St. Louis knows that among the sea of vintage boutiques, trendy cafes, street art and hip bars, Cherokee Street is the local hub of Mexican culture. Grocery stores with fresh tortillas? Yes, please. The best tacos in the city? La Vallesana has got you covered. The authentic and […]

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Scoops on S. Grand

May 1, 2014 at 3:25 pm 0 comments

While St. Louis is certainly famous for Ted Drewes custard, there is another ice cream jewel to try, Gelateria Del Leone, an Italian dessert cafe located just blocks away from the SLU Medical Campus on South Grand Blvd. The 6-year-old gelateria makes their Italian ice cream in-house, getting their dairy […]

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Janae Sheperd

New app is the cat’s meow: It’s ‘purrrfect’ for procrastinating

May 1, 2014 at 3:21 pm 0 comments

I’ve found it folks! I’ve discovered the best phone app to date. An app that let’s you combine cats, explosions, lasers and your favorite photos. This app is none other than CatPaint. CatPaint is a premier cat-based image editor for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. You can effortlessly add […]

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Molly Rippinger

Olio: A modern twist on classic Mediterranean

May 1, 2014 at 3:16 pm 0 comments

Sometimes you just don’t know what you’re missing out on when it comes to food. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve driven, biked or run by the Mediterranean-inspired Olio in Tower Grove and told myself that I simply must stop in for at least a cocktail and an […]

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Tragic teen story shows ‘The Fault in Our Stars’

May 1, 2014 at 3:11 pm 0 comments

On Jan. 9, 2012, I waited in a bookstore until midnight for the first moment I could possibly purchase a copy of “The Fault in Our Stars” by John Green. I went home, read until early in the morning, slept a little bit, woke up and read some more, finishing […]

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Nicolas Cage nails gritty role in ‘Joe’

April 24, 2014 at 4:08 pm 1 comment

While watching “Joe,” I realized that my generation is somewhat naïve to the skills of Nicolas Cage. Sure, we probably caught him in the overly dramatic and Disney-fied “National Treasure” series or have seen “Gone in Sixty Seconds” run on TBS during the weekend, but neither of those really dazzled […]

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BSA celebrates St. Louis divesity through fashion

April 24, 2014 at 4:05 pm 0 comments

Sunday, April 13, annual fashion show. This year the fashion show was sponsored by Dillard’s department store. Dillard’s provided all of the clothing items for the night. Providing the shoes and cosmetics for the show, Aldo and Clinique co-sponsored the event. The proceeds from the fashion show went to STL’s […]

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Drama, betrayal and revenage: Medea is a hit for SLU Theatre

April 24, 2014 at 3:54 pm 0 comments

  Saint Louis University Theatre has taken on the tough task of performing Medea, the “seminal drama of love, betrayal and revenge,” as so described by the fliers around campus. This classic, written by Euripides and adapted by Robinson Jeffers, is set in a post-apocalyptic future. Jeffers, who is widely […]

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Colbert: Late-night TV is still a boys’ club

Colbert: Late-night TV is still a boys’ club

April 24, 2014 at 3:52 pm 0 comments

From movie specials to black-and-white reruns, late-night TV has long been keeping Americans from the recommended eight hours of sleep. In 1948 America was introduced to Ed Sullivan, and in 1963 Sullivan introduced America to the Beatles, proving early on the potent cultural influence of late night television. Variety shows […]

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