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Let Us Introduce You: Robert Wassel

Let Us Introduce You: Robert Wassel

January 29, 2015 at 2:54 pm 0 comments

A year of service spent in West Virginia had tremendous influence on Robert Wassel, SLU’s assistant director for Service and Community Engagement for the past nine years. The time Wassel spent volunteering in rural West Virginia helped guide his career path, and even helped him guide the many SLU students […]

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Wellness initiatives: SGA funds still available

Wellness initiatives: SGA funds still available

January 29, 2015 at 2:48 pm 0 comments

In September, SGA vice president Jaisel Patel outlined his goals for the Wellness Fund – SGA’s purse for students who wish to start a project to benefit mind, body or spirit. “My biggest goal for this year,” he said in the fall, “is to make sure that students are aware […]

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Walking for water: SLU junior Hannah Vestal has carried a jerry can with her since September 5th. So far, Billiken for Water has raised over $4,000. Courtesy of Hannah Vestal

Jerry cans for a just cause

January 29, 2015 at 2:43 pm 0 comments

While all college students know the struggle of carrying heavy books across campus, SLU junior Hannah Vestal has added to the usual load; since Sept. 5, she has brought a jerry can – the term for her bright yellow water jug – everywhere she has gone. It has been, she […]

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Michelle Peltier / The University News

University announces several alterations to administration

January 29, 2015 at 2:39 pm 0 comments

On Jan. 27, an email was sent out university wide announcing a number of changes to take place in high levels of SLU’s administration. Two vice presidents will be stepping down – Fr. Paul Stark, S.J., Vice President of Mission and Ministry and Kathleen Brady, Vice President for Facilities Service […]

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Selma: The Alabama town is one of numerous cities to be visited this spring break. SLU students participated in the seminal march that occurred there in 1965. The University News archives

Res. Life offers spring-break tour of civil rights sites

January 29, 2015 at 2:29 pm 0 comments

Pilgrims in a historic land Approximately 50 years after civil rights advocates marched from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, SLU students will make a pilgrimage to landmark locations of the civil rights movement and discover the continuing legacy it has on today’s social justice issues. The Department of Housing and Residence […]

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SLU searches for candidate: New position for diversity and community engagement

SLU searches for candidate: New position for diversity and community engagement

January 22, 2015 at 11:32 am 0 comments

Last week, when Saint Louis University President Fred Pestello sent a university wide email, SLU actively began its search for a person to fill the new position created out of the accords reached in October between members of Occupy SLU and the administration: Assistant to the President for Diversity and […]

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In session: Dr. Daniel F. Mahoney, candidate for the provost position, speaks to SGA. 
Although from a state university background, he expressed interest in Jesuit education.
Paul Brunkhorst / Associate News Editor

SGA tackles new semester, agenda

January 22, 2015 at 11:29 am 0 comments

                          Provost candidate, elections, gender inclusion among subjects SLU’s Student Government Association held its first Senate meeting of the year Wednesday, Jan. 21. Proceedings began with Dr. Daniel F. Mahoney, Dean of the College of Education, Health and […]

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Detour: Construction taking place for new residence halls creates a few blockages around campus, such as on this Laclede Avenue sidewalk.  Ryan Quinn / Photo Editor

Raze phase: new dorm under way, on schedule

January 22, 2015 at 10:52 am 2 comments

For many Saint Louis University students, coming back from winter break offered many of the usual sights: cars buzzing up and down Grand Boulevard, students walking to and from class and countless beautiful details that campus offers. However, some returned to quite a surprise: Over break, SLU started construction by Beracha […]

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Courtesy of Big Brothers Big Sisters

Centennial Collection

January 22, 2015 at 10:43 am 0 comments

Big Brothers Big Sisters opens history wall;  SLU grad student’s actions showcased 2014 marked the 100th anniversary of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri, and to mark this milestone — and usher in a new era — BBBSEMO’s St. Louis office held a public reception on Wednesday, Jan. 21 […]

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Jessica Park/ Chief Illustrator

Pestello weighs in on grand jury decision

December 5, 2014 at 7:07 pm 0 comments

President stresses SLU’s role in peaceful dialogue In September, only weeks removed from the events in Ferguson, Mo., Saint Louis University President Dr. Fred Pestello expressed his belief that SLU had a unique role in steering the St. Louis community to confront and address the societal problems brought to light […]

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