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Campus Ministry dialogue on privilege and allyship

Campus Ministry dialogue on privilege and allyship

April 9, 2015 at 5:12 pm 0 comments

Members of the Saint Louis University community, both students and faculty members, gathered in the Campus Ministry student lounge, on Tuesday evening to engage in dialogue about privilege and allyship.  The coordinators of the event immediately established an environment of safe dialogue and acceptance before introducing the event’s questions. Senior […]

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Women’s and Gender Studies gains Master’s Program, department status

Women’s and Gender Studies gains Master’s Program, department status

April 9, 2015 at 5:12 pm 0 comments

With a handful of volunteer faculty members and a lot of perseverance, Saint Louis University’s women’s and gender studies program began as women’s studies 34 years ago. These volunteers took on additional work, with no added compensation, to start the program because they believed in the importance and value it […]

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Race and Expression in the wake of Ferguson

Race and Expression in the wake of Ferguson

April 9, 2015 at 5:12 pm 0 comments

Symposium focuses on media coverage, use Beneath the vaulted wood ceilings of Pere Marquette Gallery, the Walter J. Ong, S. J., Center for Language, Culture and Media Studies, held a symposium on Race and Expression on Wednesday, April 8.  The event incorporated faculty and students from the departments of American […]

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Bishop addresses race in the U.S.

Bishop addresses race in the U.S.

April 9, 2015 at 3:33 pm 0 comments

Catholicism, compassion and empathy in race relations On Wednesday, April 8, SLU’s Catholic studies program hosted Bishop Edward Braxton, bishop of the Diocese of Belleville, Illinois, in the Center for Global Citizenship. Braxton, who is a nationally published commentator on Catholic theology and social issues in America – his works […]

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Minimum wage protest

Minimum wage protest

April 9, 2015 at 3:32 pm 0 comments

On April 15, protests will commence throughout St. Louis, as well as in 190 cities in the U.S. and more than 40 other countries, in an attempt to increase the minimum wage given by large companies from $7.65 an hour to $15 and allow unionization without fear of retaliation for […]

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Second town hall meeting: Students and administration converse

Second town hall meeting: Students and administration converse

March 31, 2015 at 6:08 pm 0 comments

Students convened with President Fred Pestello and members of the executive administration Monday evening, in the Center for Global Citizenship. It was the second of three town hall meetings organized, said Pestello, as “a way for us to give some updates on what’s happening and get some response from the […]

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Remembering Romero: Hope derived from Jesuit martyr

Remembering Romero: Hope derived from Jesuit martyr

March 26, 2015 at 12:14 pm 0 comments

The Faith and Justice Speaker series on Sunday, March 22nd, highlighted an aspect of life that many forget, the importance of remembering. A large group of students, professors, faculty, staff and members of the St. Louis community gathered in the basement of College Church with open notepads and open ears […]

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Take Back the Night: Outrunning stigmas of sexual violence

Take Back the Night: Outrunning stigmas of sexual violence

March 26, 2015 at 12:14 pm 0 comments

Free to [be] week on feminism culminates in on-campus 5K As runners participating in the Free to [be] 5K race this past Saturday neared the finish line, they were reminded why they signed up to run in the first place. T-shirts hanging from clothes lines in the quad read messages […]

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Honing in on homelessness

Honing in on homelessness

March 26, 2015 at 12:14 pm 0 comments

Katie Harder, the Major Gifts Manager at the St. Louis chapter of Habitat for Humanity and its liaison to SLU, thinks you would be surprised by who seeks help finding affordable housing through Habitat for Humanity in St. Louis. “We have medical assistants, bus drivers, police officers, security guards, teachers […]

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Addressing advancement in academia

March 26, 2015 at 12:13 pm 0 comments

Faculty panel offers counsel, critiques of tenure system A modest group of SLU faculty from numerous colleges and departments gathered in Boileau Hall on the afternoon of Wednesday, March 25, to discuss a subject that is perhaps foreign to many students: tenure and promotion. Organized by Michael Lewis, Associate Vice […]

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