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November 21, 2014 - Rhetoric on race in St. Louis              November 21, 2014 - We are all criminals: Foreclosing futures              November 21, 2014 - The web is watching campus              November 21, 2014 - Let Us Introduce You: Nation Spotlight              November 21, 2014 - Faith in focus: A brief look at Eastern Orthodoxy              November 20, 2014 - The Dynamic Diversity of Astha A Cappella              November 20, 2014 - ISA celebrates with fall show              November 20, 2014 - Humans of STL showcases everyday folk             

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North St. Louis: Regional conflict featured prominently in a round table talk. Javier Muro de Nadal / Staff Photographer

Rhetoric on race in St. Louis

November 21, 2014 at 10:12 pm 0 comments

Local alderman leads round table discussion “Nothing new happened on Aug. 9,” said Antonio French, the keynote speaker during the political roundtable in DuBourg Hall and the Alderman for Ward 21 in St. Louis.  The discussion that evening, Nov. 18, was about the ongoing dilemma in Ferguson, Mo.  DuBourg’s Refectory […]

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We are all criminals: Foreclosing futures

We are all criminals: Foreclosing futures

November 21, 2014 at 10:07 pm 0 comments

The United States spends approximately 82.4 billion dollars per year on the incarceration of criminals.  Emily Baxter, a fellow at the University of Minnesota Law School’s Robina Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, started a project titled “We Are All Criminals” as a commitment to highlighting the barriers and […]

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The web is watching campus

November 21, 2014 at 10:03 pm 0 comments

Five cameras at SLU go live for public viewing Over the course of the last several weeks, the Department of Public Safety and other affiliates, such as the Department of Marketing and Communication, have installed new, high-definition cameras on SLU’s campus. “It is important to differentiate,” says Jeff Fowler, vice […]

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Saudi Arabia: Anas al Selmi is a SLU student who finds parallels between his distant hometown and the place that he now calls home. Photo courtesy of Anas al Selmi

Let Us Introduce You: Nation Spotlight

November 21, 2014 at 10:00 pm 0 comments

Saudi Arabia in St. Louis Anas al Selmi is a student here at SLU; however, he is originally from a place many of us have only heard about: Saudi Arabia.  More specifically, he is from Jeddah, one of the country’s biggest cities. Jeddah is the closest city to Mecca, the […]

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St. Nicholas: Frescoes adorn the interior of this Eastern Orthodox church. Adnan Syed / Staff Writer

Faith in focus: A brief look at Eastern Orthodoxy

November 21, 2014 at 9:54 pm 0 comments

The Orthodox Catholic Church, commonly known as the Eastern Orthodox Church, is the second largest Christian church in the world. Its origin goes back to the earliest church established by St. Paul and the Apostles. Its name is a source of confusion for many, thus the common name used to […]

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Showcase: Costume and dance were prominently featured in Saturday night’s display of Asian American culture.
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A Journey, celebrated

November 14, 2014 at 7:29 pm 0 comments

Asian American Association showcases culture  Saturday, Nov. 8, in the St. Louis Room of the BSC, the Asian American Association (AAA) hosted their Fall 2014 Showcase, titled “jOURney.”  The showcase featured performances encompassing the rich diversity of cultures in Asia, including Korean Pop music, Hindi a cappella and karate. The […]

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Pondering questions of prison populations

Pondering questions of prison populations

November 14, 2014 at 7:23 pm 1 comment

Students gathered in the Wool Ballroom on the afternoon of Wednesday, Nov. 12, to discuss the controversial issue of race within the U.S. prison system. Hosted by the Cross Cultural Center, the week-long exhibit ended with a panel discussion to promote Saint Louis University’s annual Diversity Awareness Month. The dialogue […]

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Learning on a global scale

Learning on a global scale

November 14, 2014 at 7:19 pm 0 comments

International Education Week returns Next week marks the beginning of SLU’s second annual celebration of International Education Week – an event with a 15-year history of highlighting the benefits of learning in today’s globalized educational environment. And although this is only the second year that SLU has been recognizing, and […]

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Let Us Introduce You: Alicia Holman

Let Us Introduce You: Alicia Holman

November 14, 2014 at 7:17 pm 0 comments

Administrative assistant on life’s many responsibilities Saint Louis University students, let us introduce you to the mother you didn’t realize you had: Alicia Holman. An employee at SLU since 2010, Holman brings a humorous charisma and a multitude of talents to the University, and she says the students are what […]

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Reminders about refraining

Reminders about refraining

November 14, 2014 at 7:13 pm 0 comments

SLU Muslims and friends find God through fasting Fast-A-Thon returned to its usual spot during the fall semester. For more than ten years, the Saint Louis University Muslim Student’s Association (MSA) has held its annual Fast-A-Thon as a way for students on campus, both Muslim and non-Muslim, to experience the […]

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