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March 2, 2015 - Pestello follows mission with McCulloch talk              February 27, 2015 - Let Us Introduce You: Summer Albarcha              February 27, 2015 - Selma March: 50 years later, remembering the role of student activism for civil rights              February 27, 2015 - Center for Global Citizenship hosts live debate between SLU, Afghan students              February 27, 2015 - Billikens After Dark: New leadership seeks growth              February 27, 2015 - ‘Smoke + Mirrors’ leaves a lot to the imagination              February 27, 2015 - X Ambassadors outshine the lights              February 27, 2015 - Father John Misty album not meant for church             

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Let Us Introduce You: Summer Albarcha

Let Us Introduce You: Summer Albarcha

February 27, 2015 at 11:37 pm 0 comments

SLU blogger at the intersection of modesty, fashion Summer Albarcha believes that showing modesty and participating in the latest fashion trends can go hand in hand. The freshman-business student has demonstrated her conviction on her popular fashion blog and Instagram account, titled “Hipster Hijabis,” where she models various trendy outfits, […]

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Selma March: 50 years later, remembering the role of student activism for civil rights

Selma March: 50 years later, remembering the role of student activism for civil rights

February 27, 2015 at 10:56 pm 0 comments

Top: SLU students boarded buses on West Pine that would take them to Montgomery, Al., to march with civil rights activists. Bottom: The street itself no longer exists, but students pass by Pius throughout the day. 50 years ago, West Pine bisected campus as we know it today. This thoroughfare […]

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Center for Global Citizenship hosts live debate between SLU, Afghan students

Center for Global Citizenship hosts live debate between SLU, Afghan students

February 27, 2015 at 10:46 pm 0 comments

On Tuesday, Feb. 17 in the Center for Global Citizenship, a live feed connected St. Louis University with Kabul, Afghanistan for the second-annual Black History Month debate between SLU students and students in Kabul.  The students discussed the contradictions between civil rights laws and the real life experiences of marginalized […]

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Billikens After Dark: New leadership seeks growth

Billikens After Dark: New leadership seeks growth

February 27, 2015 at 10:44 pm 0 comments

The spring semester ushered in a new wave of changes at St. Louis University.  For one club in particular, this means the implementation of a new executive board.  Known as Billikens After Dark (BAD), this organization hopes that with the new board, the club will be more effective. Gwen Dailey, […]

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Thin Blue Line: Tensions over law school speech

February 27, 2015 at 12:21 am 0 comments

On Feb. 20, the student-led SLU Public Law Review hosted its annual symposium,  a topic of “great local interest,” according to law school dean Mike Wolff. The topic of this year’s symposium was “Policing Post-Ferguson,” and it contentiously included St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch as its opening presenter. […]

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BSA hosts Dr. Marc Lamont Hill

BSA hosts Dr. Marc Lamont Hill

February 26, 2015 at 2:38 pm 0 comments

Hill: Professor on the state of the black community, how Americans address poverty and social issues On Wednesday, Feb. 25, as part of SLU’s recognition of Black History Month, the Black Student Alliance, in collaboration with the Great Issues Committee and the Cross Cultural Center, hosted speaker Dr. Marc Lamont […]

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Invisible Boyfriend,  Girlfriend: The SLU  origins of popular apps

Invisible Boyfriend, Girlfriend: The SLU origins of popular apps

February 21, 2015 at 10:40 am 0 comments

For Tyler Sondag, a marketing strategist in the John Cook School of Business’s Center for Entrepreneurship, an invisible creation has reaped very visible rewards and visible amounts of attention. The “Invisible Boyfriend” and “Invisible Girlfriend” apps, which he developed with a team during St. Louis Startup Weekend in 2013, have […]

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Solemn Gathering in memory of the slain

February 19, 2015 at 9:51 am 0 comments

Three Muslim-American students at UNC-Chapel Hill were killed execution style, in their apartment complex, on Feb. 11. Neighbor Craig Hicks shot the students over an argument that police reports and media say stemmed from a parking dispute, but others are calling it a hate crime. There is speculation that the […]

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Provost search continues: Radson visits campus, fields questions

Provost search continues: Radson visits campus, fields questions

February 19, 2015 at 9:50 am 0 comments

An open forum for the third provost candidate, Darrell Radson, Ph.D., was held in the BSC on Tuesday, Feb. 17.  Members of the Saint Louis University community including faculty, students and staff questioned Radson on a variety of topics, including diversity, adjunct faculty and strategic planning. Radson began the forum […]

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Let Us Introduce You: Dan Kennedy, SJ

February 13, 2015 at 6:43 pm 0 comments

 Boston College graduate, Jesuit scholastic, SLU student Originally, Jesuit-in-training Dan Kennedy did not think he wanted to come to Saint Louis University to complete the mandatory philosophy studies required by the Society of Jesus. “I was actually attracted to Fordham and Loyola Chicago more because they were bigger cities that […]

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