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Opinion

Response to The Oriflamme revolution

Response to The Oriflamme revolution

September 11, 2014 at 11:27 am 0 comments

Personally, I feel as if the message portrayed in the Sept. 4 article gave a sincere misrepresentation of the purpose of Oriflamme. Oriflamme members are more than happy to give of themselves freely for the betterment of the University and its students, and to help new members of SLU call […]

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Hacked: Responses and Lessons

Hacked: Responses and Lessons

September 11, 2014 at 11:25 am 0 comments

Last week, a hacker made the news for uploading hacked photos of Academy Award winner Jennifer Lawrence, as well as a multitude of other stars, to online sources such as 4chan and Reddit. Since that time, the females in question have been reeling, either denying photos attributed to them are […]

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Aramark draws admiration and ire

Aramark draws admiration and ire

September 11, 2014 at 11:25 am 0 comments

After a long selection process over Saint Louis University’s food service provider, and a lackluster tenure with previous vendor Chartwells, SLU eventually signed Aramark to a five-year contract. Aramark’s pitch to SLU included a greater offering of local, organic, and sustainable food options; new, popular dining franchises; extended operational hours; […]

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Power of Unity: Remembering 9/11

Power of Unity: Remembering 9/11

September 11, 2014 at 11:23 am 0 comments

The Student Veteran’s Association paints the quad red, white, and blue. Walking through the quad to go to the library on Tuesday, Sept. 9, many students and faculty were more than likely approached by members from the Student Veteran’s Association who handed out American flags asking to plant them in […]

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The more you know on Aramark: What’s said and unsaid

The more you know on Aramark: What’s said and unsaid

September 11, 2014 at 11:22 am 0 comments

“We want a choice that the community feels good about”.    A statement, made by Dr. Kent Porterfield, SLU’s VP for Student Development last spring, in regard to the selection process of campus’ new food provider, Aramark, concisely reflects the general attitude of SLU’s current generation of students towards many […]

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Greek Organizations at SLU: Introduction and Influence

Greek Organizations at SLU: Introduction and Influence

September 11, 2014 at 11:21 am 0 comments

Fraternities and sororities on Saint Louis University’s campus do not have a recent history of being checked or called out. Individuals that are not Greek may have bias against these organizations, but it is not often that fraternities or sororities are publicly called out for the actions of individuals within […]

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The IS(IS) Problem

The IS(IS) Problem

September 4, 2014 at 6:37 pm 0 comments

The Islamic State (IS), formerly known as ISIS, has become the Western world’s biggest problem in 2014, culminating in the brutal execution of American journalist James Foley. In February, the group formally split from Al-Qaeda in February and has grown exponentially as it has increased its influence in Iraq and […]

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A warm welcome to Dr. Pestello

A warm welcome to Dr. Pestello

September 4, 2014 at 6:36 pm 0 comments

Welcome back to Saint Louis University folks. We at The University News are very pleased to have everyone back. We especially welcome the new first years, bringing with them new experiences and perspectives, interests and talents. Our university also welcomed a new president this year in Dr. Fred Pestello. Dr. […]

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Politics over personal choice: How to make real change in America

Politics over personal choice: How to make real change in America

September 4, 2014 at 6:35 pm 0 comments

There is something wrong with the neo-liberal way of understanding our responsibility toward the environment and society. The question is always framed as a matter of individual action—the dominant superego figure admonishes us for not recycling; for not purchasing biodegradable notebooks; for not eating local or buying the latte thats […]

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The Oriflamme revolution: Unionizing the orange shirts

The Oriflamme revolution: Unionizing the orange shirts

September 4, 2014 at 6:29 pm 0 comments

As I look across this fine campus and see patches of folks donned in orange, characteristic of Oriflammers, I can’t help but think about the following interview scenario: the interviewer is sitting across from you, perusing your hopefully impressive resume when they stop at the word, “Oriflamme.” They ask, “What […]

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