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U.S. Ebola Overreaction

U.S. Ebola Overreaction

October 30, 2014 at 3:10 pm 0 comments

As Ebola spreads rapidly throughout many countries in West Africa, namely Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and, more recently, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, fears of its deadly advance have increased in the one country where its outbreak would have one of the lowest chances of spreading: the United States. […]

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Breaking the bubble: A call to continue the discomfort

Breaking the bubble: A call to continue the discomfort

October 30, 2014 at 3:08 pm 0 comments

It is clear that the past few weeks have brought a great deal of controversy and division to our community.  While many issues have divided us, I believe there is much that we can unite around. Every student here at SLU has some familiarity with the Oath of Inclusion, but […]

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Fighting fear through dialogue

Fighting fear through dialogue

October 30, 2014 at 3:06 pm 0 comments

Just as Michael Brown’s death was the thing that called the public’s attention back to police brutality and the systemic, racial inequalities that saturate our national consciousness, “Occupy SLU” was the movement that drew the attention of our student body to those same issues. Spending seven hours a day at […]

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The Elusive Consciousness

The Elusive Consciousness

October 30, 2014 at 3:04 pm 0 comments

Saint Louis University was never the place I imagined my enlightenment of identity would occur; I pictured this enlightenment would happen in the middle of a desert, on ancestral lands or at the Pyramid of the Sun, in San Juan Teotihuacán, in a grand show of fire and tears, a […]

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How to survive midterms

How to survive midterms

October 9, 2014 at 11:18 am 0 comments

The midterms are coming! The midterms are coming! The UNews is coming to you, Paul Revere style, to discuss how you can defend yourself against the attack of the midterms. Our editors talk about the tips they’ve used to survive this hellish week and come out mentally unscathed, ready to […]

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Who can speak at SLU?

Who can speak at SLU?

October 9, 2014 at 11:18 am 0 comments

Last Saturday, the Hindu Student Committee and Interfaith Alliance hosted Arun Gandhi to speak at SLU’s campus and discussed the importance of service through nonviolence. On Friday, Oct. 17, Gandhi is expected to return to campus to give another talk during the School of Social Work’s Social Justice Night. At […]

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The promise and pitfalls of the new Beat

The promise and pitfalls of the new Beat

October 9, 2014 at 11:16 am 0 comments

The Beat mythology has returned. Beat culture was articulated in Bohemian circles, in New York, in the 1950s, by Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs and Neal Cassady. Theirs was an ideology premised on freedom and enlightenment, a mysticism of American highways and movement and radical individualism that ran counter […]

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Black lives matter

Black lives matter

October 9, 2014 at 11:15 am 0 comments

In August, Ferguson, and by extension St. Louis, was caught in a racial uprising so large that one commentator stated it was this community’s reclamation of its lost “1960s moment.” After the shooting of Michael Brown on Aug. 9 by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson, hundreds surrounded the spot where […]

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The “Idiot Wind” after the breach

The “Idiot Wind” after the breach

October 9, 2014 at 11:13 am 0 comments

In one of the best songs – “Idiot Wind” – on one of the greatest albums of all time – “Blood on the Tracks” – Bob Dylan scolds, “Idiot Wind blowing every time you move your mouth/ Blowing down the back roads headin’ south/ Idiot Wind, blowing every time you […]

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Professor Paul Bracher: Letter to the Editor

Professor Paul Bracher: Letter to the Editor

October 2, 2014 at 8:34 pm 0 comments

Re: A Letter to the Editor Regarding an Article from Your Sept. 25th Issue    Dear Editor,    Being physically disabled, I read your September 25th story on the Allies of Inclusion exhibit with great interest. I arrived at SLU just over one year ago to teach and conduct research […]

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