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March 23, 2017 - ‘More Life:’ A playlist by October Firm              March 23, 2017 - Weekly dose: The opiate crisis              March 23, 2017 - SLU’s top four date locations              March 23, 2017 - The joys of hammocking at Saint Louis University              March 23, 2017 - Actions, not oaths, needed for real change              March 23, 2017 - White House budget would make America less great              March 23, 2017 - Women’s tennis slaughters competition with three straight 7-0 victories at home              March 23, 2017 - Men’s tennis drops to 6-7 on the season             

Opinion

Weekly dose: The opiate crisis

Weekly dose: The opiate crisis

March 23, 2017 at 11:58 am 0 comments

In 2014, a record-high 47,000 people died of drug overdoses. This was not due to cocaine, nor was it due to meth. Heroin wasn’t the culprit either. The overdoses were mainly the result of natural and semi-synthetic opioids such as oxycodone and hydrocodone, drugs obtained in as little as one […]

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SLU’s top four date locations

SLU’s top four date locations

March 23, 2017 at 11:57 am 0 comments

Few students know that Saint Louis University ranks as one of the top 10 most romantic colleges in St. Louis, Missouri. This is in part due to the many great date spots hidden around campus. Here, I have compiled a list of the best places for an on-campus date for […]

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The joys of hammocking at Saint Louis University

The joys of hammocking at Saint Louis University

March 23, 2017 at 11:57 am 0 comments

Imagine this: You have reached a state of complete and total relaxation, but you are not on an exotic vacation; you are experiencing feelings of intense euphoria that surround and overcome your physical being, but you have taken no psychedelic drug; you are suspended in midair for what seems like […]

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Actions, not oaths, needed for real change

Actions, not oaths, needed for real change

March 23, 2017 at 11:55 am 0 comments

On March 1, 2017, SLU’s Student Government Association suspended the Oath of Inclusion in order to “ensure the Oath of Inclusion better reflects its actual meaning and purpose on campus.” The Oath was developed by the SGA in the wake of several bias incidents that occurred in the spring of […]

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White House budget would make America less great

White House budget would make America less great

March 23, 2017 at 11:55 am 0 comments

Last week, the White House released a preliminary budget proposal for 2018. The plan demonstrates adherence to a large part of President Trump’s campaign message—to make America great again through increased investment in defense—but abandons other ideas that the president frequently promoted, such as increased spending on infrastructure. In addition, […]

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Trump’s anti-capitalist policies threaten America

Trump’s anti-capitalist policies threaten America

March 5, 2017 at 3:30 pm 0 comments

One of the promises at the center of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign was to put Americans back to work. The message that Trump is selling is that the United States has been ransacked by foreign nations and businesses. Cheap imports, cheap labor from Asia and Latin America and a combination […]

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Nerdom must put aside its differences and unite

Nerdom must put aside its differences and unite

March 5, 2017 at 3:04 pm 0 comments

If you know nerds, you probably know that they like to argue about things that seem trivial. If you’re a nerd, you probably know this better than anyone. You can attest that your passion for whichever items of pop culture that interest you can drive you into shouting matches. You […]

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Expanding inclusion and the evolution of ‘rap’

Expanding inclusion and the evolution of ‘rap’

March 5, 2017 at 3:01 pm 0 comments

Rap (v.): to blurt out suddenly (16th century). Rap (n.): a type of music characterized by high-level wordplay and emotion (21st century). The genre of rap music has an unmatchable appeal and, even so, the process to construct a song is oftentimes overlooked. Unorthodox beats are sewn together ever so […]

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Scott Pruitt: Bad for  Missouri, bad for America

Scott Pruitt: Bad for Missouri, bad for America

March 5, 2017 at 2:57 pm 0 comments

On Feb. 17 the Senate voted 52-46 in favor of Scott Pruitt becoming the E.P.A. administrator. President Trump’s selection of Scott Pruitt may be good politics, but his appointment is going to create a public health disaster. Our bedrock environmental laws were passed by Congress decades ago with broad bipartisan […]

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Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

March 5, 2017 at 2:53 pm 0 comments

Saint Louis University has a moral obligation to our community and to the environment to transition away from our reliance on coal-based energy. Wind and solar powered energy is becoming more attractive as the prices go down, and as we learn more about the harmful impacts of coal powered electricity. […]

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