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Editorials

Sexual assault: A cultural problem

Sexual assault: A cultural problem

December 4, 2014 at 10:13 pm 0 comments

On Wednesday, Nov. 19, an exposé from the Rolling Stone illuminated a particularly gruesome incident of rape on the University of Virginia’s campus, and subsequently the larger systematic issue of sexual assault on college campuses across the country. The news from UVA arrives as SLU is concluding its own sexual […]

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Equal access and net neutrality

Equal access and net neutrality

December 3, 2014 at 7:35 pm 0 comments

On Nov. 10, President Barack Obama stated that he supported net neutrality and would like to treat the Internet as a “public utility” in the United States.  Obama stated that labeling the Internet, as a “utility”, would acknowledge, “the Internet has become an essential part of everyday communication and everyday […]

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We’re live: Commentary on SLU cameras

We’re live: Commentary on SLU cameras

December 3, 2014 at 7:32 pm 0 comments

It began with one. Overlooking the clock tower during Occupy SLU, a live-stream camera linked to SLU’s website provided a live-view of the protests last month. Then, there were more. Five cameras dot SLU’s campus, showing live feeds to anyone who cares to watch. These cameras, overlooking the clock tower, […]

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Picking a positive experience

Picking a positive experience

November 13, 2014 at 6:02 pm 0 comments

Many SLU students have yet to complete their class registration. For those that are on the fence, we at the UNews would like to recommend some of our favorite classes. We hope you enjoy our suggestions! Ryan McKinley: Intro to Women and Gender Studies has to be the class I […]

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The changing face of marriage

The changing face of marriage

November 13, 2014 at 6:01 pm 0 comments

On Nov. 5, St. Louis Circuit Judge Rex Burlison overturned Missouri’s ban on gay marriage, citing a violation of the due process and equal protection clauses in the 14th amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster immediately appealed the ruling to the Supreme Court of Missouri, so […]

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Bringing down the housing

Bringing down the housing

November 11, 2014 at 10:08 pm 0 comments

We hope that everyone had a chance to read staff writer Max Hammond’s front-page article last week detailing the new student housing projects that SLU has in store for the near future (early 2015). The piece detailed the administration’s master plans to construct new buildings and renovate existing ones, and […]

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Flawed, but tobacco-free

Flawed, but tobacco-free

November 11, 2014 at 10:07 pm 0 comments

This past November, a tobacco-free policy at SLU was presented to all University governing bodies by Edwin Trevathan, M.D., M.P.H., Dean of the College of Public Health and Social Justice. In response to these presentations to the Student Government Association (SGA) and Faculty Senate, last year’s UNews Editorial Board discussed […]

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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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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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