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Not a not-for-profit university

Not a not-for-profit university

September 18, 2014 at 11:23 am 0 comments

As the first few weeks of classes draw on, the inevitable honeymoon phase between SLU and its students begin to fade to realistic expectations and grievances against the University. These potential problems can be trifling, such as, “why does that fertilizer smell so bad?” These problems can also be bigger, […]

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The “new” face of the NFL

The “new” face of the NFL

September 18, 2014 at 11:22 am 0 comments

On Feb. 15, the then- Baltimore Raven Ray Rice and his then- fiancée, Janay Palmer were in a physical altercation. Janay was rendered unconscious by Ray after he struck her in the head with his hand. After being indicted by a grand jury in March, the couple stated that they […]

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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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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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The power of (useful) petitions

The power of (useful) petitions

February 6, 2014 at 4:32 pm 0 comments

As we hope you’ve all heard, Justin Bieber was arrested a couple of weeks ago for driving in a rented Lamborghini (not really important to the story, but an interesting factoid nonetheless) while intoxicated. The collective reaction from the event has been nothing short of a conflagration. Bieber has been […]

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Shedding light on sexual assault

Shedding light on sexual assault

February 6, 2014 at 4:31 pm 0 comments

For some, sexual assault is not a topic that typically comes up in normal conversation. For others, sexual assault is all too real, and has had an adverse affect on themselves or their close friends. Regardless, sexual assault, especially those on college campuses, is not frequently discussed, which is a […]

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The struggles of super stardom

The struggles of super stardom

January 30, 2014 at 6:07 pm 0 comments

Unless you’ve been living under a rock this past week (gosh wouldn’t that be nice), you would know that superstar Justin Bieber was arrested for driving while intoxicated. Bieber has received castigation and sometimes praise for everything from the act itself to his adorable mug shot. For people uninterested in […]

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Super Bowl Storylines

Super Bowl Storylines

January 30, 2014 at 6:06 pm 0 comments

This next Sunday in East Rutherford, New Jersey, the (supposedly) best two football teams in all the land: the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos, will battle to become the next Super Bowl champions. There are a number of important facts that make this particular Super Bowl all the more […]

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