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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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Yakkin about social media

Yakkin about social media

October 2, 2014 at 8:29 pm 1 comment

While talking about the power of Yik Yak and the funny yaks we’ve read recently, one of our editors talked about a new app called Fade. “What is Fade?” we all asked  before one of our editors described the new social media app. Apparently it’s a photo version of Yik […]

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ESPN: You must not tell “lies”

ESPN: You must not tell “lies”

October 2, 2014 at 8:26 pm 0 comments

Last Wednesday, ESPN suspended popular columnist Bill Simmons due to an epic rant against Roger Goodell after allegations came out that suggested NFL officials hadn’t been completely honest in handling the Ray Rice scandal. His rant had one consistent theme throughout the podcast: Goodell is a liar. “Goodell, if he […]

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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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