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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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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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