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Editorials

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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Billikens worth watching

Billikens worth watching

January 16, 2014 at 6:00 pm 0 comments

The basketball season is heating up and it’s time to talk hoops! The Billiken men’s basketball team is 16-2 after a home victory against St. Bonaventure, winning 66-60. The win against St. Bonaventure gives the Billikens a 10 game win streak, which is something of an expected streak, given that […]

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Some SLU Resolutions

Some SLU Resolutions

January 16, 2014 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

Welcome back to SLU, folks! Those of us with the UNews welcome you back and wish you all a prosperous semester and all that jazz. Since it is the UNews’ first issue after the break, we decided that we would publish our own set of resolutions. Rather than putting our […]

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Concerned about concussions

Concerned about concussions

November 13, 2013 at 9:00 pm 0 comments

The football world was shocked this week by a bullying scandal in which former Rams player Richie Incognito verbally abused one of his Dolphins teammates, Jonathan Martin. However, there was another story last week that has received a great deal less coverage than it aptly deserves. That story is about […]

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A seriously flawed smoking plan

A seriously flawed smoking plan

November 13, 2013 at 8:59 pm 0 comments

For the past few weeks, a proposal has been floating around administration, faculty and student leaders that could drastically change the landscape of Saint Louis University. The proposal is a comprehensive ban on the use of tobacco on SLU’s campus. Under this plan, smoking cigarettes, cigars, pipes, hookah, etc. will […]

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Sustainability at SLU: Unfinished Business

Sustainability at SLU: Unfinished Business

November 1, 2013 at 1:18 pm 0 comments

On college campuses across the country there is a concerted campaign to increase their sustainability. Sustainability manifests itself in a myriad of different ways: using the most efficient technology available that does not waste fossil fuels, conserving water and serving food from local providers, thereby reducing transportation costs. However, three […]

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Registration: Freedom to Choose

Registration: Freedom to Choose

November 1, 2013 at 1:16 pm 0 comments

As we amble our way into November, we all confront a period of intermingling excitement and dread: class registration. Registration begins Nov. 4 for seniors and ends Nov. 25 for freshmen and women. As an interesting way to liven up the registration process, this editorial board has found a myriad […]

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