• Hockey Season is Here

    Fall athletics are in full swing, but now, hockey season upon us here as well. The women’s team opened their season last Wednesday with an exhibition game against McGill University at Appleton. The Saints fell 7-4, but played two competitive periods before allowing 4 goals in the third period. The ladies never actually held a […]

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  • Fraternity Gets the “X”

    By: Emma Hennesay STAFF WRITER A fraternity at the University of Wisconsin has been suspended and is pending investigation by the school and its national organization after accusations that female guests were marked with color-coded Xs on their hands and given “date rape” drugs at a September 12th party at the fraternity house. According to […]

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  • Is SLU a Feminist Institution?

    By Nicole Porter Chief Copy Editor America is currently engaged in a conversation about feminism and what it means for all of us individually; various people, from college students to celebrities, are finding ways to contribute to this national discourse.  Emma Sulkowicz, a senior at Columbia University, has recently become a household, or at the […]

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  • More Than One Option: Formal vs. Informal Assault Reporting

    By GABBY WILSON STAFF WRITER As sexual assault on college campuses has become more prominent in the media, the SLU Advocates group has been working to improve awareness about sexual assault on campus and present the resources available to students who are affected by it. Although reported incidences of sexual assault are collected by the […]

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  • Is That A Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle ? No, it Katie Ledecky

    There have been few athletes in history that can reduce any event they participate in to a competition for second place.  Roger Federer in his prime did it, as did Tiger Woods and Michal Phelps. American swimmer Katie Ledecky can say it now. Katie Ledecky holds the world record for women’s 400meter (m), 800m and […]

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  • Saints Steal Point From Weekend With Eagles

    The Women’s Hockey Team took on a formidable early season challenge over the past mid-semester break as they squared off against the number 3 ranked Boston College Eagles.  The two game series at Appleton resulted in a loss and a tie for the Saints, however, the Saints were able to hold their own against the […]

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  • SLU Students Crash Anti-Abortion Rally in Potsdam

    By MADDY TIEDE STAFF WRITER   On October 5th, across from the Roxy Theatre in Potsdam a group called Lifechain gathered to protest abortion–a crowd that was interestingly composed of predominantly men and children. Often the case in Washington politics, the loudest voices on the issue pertaining to the female’s body were not that of […]

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  • Letter From the Editor: The Women’s Issues Issue

    By [Ally Friedman '15] [Managing Editor] In our last issue we published two separate articles about Emma Watson’s speech at the UN, where she launched the HeForShe campaign and publicly confirmed that Hermione is indeed a proud feminist. Clearly, the authors of both these articles were pretty amped about Emma. Like any self-respecting member of […]

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