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Visiting San Sebastián in the Off-Season

Visiting San Sebastián in the Off-Season

Abby Langton, Editor-in-Chief March 18, 2024

As the cold rain dripped down my face and my thin long-sleeve shirt turned from a mustard yellow to a light brown, I began to question my decision of going to the aquarium in San Sebastian. Right next...

Human Rights Club Welcomes NGO

Human Rights Club Welcomes NGO

Abby Langton, Editor-in-Chief March 18, 2024

Human Rights Club hosted a talk with Unbound Now at the SLU Madrid campus bringing awareness about human trafficking and how to spot it.  Unbound Now, a non-profit organization based out of Texas,...

Personal Essay: Dealing With Sexism as a Female Sports Fan

Personal Essay: Dealing With Sexism as a Female Sports Fan

Abby Langton, Editor-in-Chief March 18, 2024

When Borussia Dortmund drew Chelsea FC for the next round of Champions League matches, I knew that I could not miss either match. As my friends and I got ready to go to Teatro Barcelo for the night, I...

Personal Essay: So, What Happens After Graduation?

Personal Essay: So, What Happens After Graduation?

Abby Langton, Editor-in-Chief March 18, 2024

Arriving at the Madrid-Barajas airport half asleep, Laila and I slowly made our way through the airport to the newly renovated Burger King in terminal one. Our hunger and exhaustion made it challenging...

Opinion: Formula One Rookie Stuns in Debut

Opinion: Formula One Rookie Stuns in Debut

Abby Langton, Editor-in-Chief March 18, 2024

During the second race of the 2024 Formula 1 season, Scuderia Ferrari made the shocking announcement that Carlos Sainz had appendicitis and would not be able to race in the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix. 18-year-old...

Caroline Fields works in the admissions office as part of her Departmental Support Scholarship

Scholarship Winners Learn Job Skills While Earning Tuition Break

Laila Emamjomeh, Staff Writer March 18, 2024
Recipients of the Departmental Scholarship juggle studies with work in the admissions office, bookstore, library and student life.
Cast of Sonnets of an Old Century receiving notes after their first (and only) tech run

Audience Praises SLU-Madrid Theater’s “Sonnets for an Old Century” Performance

Valerie Rosqueta, Staff Writer December 19, 2023

The students and staff of the SLU-Madrid community are stunned yet inspired after watching the Theater program’s fall show. “I didn’t know the characters were dead until one of the performers...

Anuj Gandhi with a black thrifted leather jacket he thrifted in Madrid alongside a women’s suit jacket that he uses as a shirt thrifted in Saint Louis. He knew exactly how to pose during this five-second photoshoot, which was terrifyingly admirable.

International Students Face Fashion Culture Shock in Madrid

Valerie Rosqueta, Staff Writer December 19, 2023

Linen pants. Satin tops. A knit sweater, oversized, but not swaddling. A black flight jacket; it’s thrifted, of course. He stowed his life in one checked bag and carry-on, with plenty of room for new...

The spray-painted message on the doors of the closed down bike shop Alejandro Diaz worked at in Lavapiés.

Madrileños: Tourism Sparks Overcrowding and High Prices

Valerie Rosqueta, Staff Writer December 19, 2023

Citizens in Madrid are disappointed at the city’s overcrowding and expensive prices due to tourism. “We are suffering because of tourism," said Alejandro Diaz, 34. "It’s horrible." He worked in...

Shoppers browse the Christmas market at Plaza de España on a recent weekend.

Christmas Markets Twinkle Throughout Madrid Hawking Crafts and Treats

Vicky Coneva, Chloe Nascimbeni, and Katie Graham December 9, 2023

'Tis the season for Christmas markets throughout Madrid. The closest to campus fills the newly reformed Plaza de España with food stands, a beer garden, an ice skating rink and shops selling last-minute...

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