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(L-R) Yeishaliz Cancel-Ortiz, Kayla Reyna, Victoria Flores, and Alejandro Moran at one of the drink-tasting stands at the LSU event. Reyna made the Paloma and Flores mixed the Charro Negro.

Tasting Latine Culture “One Sip at a Time”

Thea Uhl, Staff Writer April 13, 2024
Students sipped Piña Coladas and Palomas in the cafeteria, colorfully decorated for the drink-tasting event
The BSO commemorated Black History Month with a pop-up museum.

BSO Creates Black History Museum

Abby Langton, Editor-in-Chief April 5, 2024
Club members decorated boxes with colorful photos and information about Black leaders such as singer-songwriter Aretha Franklin, astronaut Mae Jemison and transgender activist Marsha P. Johnson
Workshop participants learn a Bulgarian dance.

Folk Dancers Skip into Spring

Lilla Orbán and Vicky Coneva April 5, 2024
The Balkan/Eastern European Club taught traditional dances from Bulgaria and Hungary at its first workshop
One of the many frescos that adorn the 16th-century El Escorial, the latest destination of the SLU-Madrid History Club.

History Club Admires Art and Tombs at Royal Monastery at El Escorial

Abby Langton, Editor-in-Chief April 5, 2024

The SLU-Madrid History Club held their first off-campus event of the semester, taking students to visit the 16th-century El Escorial monastery. The Royal Site of San Lorenzo de El Escorial is located...

Ona Alumbaugh, Lau Dodd, and Alessandra Stankaitis deliberate while setting up for the improv workshop.

Improv Club Workshops Attract Thespians and Stage Shy

Tristan Kirkland, Contributing Writer December 8, 2023
Accomplished performers play improv games with novices
Alaina Stratton, a leader of the gardening club, and Lili McArdle, the SGA president, at the club plot at Huertos Montemadrid on Calle de Eduardo Barreiros.

Garden Club Membership Grows Along with Crops

Sophie Runde and Vicky Coneva December 6, 2023

SLU-Madrid’s gardening club has kicked off its second semester with over 40 new members and a change to fall crops. This semester, the Community Garden Club is made up of over 100 members. More...

Maesa Waheed as Alan from the Hangover poses in the SLU cafeteria during the Halloween costume contest.

SpongeBob Costume Takes First Prize in SGA Halloween Contest

Sophia Adams, Contributing Writer November 23, 2023

Andrea Delascasas won first place as SpongeBob in SLU Madrid's school-wide costume contest this Halloween, and second place was awarded to Maesa Waheed, 22, as Alan from the Hangover, according to...

Lau Dodd, Pride Club leader, in the Plaza Mayor during their 21st birthday celebration.

Profile: Pride Club Leader Lau Dodd

Amelie Van Hess, Staff Writer November 15, 2023

Generation Z is widely renowned for their growing acceptance and identification with the LGBTQ+ community. According to a survey conducted by Gallup in 2022, 21% of Gen Z adults identify themselves as...

Two Clubs, One Mission: Bringing Food and Connection to People Without Homes

Tristan Kirkland, Contributing Writer November 1, 2023

One of SLU Madrid's oldest clubs, BocaTalk, bares a striking similarity to an initiative on the Missouri campus, known as Labre. In both clubs, SLU students help local homeless populations by bringing...

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