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In Saint Louis

Root Beer and French Toast

by Taylor September 29, 2014

“Are you doing anything this weekend?” That’s a common question asked among Fonties on a Friday afternoon. Answers usually involve hanging out with friends and going somewhere around town. That “somewhere around town” usually involves food! As far as food goes, I have some personal favorites here in St. Louis! One of my favorites is […]

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St. Paul to St. Louis

by Abby Towle September 29, 2014

Without having a car here on campus I get to experience this beautiful city by foot or by bike! I am from St. Paul, Minnesota and I love being somewhere new where I don’t know where I’m going and what I am going to find. Biking around the Fontbonne University area the past few weeks […]

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The Guide to STL: From a Non-St. Louisan

by Cathy September 29, 2014

Coming from a suburb of Chicago, where the hottest hang out was a park (with a twisty slide!), I found St. Louis exciting. Everything felt new and fresh, I could even walk to places! That being said, I want to tell you the best things to do here — and there’s a lot. So, my […]

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Little City, Big Perks.

by Corie September 24, 2014

The only city I have ever known is Chicago, which is HUGE. So, when I came to live in St. Louis 2.5 years ago I didn’t know where outside of Fontbonne I could call home. A place where I could go every week to distress from school and life in general. A little over a […]

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Oh the places I go…

by Tim September 24, 2014

There are so many places to go to in St. Louis. Here is a list with reasons why I go to certain places. These are some places that you might see me at. 1. The Loop I go here a lot because it has a great selection of restaurants.  There is a comic book store […]

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My Favorite Things About Saint Louis

by Katie September 24, 2014

Despite the fact that I was born in Saint Louis and grew up only 45 minutes from the city (on the Illinois side), I never really got to know Saint Louis until I started at Fontbonne. After adjusting to transferring to Fontbonne, I started to explore Saint Louis more than I had before.  I’ve finally […]

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Twinkle twinkle, big balloons!

by Sara September 23, 2014

When I heard about the Great Forest Park Balloon Glow, I was really excited: I have always wanted to see the big balloons! This Fall Spirit Week was full of fun events and I was lucky to be able to go to the Cardinal’s game on Tuesday and the Balloon Glow festival on Friday. A […]

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So here’s the story from A to Z…

by Cathy September 19, 2014

Armed with a piano, a voice, and a full arsenal of popular songs, dueling pianos was a campus success. Helium Havoc, the school’s spirit week, has brought back a school tradition of two talented people battling with music. The experience gave a sense of comedy and entertainment, which filled the DSAC. The music’s high energy […]

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Cardinal Nation

by Corie September 16, 2014

This past Saturday I went to a Cardinals game with two of my good friends. The athletic office had tickets on sale for $30. We took the metro to Busch stadium and first went to Ballpark Village for some drinks, and then went to our seats. It was a pretty good game! There was a […]

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Casting Call!

by Carlyn September 15, 2014

Through a connection made at my internship, I was offered a position as the Shoes and Accessories Coordinator for St. Louis Fashion Week this fall. As someone about to graduate with a degree in fashion and wanting to go into event planning, this is absolutely perfect for me. The last couple years, I have helped […]

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