Leon Strauss

  • Calendar

    November 21, 2013
  • Blogs

    May 7, 2013

    Lawrence Biondi's Retirement Speech at SLU Gala: "It Is Time For Me to Move On" (VIDEO)

    It is time for Lawrence Biondi to move on. So said Saint Louis University's president Father Lawrence Biondi in his announcement that he will be stepping down as head of the school -- a move that surprised many and sent reporters scrambling for details Saturday night. He broke the news at a priva ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2013

    Father Lawrence Biondi Is Stepping Down as Saint Louis University President

    Father Lawrence Biondi, the embattled president of Saint Louis University, announced tonight that he is stepping down -- after months of protest from faculty and students pushing for him to resign as head of the Jesuit school. "Just as I helped lead SLU's transformation when I arrived here more t ... More >>

  • News

    August 30, 2006

    Total Exhibitionist

    Matthew Strauss has audacious plans to remake the city's art scene.

  • Culture

    March 27, 2002

    Phantom of the Opera House

    The Cardinals' promises are worth as much as the Kiel Partners'

  • Culture

    April 4, 2001

    Street People

    The People Project exposes the dysfunctions of the region

  • News

    November 10, 1999


    A desperate St. Louis pays top dollar to gamble on a risky convention-center hotel

  • News

    April 21, 1999

    Grand Illusion

    Ten years ago, Grand Center Inc. set out to create the region's "premier arts, entertainment and education district." They fixed the sidewalks and brought in the lights. It's a nice place to visit, but nobody stays.