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Founded in 1764 by Pierre Laclède and Auguste Chouteau, St. Louis remains as vibrant as ever. Home to the 2011 World Series Champions - the St. Louis Cardinals, some of the biggest names in business and the world famous Anheuser Busch Brewery, St. Louis is a hub for people of all ages.

Many cultural attractions are located in the Greater St. Louis area, such as the Gateway Arch and the Delmar Loop. The city is also defined by music and the performing arts, especially its association with blues, jazz, and ragtime. St. Louis is home to the Saint Louis Symphony, the second-oldest symphony orchestra in the United States.
Unique city and regional cuisine includes toasted ravioli, gooey butter cake ,provel cheese, the slinger, the Gerber sandwich, the St. Paul sandwich, and St. Louis style pizza. St. Louis boasts of a rich cultural diversity and has an excellent selection of ethnic restaurants. Forest Park, which hosts the Saint Louis Zoo, the MUNY, the Saint Louis Art Museum and the Saint Louis History Museum, is just minutes away from SLU. Most of the attractions in St. Louis such as the zoo, The Muny and the Missouri Botanical gardens have free admission on most days. 

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Student Travel

Please note: The MFT Pre-Trip Request for Travel and Graduate Student Travel Request Form must be submitted to the program's Administrative Secretary before your trip; after your return, you must also submit your receipts to the Administrative Secretary. Students are responsible for getting all necessary paperwork to the GSA after the trip in order to obtain any financial assistance from them. Program reimbursement is contingent on student applying for GSA conference award. Student must submit copy of that application to administrative secretary before program reimbursement can be processed. 

Connecting at SLU

These pages give information about groups and activities on campus that support students of color, sexual and gender minority students, and activism for addressing climate change and feminism.

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