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Students Against Peabody sit-in ends Thursday night

At 10 p.m. Thursday night, the Students Against Peabody group officially ended its sit-in. But students say their stand against Peabody Energy will continue at the board of trustees meeting on May 1. After 16 days of holding their ground underneath the Brookings Archway, the students have decided to move on to other tactics to urge Washington University to cut ties with Peabody Energy.

Students speak against lack of Pell grants, socioeconomic diversity in admission rates

Students in the Danforth University Center on Wednesday afternoon were interrupted by the shouts of classmates wearing green and white T-shirts to raise awareness about socioeconomic diversity in admissions.

W.I.L.D. to feature increased security

Despite the Students Against Peabody sit-in under the Brookings Archway providing the backdrop to one of Washington University’s largest events, Social Programming Board and the Washington University Police Department expect Friday’s W.I.L.D. to proceed as planned.

W.I.L.D. drinking game

It’s important to stay hydrated during W.I.L.D., but drinking water at intermittent times throughout the day is no fun at all. Here’s a fun drinking game to keep your body healthy and your mind entertained. (Student Life does not take responsibility if the liquid you drink is something other than water.)

Sit-in organizers reject administration’s offer, keep to their demands

With the sit-in against Peabody Energy now in its third week, Washington University officials have made their first counteroffer to the student organizers’ demands. Organizers, however, have deemed the offer, which directly addresses only one of their stated demands, insufficient, and they plan to continue their sit-in under Brookings Archway, which began April 8.


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