Michelle Stein

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Hip-hop artist Common to give lecture honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

[media-credit name=" " align="alignright" width="250"][/media-credit] Hip-hop artist and actor Common will give the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Lecture at 7 p.m. Monday in Graham Chapel. The Martin Luther King Jr. lecture is an annual event sponsored by the Association of Black Students.

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WU gauges interest in housing north of Loop

As Washington University students prepare to make next year’s housing arrangements, the University is looking into possible options for housing expansion, specifically north of the Delmar Loop. Dean James McLeod, the vice cancellor for students, sent students a questionnaire to gauge interest in the new housing possibility, and he said the administration is still researching different options.

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Michael Phelps: Hot means more than a medal (or 14)

Hot is a matter of opinion, and in my opinion, Michael Phelps, while an amazing swimmer, is not hot.

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SU discusses results of racial profiling survey

The town halls on race relations continued Wednesday as students gathered for a forum at the Student Union Senate. Between 15 and 20 students showed up at the town hall, a product of an SU partnership with Connect 4, and addressed perceptions of race on campus and students’ interactions with the Washington University Police Department (WUPD).

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ADL a significant player in response to Mothers bar

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has been an integral player in the response to the Original Mothers bar incident. The ADL contacted the group of six black students three days after the original incident to offer them access to the organization’s infrastructure and advocacy from the group.

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New allegations surface against Mother’s Original

According to Alan Griffin, a 27-year-old Chicago native, discrimination is nothing new to Mother’s Bar. Griffin said that he experienced the same treatment as six Washington University students on two different occasions.

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Anca Parvulescu’s laughing matter

Washington University professor Anca Parvulescu, however, decided to investigate the background of laughter further and set out to explore why this freeing expression has a history of repression.

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The Cubs fan’s conundrum

It’s the time of year when the schism appears between baseball fans—those with teams in the playoffs cannot wait for the postseason to come, while the rest of us cry bitter tears and tell ourselves that we will indeed have better luck next year. As a Cubs fan, I recently came to grips with the […]

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Pre-Orientation 4.0

Pre-Orientation programs are specifically designed to help introduce freshmen to the world of Washington University; but for some counselors, pre-Orientation has become an integral part of college. Every year, upperclassmen cut their summers short and leave two weeks early to venture to Washington University in order to help welcome freshmen to their new homes. As […]

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University flirts with top spot in Victoria’s Secret contest

Penn State might have clinched the title for the number one party school in the country, but Washington University may soon be the school with the sexiest underwear.

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