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Staff ed: Should you wear that problematic costume?

It seems like every year we feel compelled to write this same editorial: Do not wear problematic costumes this Halloween.

Staff editorial: SU should vote to remove incumbent tags

To encourage more engaged voting and a more equitable election process, we recommend that Student Union Senate vote to remove incumbent tags in Oct. 24’s Senate and Treasury sessions before the upcoming election in November.

Staff editorial: Wash. U.’s small step toward economic equity

Wash. U. waiving it’s $75 application fee is one more step towards fairly treating low-income applicants.

Organizations must provide programming during fall break

Wash. U. should help students take advantage of fall break by offering a variety of programming throughout the long weekend.

Pre-orientation programs benefit all

Pre-orientation programs offer more freedom in terms of activities, allow for exploration of self-selected interests and provide first-year students a chance to talk to upperclassmen.

Las Vegas shooting demands student action on gun control

But as Washington University students, we have the power to influence gun reform. And the Student Life editorial board believes it is our generation’s responsibility to work toward this end.

On-campus printing procedures require clarification

We appreciate the printing resources the University provides for students, but there are multiple opportunities for improvement.

Sexual assault prevention app means well, needs adjustments

This past weekend, a new program, xSoteria, aimed at increasing safety at parties debuted on campus. However, certain issues exist within the app and with how the app interacts with Greek life—and if these aren’t addressed, the app will not achieve nearly as much success as it otherwise can.

Wash. U. Title IX standards must not be lowered

We continue to press Washington University administrator to take a hard look at their current policies and make changes based on recommendations from the student body.

Checks and balances: SPB’s unstable system

So, Social Programming Board messed up.