Alex Siegman

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Former student to face felony charges over crimes committed on WU campus

Donnie Koonce, a former Washington University student who went by Rhett during his time at the University, is facing charges for photographing three women under their clothing without their permission.

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Finances drive some to December graduation

More than 275 students, the largest number to date, were recognized at the December graduation ceremony Saturday afternoon in front of a packed Graham Chapel while friends and family watched live broadcasts of the ceremony in classrooms across campus.

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University of Toronto professor explores transparency in Guatemalan drug rehabilitation centers

Pentecostal drug rehabilitation centers in Guatemala and their history of abducting drug abusers were the topics of “On Transparency: Christian Drug Rehabilitation Centers In Guatemala,” a lecture which took place on Tuesday as part of the Religion, Medicine, and Law Lecture Series.

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Paul Farmer draws crowd of over 1000, speaks on public health disparities

Renowned anthropologist and physician Paul Farmer gave a lecture based upon his well-known mantra, “staff, stuff and systems,” in relation to public health disparities on Friday.

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SHS invites students to ask questions, voice complaints in front of panel

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Student Health Services and Residential Life officials gathered in Tisch Commons to field questions and complaints from students regarding mental health services at SHS Thursday night.

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Washington University report reveals startling health discrepancies, prompts panel

Washington University researchers recently found that life expectancy in northern downtown St. Louis city is 67 years, while on campus and in Clayton, it is 85 years, highlighting health discrepancies within the St. Louis region.

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Activist panel discusses downsides of Trans-Pacific Partnership

A panel of activists and experts argued against the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in a panel Wednesday evening before an audience of 26 Washington University students and St. Louis community members.

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University discusses diversity plans at open forum

Administrators discussed a two-year action plan to address concerns about diversity at Washington University at the Forum on the Steering Committee for Diversity & Inclusion Report on Friday afternoon.

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Not alone: A conversation with the Wash U Confessions admin

Mental health is without a doubt an issue at Washington University, and yet there is an apparent need amongst students to keep their struggles to themselves. As someone who has struggled with—and continues to battle against—mental health issues, I find issue with this.

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Program continues to grow as WU appoints new staff ombudsperson

Jessica Kuchta-Miller, a certified organizational ombudsman practitioner, has been named the university’s first staff ombudsperson effective Sept. 14.

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