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Journalist, author Anna Quindlen to deliver commencement address

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Anna Quindlen will deliver the commencement address for the class of 2017, Chancellor Mark Wrighton announced at the annual senior class toast today.

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Trading Spaces

Following a series of discussions beginning in the fall of 2016, Student Affairs has designated new spaces in the Danforth University Center for the Center for Diversity and Inclusion and Student Life Newspaper beginning next school year.

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New CS40 exec hopes to increase participation, diversity

In the only contested Congress of the South 40 election, freshman Reana Elder prevailed to become the new speaker of the South 40.

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Local human rights groups condemns University’s use of electroconvulsive therapy

The St. Louis chapter of the Citizens’ Commission on Human Rights condemned psychiatrists at Washington University’s School of Medicine for their use of electroconvulsive therapy on patients suffering from severe depression.

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Giant steps: Amelia Ma on her (tentatively) early departure from the University

Amelia Ma. She’s a current sophomore from Hangzhou, China majoring in electrical engineering and minoring in computer science. Oh, and she’s graduating a year early.

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Beta Theta Pi opts out of ThurtenE, will hold independent event

Beta Theta Pi will hold an alternative philanthropy event with a local charter school rather than participate in the ThurtenE Carnival this year.

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Interfaith Week sparks dialogue with faith, justice-themed events

Representatives from several student-run religious groups collaborated to plan Interfaith Week, a weeklong event showcasing religious diversity on campus.

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SU senator urges Trump, Congress to uphold Planned Parenthood budget allocations

Student Union senator and sophomore Brian Adler authored a letter calling for President Trump and members of Congress to uphold budget allocations to Planned Parenthood.

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‘Daily Show’ correspondent, writer discusses identity, comedy, politics

Comedian, actor and writer Hasan Minhaj discussed Donald Trump supporters, privilege and being Muslim in America to a large crowd in Graham Chapel Sunday evening.

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Students, faculty hold demonstration ahead of ‘Original Diversity’ talk

Washington University community members gathered in Tisch Commons to hold a demonstration ahead of a talk on marriage and the importance of procreation by Reverend Jonathan Fisk, and sponsored by the Lutheran Student Fellowship, Monday evening.

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