Danielle Drake-Flam

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WU announces changes to Title IX system in response to student demands

Washington University announced a variety of recommended changes to the University’s Title IX system, all of which have been approved by Chancellor Mark Wrighton, in a report released Sept. 4.

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New 9-day schedule in place for Bear Beginnings 2019

Washington University’s Bear Beginnings freshmen orientation program will transition to a 9-day schedule with three parts in the summer of 2019.

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Students optimistic about Davidson fall comedy show

Pete Davidson, known for his appearances on Saturday Night Live, was announced by Social Programming Board as this semester’s comedy show, eliciting optimistic reactions on campus.

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Pete Davidson to headline fall 2018 comedy show

Pete Davidson, most widely known for his appearances on Saturday Night Live (SNL), will headline this semester’s comedy show, the Social Programming Board (SPB) announced this evening.

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City of Clayton responds to WU students falsely accused of not paying for meal

In response to the events on July 7 where 10 black Washington University students were stopped by the Clayton police and falsely accused of not paying for their meals at IHOP, the Clayton City Manager Craig Owens and Clayton Police Chief Kevin R. Murphy met with several of the students today.

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University in negotiations with St. Louis Bike Share

The St. Louis launch of Bike Share, a joint venture between bike-sharing companies Ofo and Limebike, is expected to come to Washington University’s campus, the University announced April 16.

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Wrighton appoints Benjamin Akande as leader of new Africa initiative

Benjamin Akande, former president of Westminster College in Fulton, Mo., was appointed by Chancellor Mark Wrighton as a senior advisor to the chancellor and director of Washington University’s new Africa initiative.

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Actress and political activist Diane Guerrero addresses immigration reform

Colombian actress and political activist, Diane Guerrero—known for her roles as Maritza Ramos in “Orange is the New Black” and Lina on “Jane the Virgin”—spoke to students about immigration reform in Graham Chapel Tuesday evening.

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Anne-Marie Slaughter to deliver 2018 commencement address

Foreign policy expert, law professor and former State Department official Anne-Marie Slaughter will deliver the commencement address for the class of 2018, Chancellor Mark Wrighton announced at the senior class toast April 5.

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Alpha Epsilon Pi investigation concluded, fraternity placed on social probation for a year

Washington University placed Alpha Epsilon Pi on a yearlong social probation following an investigation into possible alcohol-related violations, of which they were found guilty April 5.

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