Elena Quinones

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Two armed robberies near Danforth Campus, suspects still at large

Two armed robberies near Danforth Campus, west of Forsyth Boulevard and near Eastgate Avenue, were reported Wednesday night.

| Staff Reporter

Student Union officially launches opportunity fund

The Opportunity Fund, a reserve used to afford stipends to qualifying low-income students to finance extracurricular activities, was launched by Student Union and Student Financial Services Nov. 27.

| Staff Reporter

Being from the middle of nowhere isn’t an excuse to be racist

If students are intelligent enough to earn admission to Washington University, they’re intelligent enough to pay attention to what’s happening around them and to decide what side they want to be on.

| Staff Writer

See these instead of ‘House of Cards’ to avoid supporting Kevin Spacey

If still yearn for TV politics, check out “Scandal,” “Veep,” “The West Wing” and “Madam Secretary.”

| Staff Writer

Wash. U. news in brief

In the news this weekend: Trans Day of Remembrance vigil, Mark Wrighton responds to the federal tax plan, and Wash. U. ranked seventh in the nation for entrepreneurship.

| Contributing Reporter

Trans awareness week aims to promote understanding, inclusivity

WashU Pride Alliance’s annual Trans Awareness Week, which brings events and speakers to Washington University to celebrate and recognize transgender identities and experiences, started Monday, Nov. 13 and will end Monday, Nov. 20.

| Staff Reporter

Con Council overturns Senate disqualifications

Student Union’s Constitutional Council has chosen to reverse freshman Election Commissioner Steven Kish’s decision to disqualify two SU Senate candidates—freshmen Nathan Card and Mia Hamernik—in an opinion released Friday.

| Staff Reporter

Waking the sleeping giant: the people behind the candidate

“Waking the Sleeping Giant: The Making of a Political Revolution,” which premiered at the St. Louis International Film Fest Nov. 11, explores the 2016 election through a structure that elevates the voice of underrepresented Americans—the not-so-silent majority whose anger and passion both fueled and doomed Bernie Sanders’ grassroots campaign.

| Staff Writer

Gregg Adams withdraws from the fall 2017 SU Senate race amidst student concern regarding past comments

Freshman Gregg Adams, a Student Union Senate candidate criticized for discriminatory speech and misconduct, announced his withdrawal from tomorrow’s election in a letter addressed to the election commissioner and the Washington University community.

| Staff Reporter

SU Senate candidate posted discriminatory comments in class of 2021 group chat

Gregg Adams, a freshman and candidate for Student Union Senate, is facing criticism regarding his candidacy due to allegations of discriminatory and inappropriate conduct.

| Staff Reporter