Elena Quinones

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Carnaval 2018: Celebrating unity and diversity across Latin American cultures

Over the weekend, Association of Latin American Students (ALAS) hosted its 19th annual Carnaval—a celebration of Latinx culture and recognition of intersectional issues for the Latin American community—titled “Unidad.”

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Local drag performers, WU students slay in Pride Alliance drag show

“If you are easily offended, please stay. It’ll make this a lot more interesting,” event emcee Maxi Glamour said. That’s when I knew it would be a great show.

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Calling on all activist scholars: Let’s edit Wikipedia

Wikipedia is one of the first sites to pop up for just about any Google search. We all know not to cite it as an academic source, but we still treat it as a pretty reliable source.

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Participation grades shouldn’t exist at higher education institutions

This isn’t a hyper-conservative rant about how younger generations are coddled by society and turned into snowflakes after earning too many participation ribbons. I just think participation grades are really stupid.

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WU expands libraries, Olin Business School with large donations

Newman’s Own Foundation awarded Wash. U. Libraries a $50,000 grant to improve the accessibility of collections and digitize the University’s student publications.

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Alpha Epsilon Pi temporarily suspended

Washington University placed Alpha Epsilon Pi on temporary suspension due to allegations of policy violations related to alcohol at social events at the chapter’s campus house between Feb. 17 and Feb. 23.

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Student Union chops nearly $650,000 from general budget requests

SU Vice President of Finance and senior Iliana Ragnone supplemented Senate and Treasury’s suggested cuts of around $436,000 with her own cuts of about $208,000, balancing the budget at $3,328,918.20.

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University extends contract with Enterprise for car leasing program

Washington University’s Parking and Transportation Services is renewing its CarShare partnership with Enterprise.

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Students write open letter, petition Hillel International to rescind endorsement of Trump nominee

Due to Kenneth Marcus’ policies on campus sexual violence, students wrote an open letter against his nomination.

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SU, LIVE relaunch It’s On Us program, prioritize change in campus culture

Student Union and Leaders in Interpersonal Violence Education relaunched the It’s On Us program Feb. 13, with an emphasis on addressing the culture of sexual violence on the Washington University campus.

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