Hanusia Higgins

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Man sues plant: An improbable, utterly amusing trial

I’ve always wanted to be summoned for jury duty. It feels to me like one of those quintessential institutions of American democracy, like public libraries and the postal service.

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Art spotlight: ‘Sunken Cities’ stuns at SLAM

“Sunken Cities” at the St. Louis Art Museum features art from the submerged ancient city of Thonis-Heracleion. There you can witness a fusion of Greek and Egyptian Style.

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Wash. U. students take action against gun violence

Millions of people around the world—including right here in St. Louis—are set to “March for [Their] Lives” Saturday March 24, taking part in a local-turned-global movement to protest gun violence.

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Marvin Gaye, stir-fry and gospel rap: A love story

Alexxus Harris and Donnell “Slim” Reed have a love story ripped straight from a movie script. Now, the Wash. U. community is showing its love by raising money for the couple’s honeymoon.

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The digital life: From technicolor to black and white

The initial switch to grayscale mode was jarring: I felt like Dorothy in reverse, whisked away from the Oz of Technicolor apps and notifications and dropped unceremoniously into a world painted solely in shades of gray.

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Environmental justice, jobs and ice cream: Office of Sustainability event connects Wash. U. students with St. Louis organization

Environmental and social justice go hand-in-hand. The Washington University Office of Sustainability organized an internship fair to highlight the link.

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Let’s talk about sex, baby: XMag broadens the conversation with art and articles about sexual health, sex positivity

XMag is a publication devoted to topics ranging from STI prevention to porn and everything in between.

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WUpcycle combines fashion, sustainability and DIY sensibilities

WUpcycle is an initiative to repurpose clothes that might otherwise be deemed unwearable into unique fashion pieces, handmade by Washington University students.

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Frozen wieners kick off Mardi Gras festivities with invigorating race

The Wiener Dog Derby is an annual Mardi Gras event of racing dachshunds, produced alongside a pet parade in Soulard Sunday.

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Black Anthology tackles relationship violence, cultural appropriation in powerful performance

This year’s full-length stage play drew themes from recent events in Wash. U.’s public memory.

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