Megan Magray

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False rumors swirl as Student Union presidential race heats up

A “joke” propaganda video and other posts smearing the Student Union presidential candidates have emerged across social media in the days leading up to Tuesday’s election.

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Fall WILD likely canceled due to debate logistics

Fall WILD will likely not occur this year due to scheduling and budgeting constraints imposed by the October presidential debate, Student Union executive members told Student Life in an interview Sunday night.

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Note from the editor

In today’s news section, you will find a story entitled “FYC makes plan to cancel small pre-o programs.” It should be noted that Student Life has been running a small pre-orientation program known as Freshman Press for around 20 years, and therefore, there is not a single member of our editorial staff who does not feel strongly about the implications of the First Year Center’s decision.

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First-generation college students tell their stories

SOCIOECONOMIC ISSUE: StudLife spoke with first-generation college students about their experiences.

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SPB changes WILD branding due to similarity to professional designer’s work

The Social Programming Board revised a design used to promote fall WILD on social media after executive members learned that the design was similar to that of a professional designer, James Joyce.

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Students, protesters face off at St. Louis Planned Parenthood

Less than 24 hours after the U.S. House of Representatives voted to freeze federal funding for Planned Parenthood, pro-life Christians rallied outside of the St. Louis location. Since the bill will likely not make it past the Democratic majority in the Senate, the vote is mostly symbolic—but if passed, it would block funding for a full year to allow Congress time to investigate the group’s involvement with fetal tissue research.

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‘WU People’s History’ launches, discusses marginalized identities, secret societies

Student activists launched a semi-anonymous website Tuesday night featuring writings aimed at countering the “dominant history” posed by Washington University.

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A ‘mild WILD,’ but a safer environment and smooth run

Despite a chance of rain and a no-show opener, the biannual Walk In Lay Down concert ran smoothly and made strides toward addressing student concerns.

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Extension committee invites 3 sororities to present on campus

In reviewing applications, the extension committee focused primarily on each chapter’s plans for membership development, diversity and inclusion and alumni support, according to David Stetter, a coordinator for Student Involvement and Leadership who oversees Greek life, and junior Ally Brabant, the current president of Panhel.

Students prepare to protest for $15 minimum wage

Beginning Tuesday, local student organizers for the Fight for $15 movement will kick off a series of events leading up to a worldwide day of action and strike on April 15.

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