Olivia Szymanski

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Title Mine and WUGWU show support at McDonald’s #MeToo protest

St. Louis McDonald’s employees rallied in a national protest inspired by the #MeToo movement Tuesday. Members of Title Mine and the Washington University Graduate Workers Union (WUGWU) attended the protest in solidarity.

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WU holds Title IX listening session in response to recent policy adjustments

Washington University held a listening session to gather feedback on the recent updates to the Title IX policy Wednesday, Sept. 12. The updated policy was released on Sept. 4 in response to demands made by Title Mine, a student activism group focusing on Title IX reform, last semester.

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Title Mine responds to Washington University’s report on Title IX updates

Student group Title Mine addressed changes to Washington University’s Title IX system with a statement posted to Facebook Sept. 4.

The statement details the demands that have been met, demands that are in progress and those that have not been met. It also explains what Title Mine organizers are currently doing in response to the changes.

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LouFest canceled with 3-day notice

The 2018 LouFest music festival was cancelled three days before its intended starting date, the organizers announced Wednesday morning.

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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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Peabody donates $1.5 million to Consortium for Clean Coal Utilization

Peabody Energy, a founding member of the Washington University Consortium for Clean Coal Utilization (CCCU), donated $1.5 million to the center this May.

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Alum launches legal services app

Washington University alumnus and attorney Chris Daming recently launched Legal GPS, an app that provides legal advice to entrepreneurs and start-ups.

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Fossil Free WashU rallies for divestment

Members of Fossil Free WashU rallied to protest against Washington University’s decision to not divest from fossil fuel companies, asking the administration to reconsider their policy March 30.

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Senate, Treasury elect new leadership via internal process

Student Union appointed members to new leadership positions in Senate and Treasury through internal elections March 27.

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Wrighton to consider creation of transparency committee

Chancellor Mark Wrighton met with undergraduate representatives from Fossil Free WashU and Washington University for Undergraduate Socio-Economic Diversity to discuss the creation of a transparency committee to increase accountability in the University’s investment, endowment and socioeconomic diversity March 22.

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