On May 14, 1948, Israel declared its independence. The day had come for the Jewish people to be liberated from the anti-Semitism rampant in the Jewish Diaspora which existed for more than two millennia.
Responding to calls from students and faculty to have the school divest from companies that profit from fossil fuels, Chancellor Mark Wrighton of Washington University said, “our position has long been that our investment policy will not be…used to support political, social or other agendas.”
I am writing to you today not as a member of Leaders in Interpersonal Violence Education (LIVE), nor as a facilitator for the Date, but as a student who has been consistently disappointed with Washington University’s response to sexual assault accusations
An open house event allowed Washington University students, faculty and St. Louis residents to tour the recently opened Newman Tower of Collections and Exploration and the Thomas Gallery last Thursday.
Washington University’s Young Americans for Liberty hosted the panel “Higher Quality Care: A Medical Marijuana Panel” to discuss the legalization of medical marijuana in the state of Missouri Tuesday.
The John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics hosted a lecture and conversation Tuesday on the concept of human dignity as it relates to religious commitments in the context of modern democracy in recognition of the anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s death.
The student accused of physically assaulting the author of an anonymous op-ed published in Student Life April 16 is only allowed to be on the Washington University Danforth Campus to attend class and take exams, “pending completion of formal adjudication.”
By now, most of us has seen or heard about the anonymous op-ed, “Not a threat” published in Student Life April 16. It is unfortunate that this is not the first time in the last 365 days that a member of our community has decided to publicize their traumatic experience because of the failure of numerous offices at Washington University.
Sexual assault is a hard topic: It is ugly, it is scary but avoiding talking about will not and has not made it go away.
I sat in one of the desks of a Seigle Hall classroom. It felt so public; anyone could have walked in and seen me crying as I told my story to the fraternity leadership.