Sam Seekings

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Letter from the editor

Today’s newspaper includes an op-ed piece entitled “Consider this a warning,” written by an anonymous Washington University student.

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Letter from the editor

The print edition of today’s newspaper includes an op-ed from Washington University Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Lori White entitled “My heart sank…because I understand.”

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Letter from the Editor

Today’s newspaper includes an op-ed piece entitled “Not a threat,” written by an anonymous Washington University student.

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Student Life wins 18 Missouri college newspaper awards

Student Life, Washington University’s independent student newspaper, won 18 awards in the 2018 Missouri College Media Association newspaper contest, which honors outstanding collegiate journalism published in the state in 2017.

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Teeing off: Angelica Harris putts for WU and with George W. Bush

Angelica Harris, flanked by award-winning producer Ken Whitney, PGA Commissioner Tim Finchem and former President George W. Bush.

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‘A slap in the face:’ How the Republican tax bill would affect Wash. U.

The U.S. Senate passed a sweeping tax reform bill which would implement taxes on earnings from university endowments in a heavily partisan 51-49 vote Saturday.

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Wash. U. to waive application fees for low-income families

Washington University will waive the $75 application fee for undergraduate applicants whose family income is under $75,000 and will allow all applicants to self-report their standardized test scores in accordance with policies implemented by the University this fall.

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WU, St. Louis communities respond to Wrighton retirement announcement

Mark Wrighton will retire as chancellor of Washington University no later than July 1, 2019, he announced in a statement to the University community Friday.

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Activists release letter condemning SPB, student body for Lil Dicky selection

A group of 16 students, many of them leaders in minority advocacy groups on campus, released an open letter Thursday condemning Social Programming Board, and the Washington University student body more generally, for the selection of white rapper Lil Dicky to headline this semester’s WILD.

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Students, administration express anger, disappointment after Stockley verdict

Washington University students and faculty expressed a range of emotions Friday after Jason Stockley, a white former St. Louis police officer, was found not guilty of murdering Anthony Lamar Smith, a 24-year-old black man, in December 2011.

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