Sam Weien

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University to begin discussing removing traditional, modern price differences

Residential Life is seeking to relieve some of the financial strain involved in the housing selection process by considering a standard housing rate to remove the difference between traditional and modern dorms.

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Gun violence initiative unsure of ramifications, politicized mission

On Tuesday, April 21, Washington University will be hosting the first of a year-long series of panels dealing with the issue of gun violence.

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Students share thoughts on socioeconomic diversity at WU/FUSED forum

Washington University for Undergraduate Socio-Economic Diversity (WU/FUSED) hosted an open forum on Tuesday for students to share their stories and perspectives on socioeconomic diversity with administrators of Washington University.

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Forbes names WUSTL 13th best employer in America

According to a recent report released by Forbes, Washington University has been named the 13th best employer in the United States and the number one employer in the education sector.

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Mr. Wash. U. raises $27,000 for City Faces, David Dwight crowned champion

On Wednesday, senior David Dwight was crowned the champion of the 10th annual Mr. Wash. U. show that raised a total $27,080.95 for City Faces.

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City Faces displays work created by local St. Louis students at 2nd annual art show

The art of local St. Louis students aged four to 14 was featured in Tisch Commons on Tuesday night during the second annual City Faces art show.

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Awareness week events attempt to remove stigmas surrounding mental health and illness

Ranging from Laughter Yoga to free massages in Olin Library, events relating to mental health and illness are a part of this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week.

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Protesters speak against Missouri History Museum for canceling event including Palestinian discussion

Instead of the intended panel discussion on Thursday, planners organized a rally outside the museum. Under the #SelectiveHistory banner, which protesters of the museum’s decision used on social media last week, a wide variety of around 75 attendees showed up to the changed event, which still included speakers from the four groups.

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New committee on diversity, inclusion aims for two-year plan to better campus climate

A new committee established across Washington University plans to create and implement a two-year plan to make the University a more diverse and welcoming place.

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Protesters gather to demonstrate against Missouri History Museum

Around 75 protesters from around the St. Louis community congregated outside the Missouri History Museum on Thursday night to protest the museum’s cancellation of an event that planned to discuss the similarities between recent events in Ferguson, Ayotzinapa and Palestine.

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