William Shim

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A glance at: Jazz at Holmes

For more than a decade, Jazz at Holmes has been a Thursday night tradition at Washington University. This fall’s first performance, Sept. 10, will be outdoors, unlike subsequent performances that will be held in Holmes Lounge.

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Student groups combine sustainability and philanthropy

Known as SWAP a student-run non-profit collects and donates to charity any unwanted reusable items University students leave in their dorm room over the summer.

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Former neo-Nazi activist speaks out against hate groups’ crimes, racism

T.J. Leyden, a former enlisted Marine Corps soldier and neo-Nazi activist for 15 years who now speaks out against the skinhead movement, came to the Washington University campus on Tuesday to speak about the nature of racist groups and their use of new media for recruitment purposes.

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ThurtenE Honorary prepares for change in carnival location

ThurtenE Carnival, which will occur the weekend of April 18 and 19, has been moved this year to Brookings Drive, the grassy median in front of Brookings Hall. This is a break from previous years, when the carnival was held in the parking lot closest to Whitaker Hall.

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Uncertain times for universities echo past crises

With the nation dealing with an economic downturn and an increasing unemployment rate, universities and colleges are trying to take prudent steps in investing their funds after drastic reductions in their endowments. “What we are trying to do, in this era, is to take prudent steps to make sure that we can thrive as we […]

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Transfers hope for more exemptions

Some transfer students are looking to transfer more credits to Washington University from their former schools. “One cluster. Period. Not fair,” Suzie Specker, a sophomore who transferred from Bryn Mawr College, said of the fact that she is only able to transfer enough credits for one cluster. The College of Arts & Sciences and the […]

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