Op-ed: The impending Israeli demolition of a Palestinian village threatens innocent families—and hopes for peace in the Middle East

Our record of organizing to stop these unjust demolitions shows that when we exercise our power and express our solidarity in unison, our voices can bring about change. Now more than ever, we must keep organizing and redouble our efforts.

Michael Berkowitz | Class of 2020

Op-ed: Warn us next time

While I understand that Wash. U. has no jurisdiction in these areas and that local police departments are responsible for them, I believe that WUPD still fell short in its responsibility to ensure the safety of students who live off campus.

Geordan Neinstein | Class of 2020

Op-ed: We need you, Wash. U.

When it comes to off-campus safety, Washington University is not doing enough to protect its students.

Kaitlyn Herndon | Class of 2020

Op-ed: Identity and exclusion

Coming to a university like Washington University means meeting people of all kinds of different identities, experiences and lives. Coupled with this is the need to mature. But what buttresses all of this is the fear of exclusion.

Nicholas Kinberg | Class of 2020

Op-ed: A eulogy for John McCain

Let us not forget the selfless sacrifices John McCain made to serve his country by fighting in the air force as we systemically destroyed Vietnam.

Christian Ralph | School of Engineering Graduate Student

Op-ed: Soda well-saved

Despite questions about its necessity and financial efficiency, Dining Services bravely forged ahead to implement this vital innovation and improvement to student life.

Zakary Kadish | Class of 2019

Op-ed: Counting our blessings

We experience that sense of well-being and happiness when someone is appreciative of us, but we also experience it when we express appreciation and gratitude. According to researchers, gratitude creates “an upward spiral of emotions.”

Rabbi Hershey Novak | Director of Chabad

Op-ed: To our fellow peers

Before the individuals involved in the triggering event were seen as students of Washington University, they were seen as People of Color. No degree or red and green color scheme could protect them from the injustices that plague people like them every day.

The Diversity Affairs Council

Op-ed: A message from the WUGWU-SEIU Local 1 Organizing Committee

ver the course of a single semester, graduate workers organizing with the Washington University Graduate Workers Union (WUGWU) have won subsidized dental care, lower out-of-pocket healthcare maximums and guaranteed summer funding.

Miranda Popkey | WUGWU Organizing Committee

Op-ed: J Street U WashU to Congressman William Lacy Clay: Speak out about demolitions

As students at Washington University and leaders of the pro-Israel, pro-peace, anti-occupation organization J Street U, we strongly appreciate Congressman William Lacy Clay’s record as a longtime supporter of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and for human rights for all people in the region.

Michael Berkowitz | Class of 2020