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.
When it comes to off-campus safety, Washington University is not doing enough to protect its students.
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.
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.
Despite questions about its necessity and financial efficiency, Dining Services bravely forged ahead to implement this vital innovation and improvement to student life.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
The system is broken every step of the way, and a complete rethinking of the Title IX process and how the school supports survivors—even beyond reporting—is needed.