Wrighton signs letter defending Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

Chancellor Mark Wrighton joined over 470 other university presidents and chancellors in signing an open letter in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which protects students whose immigration status would otherwise be threatened.

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MSA holds fastathon, raises funds for local organization

The Muslim Students Association held a fastathon to bring awareness to hunger and poverty in the St. Louis community.

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Students raise over $1000 for prostate cancer with GoFundMe

Plenty of men sported a little extra facial hair for the annual “No Shave November,” without staying true to its original cause—awareness for prostate cancer—yet this year, several Washington University students returned to the month’s roots.

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Venmo campaign raises holiday money for Bear’s Den employee

A student-led fundraising effort raised $2,000 to help support Bear’s Den employee Bill Jackson, who recently suffered a familial loss, by using the app Venmo to rally monetary support.

Hannah Gilberstadt | Contributing Reporter

2 WU alumni selected as finalists for prestigious Rhodes Scholarship

Two Washington University alumni, 2015 graduate Damari Croswell and 2016 graduate Yidan Qin, were recently named finalists for the Rhodes Scholarship. Croswell applied as an American Scholar, while Qin applied as a Chinese Scholar.

Olivia Szymanski | Contributing Reporter

Representation Project panel explores gender inequality

Students and faculty gathered to discuss how women in the workforce are often treated with less respect and given lower expectations than their males counterparts, as well as how the future generation can help solve the issue.

Bailey Winston | Contributing Reporter

Gun violence panel cross examines new Missouri gun legislation

Featured panelists discussed new Missouri gun legislation and possible initiatives moving forward Monday night at a gun violence panel held at Washington University’s Hillel.

Danielle Drake-Flam | Contributing Reporter

ResLife housing to stay open for winter break at no additional cost

Students who live in Residential Life housing no longer have to pay a fee in order to stay in the dorms over winter break.

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Dining services expands kosher lunch offerings in Bear’s Den

Dining Services will expand its kosher offerings to provide hot kosher lunch in Bear’s Den in response to student feedback.

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Luxury student apartment building set to open in August

A new luxury student housing complex—complete with a rooftop pool and a yoga studio—will open on the east end of the Delmar Loop just prior to the start of the fall 2017 semester.

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