Wash. U. hosts climate change panel, continues push toward increased sustainability on campus

Washington University hosted a climate change panel with speakers Ira Flatow of NPR and climatologists Bronwen Konecky and Gavin Schmidt in Hillman Hall Sept. 18.

Kathleen White | Contributing Reporter

WILD headliner draws concern, calls for selection process reform

Students called upon Social Programming Board to reconsider the decision to bring in Lil Dicky in an open Student Union Senate session held Tuesday, citing racially insensitive and misogynistic comments.

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Student body divided on choice of Lil Dicky for WILD

Social Programming Board announced that rapper and comedian Lil Dicky will headline the upcoming fall WILD Thursday, Sept. 14. This selection has left the student body divided—both in terms of musical preference and on moral grounds.

Andrew Celli | Contributing Reporter

WU student-run Premier STL sells over 1,100 tickets to event, looks to expand social scene for college students

Premier STL, a student business operated by both Washington University and Saint Louis University students, held its largest event yet on Aug. 31.

Zachary Berman | Contributing Reporter

Michael Sam speaks on coming out, road to the NFL

Former University of Missouri defensive end Michael Sam, the first openly LGBTQIA* athlete to be drafted in the NFL, spoke to students about his journey in College Hall Thursday.

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Visions Gospel Choir returns after hiatus, performs ‘Revolution’ Easter concert

After a years-long hiatus, Visions Gospel Choir has returned to campus under new leadership and with a new image. In the group’s Easter concert, titled “Revolution,” the student-run group performed for students and Washington University community members in Graham Chapel Sunday.

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WU faculty envision healthcare under Trump administration

Alpha Epsilon Delta, Washington University’s pre-health honor society, hosted a panel to discuss what further steps might be taken by President Donald Trump’s administration in reforming the existing healthcare system April 10.

Bailey Winston | Staff Reporter

Comedian, actress Alice Wetterlund performs in Graham Chapel

Washington University’s Social Programming Board hosted its first ever female comedian, Alice Wetterlund—best known from roles as Carla Walton on HBO’s “Silicon Valley” and as herself on MTV’s “Girl Code”—in Graham Chapel Wednesday evening.

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SPB to bring female comic, host spring comedy show

Social Programming Board will bring in comedian Alice Wetterlund to perform at Graham Chapel April 12, SPB announced Wednesday.

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Journalist, novelist to deliver commencement address, students react

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Anna Quindlen will deliver the commencement address for the class of 2017, Chancellor Mark Wrighton announced at the annual senior class toast Tuesday, which prompted mixed reactions from the senior class.

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