Seigle Hall and Upper Fraternity Row will fall within the security perimeter for the Oct. 9 debate—a security precaution that Washington University is working with the Commission on Presidential Debates and the Secret Service on in order to make accommodations for those who live and have classes in that area.
Washington University faculty members and students discussed dissension and its role in a healthy democracy on Wednesday evening.
Adrienne Davis, vice provost and a professor in the law school, hosted the Election 2016: Democracy and Disagreement panel with fellow professors in the Law, Medicine and Sociology departments and was joined by juniors Shayel Patnaik and Kayla Reed.
Environmental and human rights activist Van Jones connected racial equity and criminal justice reform to environmental sustainability and the growing green economy in his speech to a crowded Graham Chapel on Monday night.
Colin Jost, a writer, actor and comedian on “Saturday Night Live,” will headline Social Programming Board’s annual fall comedy show on Sept. 22.
In the wake of the various tragedies which occurred over the summer, Washington University students, administrators and faith leaders led the community in song and speech in the hopes of reaffirming their core values of respect and diversity.
As a particularly controversial election season enters its homestretch, Washington University is preparing to play a major role in some of 2016’s history-making moments. Pulling off an event like this is no small feat, but as a five-time host, the University has a pretty good idea of what it takes—and what it offers to its students.
Over 30 students discussed community involvement at OWN IT: WashU’s spring event Tuesday in a way that mirrored the “break-out session” structure of their upcoming fall summit.
Graffiti artists from Artists 4 Israel visited IFest, Wash U Students for Israel’s annual event, to paint a Washington University-themed mural in Edison Courtyard celebrating Israel and advocating for peace Tuesday.
Amid multiple resignations stemming from disputes about show management, student theatre group Thyrsus canceled its show, “The Skin of Our Teeth,” on Tuesday. The show was set to debut on Thursday, April 21.
Over a hundred Washington University and Fontbonne University students came together Saturday to participate in a capture the flag match between the two student bodies, with Fontbonne leaving as the victor in the competition.