Students express concerns during chancellor search hearing sessions

As the search for a new chancellor at Washington University continues, multiple hearing sessions were held on Nov. 29, Dec. 4 and Dec. 5 so that students, faculty and staff could voice their opinions on what they want to see in the next chancellor.

Jessica Bigley | Contributing Reporter

Kaplan survey, admissions officers discuss how to get into medical school

Following the release of Kaplan Test Prep’s 12th annual survey on medical school admissions Nov. 27, administrators from Washington University School of Medicine discussed what they look for most when reviewing applications.

Meghan Sharma | Contributing Reporter

SPB to implement changes following controversy surrounding fall 2017 WILD

Social Programming Board plans to enact new changes to both its constitution and events after the controversy surrounding the choice of Lil Dicky as this semester’s WILD headliner.

Zachary Berman | Staff Reporter

Black Mental Health Forum opens intersectional dialogue

The Black Mental Health Forum, sponsored by the Association of Black Students, provided a space for students to openly discuss mental health in the black community Friday, Nov. 17.

Anjali Vishwanath | Contributing Reporter

Trans awareness week aims to promote understanding, inclusivity

WashU Pride Alliance’s annual Trans Awareness Week, which brings events and speakers to Washington University to celebrate and recognize transgender identities and experiences, started Monday, Nov. 13 and will end Monday, Nov. 20.

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Student Union’s first Game Day event sees turnout of around 400

Student Union hosted its first Game Day event, an all-day experience designed to foster school spirit and bring a more traditional college sports atmosphere to Washington University, Saturday.

Andrew Celli | Contributing Reporter

OWN IT summit promotes empowerment, gender inclusivity

The Washington University chapter of OWN IT, a women’s empowerment group that hosts an annual event featuring female leaders in various fields, hosted its third leadership summit Saturday in Bauer Hall.

Jessica Bigley | Contributing Reporter

Brookings, Koch Institute scholars debate foreign affairs, future policies

Washington University hosted an internationally streamed debate about the future of American foreign policy, in partnership with the Brookings Institution and the Charles Koch Institute, this past Monday, Nov. 6.

Elena Quinones | Staff Reporter

Gold Star father Khizr Khan addresses Islamophobia in America

Gold Star father Khizr Khan spoke at the on-campus panel “Speaking Truth to Power,” where panelists discussed discrimination and Islamophobia in America in Wilson Hall Friday, Nov. 3.

Emily Getzoff | Contributing Reporter

Dance Marathon rebrands, moves location for Nov. 4 event

Washington University’s annual Dance Marathon fundraiser underwent comprehensive publicity and programming changes to increase its presence on campus in anticipation of the 12-hour event, which took place Nov. 4.

Aiden Blinn | Staff Reporter