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

Anderson Cooper delivers Founder’s Day student address

CNN news anchor Anderson Cooper spoke about his entry into journalism and his advice for students as the keynote speaker at the Founder’s Day student address.

Meghan Sharma | Contributing Reporter

Students walk out of WILD, host on-campus alternative

After hip-hop artist Lizzo’s opening set closed at fall WILD Friday night, a group of Washington University students participated in a walkout demonstration to protest comedic rapper Lil Dicky’s headlining performance.

Emma Baker | Contributing Reporter

‘The Eric Andre Show,’ ‘Broad City’ star to headline fall comedy show

Hannibal Buress, known for his work as both an actor and writer on “The Eric Andre Show,” and his role as Lincoln Rice in “Broad City,” will headline Social Programming Board’s annual fall comedy show on Oct. 18 in Graham Chapel.

Kathleen White | Contributing Reporter

Hannibal Buress to headline SPB fall comedy show

Hannibal Buress will headline this year’s Social Programming Board Fall Comedy Show, according to an announcement from SPB tonight.

Kathleen White | Contributing Reporter

Alternative WILD to be held due to criticisms of Lil Dicky

In response to the divisive politics of this year’s WILD headliner, rapper Lil Dicky, an “Alternative WILD” will take place after a walk-out following the opening performance of hip-hop artist Lizzo.

Emma Baker | Contributing Reporter

SPB responds to WILD backlash, outlines plans to reform processes

The Social Programming Board executive board responded to backlash over the fall WILD lineup, apologizing for the complains brought against the WILD selection process and outlining steps to improve the procedure in a statement released Thursday, Sept. 27.

Aiden Blinn | Contributing Reporter

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