‘A slap in the face:’ How the Republican tax bill would affect Wash. U.

The U.S. Senate passed a sweeping tax reform bill which would implement taxes on earnings from university endowments in a heavily partisan 51-49 vote Saturday.

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Association of Latin American Students protests end of DACA program

The Association of Latin American Students organized a peaceful protest against the Trump Administration’s proposal to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program Friday, Sept. 22.

Jessica Bigley | Contributing Reporter

Blackout, DUC protest hosted in response to Stockley verdict

Washington University students hosted a protest in the Danforth University Center to denounce the recent Jason Stockley verdict, as well as police brutality toward black Americans more generally, Thursday, Sept. 21.

Aiden Blinn | Contributing Reporter

Protesters take to Loop after Stockley verdict

Protests broke out on the Delmar Loop Saturday following the acquittal of Jason Stockley, a white former St. Louis police officer who was found not guilty of murdering Anthony Lamar Smith, a 24-year-old black man, while on duty in December 2011.

Sam Seekings, Chalaun Lomax and Olivia Szymanski | News Editors

Students, administration express anger, disappointment after Stockley verdict

Washington University students and faculty expressed a range of emotions Friday after Jason Stockley, a white former St. Louis police officer, was found not guilty of murdering Anthony Lamar Smith, a 24-year-old black man, in December 2011.

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Trump announces ban on transgender individuals from serving in military, WU community reacts

President Donald Trump announced that the United States will not permit individuals who identify as transgender to serve in the military — in a decision that will not impact University policy — Wednesday.

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WU faced with two lawsuits over its 403(b) retirement plan

Two lawsuits were filed alleging a breach of fiduciary law, causing excessive fees and millions of dollars of loss for its retirement plan participants, in June.

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Wrighton ‘disappointed’ by Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Agreement

On behalf of Washington University, Chancellor Mark Wrighton released a statement denouncing President Donald Trump’s June 1 decision to withdraw the United States from the 2015 Paris Agreement regarding climate change yesterday.

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Community rallies to rebuild cemetery

Members of Chabad at WashU and WashU Hillel have started by raising money and organizing trips to volunteer at Chesed Shel Emeth cemetery. In addition, many Washington University students joined students from Saint Louis University, University of Missouri-St. Louis and University of Missouri-Columbia to attend a clean up event hosted by Governor Eric Greitens yesterday at the cemetery.

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St. Louisans, WU students protest immigration ban at Lambert Airport terminal

Protests erupted at major airports across the country over the weekend after an executive order signed by President Donald Trump Friday barred people traveling from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States.

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