Religious groups, CDI host ceremony responding to Pittsburgh shooting

Students, faculty and administrators gathered outside of Francis Olympic Stadium to show support for the victims of Saturday’s shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, Oct. 30.

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WUGWU trick-or-treats for a livable wage at Chancellor Wrighton’s house

Washington University Graduate Workers Union marched to Chancellor Mark Wrighton’s house to demand $15 an hour and childcare for all Oct. 31.

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Students Against Israeli Apartheid protest Hen Mazzig talk

Students Against Israeli Apartheid protested a speech by Hen Mazzig, an event sponsored by Hillel and Washington University Students for Israel Monday, Oct. 29.

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Equipment catches fire in Givens Hall fabrication lab

The fire started when two graduate architecture students were working in the lab. Clayton Fire Department officials were called at 6:37 a.m., and extinguished the small fire shortly after arriving.

Merry May Ma | Contributing Reporter

WPA survey finds widespread sexual violence across WU fraternities

Women in Washington University sororities reported sexual harassment or assault by members of every Greek fraternity chapter in an independent survey commissioned by the Women’s Panhellenic Association.

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Campus responds to shooting at Pittsburgh synagogue

Chancellor Mark Wrighton released a statement to the Washington University student body in an email later that afternoon. Twenty-two percent of the student body identifies as Jewish, according estimates by Hillel. In his statement, Wrighton directly characterized the attack as one driven by hate.

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#MeToo founder Tarana Burke speaks at Graham Chapel

Founder of the #MeToo movement Tarana Burke delivered a keynote address in Washington University’s Graham Chapel as part of the 44th Annual Olin Fellowship Keynote on Oct. 25.

Jayla Butler | Contributing Reporter

Barbara Potts named associate vice chancellor for finance and controller

Barbara Potts was named the associate vice chancellor for finance and controller Oct. 23. She now oversees a team of 75 people in accounting services.

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Fight for $15 rally interrupts Chancellor Wrighton’s Parent & Family Weekend address

Washington University Graduate Workers’ Union (WUGWU) rallied and marched into Chancellor Mark Wrighton’s Parent & Family Weekend address to deliver a petition with approximately 1,300 signatures supporting raised wages for campus workers Oct. 27.

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SPB releases WILD and comedy show surveys

The Social Programming Board released the surveys for their spring comedy show and Spring WILD Monday, Oct. 22. SPB’s executive board hopes that both surveys will help promote a diversity of genres and identities being represented.

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