ThurtenE to return to original location and feature a visit from ‘Carnival Eats’

Washington University’s annual ThurtenE Carnival will be held in its original location near Francis Field April 11-13 and will feature a visit from Food Network’s show, “Carnival Eats.”

Kathleen White | News Editor

Wrighton appoints Benjamin Akande as leader of new Africa initiative

Benjamin Akande, former president of Westminster College in Fulton, Mo., was appointed by Chancellor Mark Wrighton as a senior advisor to the chancellor and director of Washington University’s new Africa initiative.

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Actress and political activist Diane Guerrero addresses immigration reform

Colombian actress and political activist, Diane Guerrero—known for her roles as Maritza Ramos in “Orange is the New Black” and Lina on “Jane the Virgin”—spoke to students about immigration reform in Graham Chapel Tuesday evening.

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Sam Fox seniors to showcase capstone collections in 89th annual fashion show

Sam Fox School seniors majoring in fashion design will showcase their capstone collections in the school’s 89th Annual Fashion Design Show April 15.

Aiden Blinn | News Editor

Anne-Marie Slaughter to deliver 2018 commencement address

Foreign policy expert, law professor and former State Department official Anne-Marie Slaughter will deliver the commencement address for the class of 2018, Chancellor Mark Wrighton announced at the senior class toast April 5.

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WUPD receives accreditation, achieves 100 percent compliance

Washington University Police Department received accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. following the conclusion of a three-year assessment process in March.

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Alpha Epsilon Pi investigation concluded, fraternity placed on social probation for a year

Washington University placed Alpha Epsilon Pi on a yearlong social probation following an investigation into possible alcohol-related violations, of which they were found guilty April 5.

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BREAKING: Anne-Marie Slaughter to deliver 2018 commencement address

Foreign policy expert, law professor and former State Department official Anne-Marie Slaughter will deliver the commencement address for the class of 2018, Chancellor Mark Wrighton announced at the senior class toast today.

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News In Brief: Fulbright, IAW, Relay

Washington University senior Kate Lee was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship by the J. William Fulbright Scholarship Board Tuesday.

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Study indicates jump in law school interest after election, WU responds

This winter Kaplan Test Prep, noticing an uptick in law school applicants, conducted a nationwide survey of 537 pre-law students. The survey concluded that a potential reason for the jump in the number of law school applications this year was the 2016 presidential election.

Kathleen White | News Editor