Student-led ‘Vote, dammit.’ outreach campaign worked to increase student voter registration, turnout

Students in the Sam Fox School of Art & Design’s Communication Design: Voice decided to demonstrate and test their abilities to make an impact as designers through a campaign encouraging Washington University students to vote.

Bailey Winston | Contributing Reporter

Some students somber in wake of election

Republican businessman Donald Trump will serve as the next president of the United States as he rang in 279 electoral votes early Wednesday morning.

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Are you a(n informed) Missouri voter?

This election day, Missouri voters will be deciding on a number of issues more than just who will be the next president or governor.

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St. Louis politicians speak about experiences running for office

Two prominent St. Louis political actors gave advice to students interested in someday joining the political sphere during a panel Wednesday.

Bailey Winston | Contributing Reporter

Biden attends Kander campaign event on Delmar Loop

Vice President Joe Biden campaigned on behalf of Democrat Jason Kander’s run for United States Senate at the Pageant on the Delmar Loop this past Friday.

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University publicly opposes controversial amendment

Amendment 3, one of the proposed changes to Missouri’s constitution that will appear on Missouri ballots Nov. 8, has voters split due to its scope of issues and precise wording. Though Washington University generally makes a commitment to remaining politically neutral, it has taken a public stance against the proposal.

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Gephardt Institute completes registration push, continues election-related programs

The Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement and Wash U Votes—the team that chose which students groups would receive debate programming funds—went into this election season looking to defy the trend of college students not voting at Washington University.

Swetha Nakshatri | Contributing Reporter

University maintains political neutrality amidst debate fervor

With national media setting up stages across campus, protestors already staging demonstrations and student groups pulling together debate-related programming—one institution is staying noticeably silent.

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Inconveniences, political tensions lead to student ambivalence over debate

As Washington University gears up to host the Oct. 9 presidential debate, students have mixed feelings about the impact of having a debate on campus.

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Debate adjacent

As national media, politicians and protesters descend on Washington University’s new Sumers Recreation Center for the quadrennial ceremony of a presidential debate, a different kind of ceremony will be taking place just across the street. And while there are likely to be many dissenters among the debate-faring crowd, one lucky couple will hopefully have none.

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