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.
Republican businessman Donald Trump will serve as the next president of the United States as he rang in 279 electoral votes early Wednesday morning.
This election day, Missouri voters will be deciding on a number of issues more than just who will be the next president or governor.
Two prominent St. Louis political actors gave advice to students interested in someday joining the political sphere during a panel Wednesday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.