Olin MBA alum seeks support for 2017 St. Louis mayoral run

St. Louis 21st Ward Alderman Antonio French has a long history on Twitter (@AntonioFrench). He was an early adopter of the social media platform, early enough that when he convinced his then-girlfriend to join, she got her first name as her handle.

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Students, protesters face off at St. Louis Planned Parenthood

Less than 24 hours after the U.S. House of Representatives voted to freeze federal funding for Planned Parenthood, pro-life Christians rallied outside of the St. Louis location. Since the bill will likely not make it past the Democratic majority in the Senate, the vote is mostly symbolic—but if passed, it would block funding for a full year to allow Congress time to investigate the group’s involvement with fetal tissue research.

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St. Louisans march on Delmar, call on city to bring in Syrian refugees

Approximately 400 people gathered on Delmar Boulevard on Sunday evening for a #BringThemHere march, which called for the government to accept as many Syrian refugees as possible into St. Louis.

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Despite efforts, uberX still not allowed in St. Louis market

Ride-sharing company Uber has proven to be one of the fastest-growing businesses in the country with a valuation over $50 billion just five years after its inception—but you won’t see its usual fleet in St. Louis.

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Fight for $15 continues

Although many students have been away from St. Louis for the summer, city officials have continued to advocate both for and against an increase in local minimum wage.
Throughout the spring, students, adjunct faculty members and other members of the St. Louis community held rallies and other events on campus to support the Fight for $15 movement, which calls for a $15 minimum wage. At an event on April 7, Washington University senior and social activist Danielle Blocker spoke of the importance of the Fight for $15.

Alex Siegman | Staff Reporter

Students, adjunct faculty, community members rally for $15 minimum wage

All day on April 15, members of the St. Louis community protested for a $15 minimum wage, which culminated in a rally on the steps of Brookings and a march through the Delmar Loop.

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New Loop trolley begins construction on Delmar Loop

After decades of negotiations and planning, a new trolley system is being constructed on the Delmar Loop, which will connect the Loop to Forest Park with a stop at the Missouri History Museum.

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Fight for $15 kicks off with panel, poetry

A student-run panel was held April 7 for “Fight for $15,” a movement focused on raising the minimum wage to $15.

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Students prepare to protest for $15 minimum wage

Beginning Tuesday, local student organizers for the Fight for $15 movement will kick off a series of events leading up to a worldwide day of action and strike on April 15.

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City Faces displays work created by local St. Louis students at 2nd annual art show

The art of local St. Louis students aged four to 14 was featured in Tisch Commons on Tuesday night during the second annual City Faces art show.

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