Op-ed submission: HAGS

Friday, Dec. 16, 2016, I sat alone in my dorm room drinking green apple vodka, eating Bear’s Den pizza and staring dejectedly at Michael Scott, begging him to make me smile. Three days later I was doing the same thing, sans alcohol with the addition of some bruises and emotional scarring.

Katy Hutson | Class of 2020

Op-ed submission: Discrimination in STEM

As a woman majoring in systems engineering and hoping to enter the medical profession, a lack of representation of minorities and women is something that has become normal to me.

16 current students and alumni

Op-ed submission: This Administration Cannot Be Trusted

Leaders at Washington University have engaged in a campaign of disinformation and intimidation to undermine the unionization process, with Provost Holden Thorp as the face of this duplicitous endeavor.

Student Worker Alliance

Op-ed submission: Just another Wash. U. statistic: Reporting my assault

I found out that I had sex while blacked out, and I needed help.

Anonymous Student

Op-ed submission: The bias of empathy

Calls for empathy will go unanswered and largely unfulfilled if we first do not understand the barriers to empathizing with people different from ourselves.

Sunidhi Singh | Class of 2017

Letter from the Editor

While Student Life policy typically prohibits the publishing of anonymously authored pieces, we decided to make an exception to this rule for this piece as it deals with an especially sensitive subject matter.

| Editor-in-Chief

Letter to the Editor: Parting words

As Student Life prepares to shut down for finals, my parting words to all my admirers are that the most obvious explanations are not necessarily correct, that cherished assumptions may be invalid and that ad hominem arguments are fallacious.

Jonathan Katz | Physics Professor

Op-ed submission: Diversity in the physics department

Over the course of the past month, a member of our physics department has taken to the columns of Student Life to opine on the place of diversity and women in physics. His polemic engendered quite the furor, and, in such light, we recognized the need to make clear to the Washington University community and beyond our explicit goals for rectifying the department’s lack of diversity.

The Physics Department Workplace Climate and Diversity Committee Members

Summer send off: An ode to DUC 330

As the academic school year draws to a close, so does the end of an era: Student Life’s time in Danforth University Center room 330.

Letter to the Editor: Statement by physics department faculty

We strongly disagree with the thoughts expressed by Jonathan Katz in his April 16, 2017 op-ed contribution to Student Life.

24 physics faculty members