A panel on recent events in Ferguson—the first major event the Center for Diversity and Inclusion has sponsored since its grand opening—drew student praise for providing local residents’ perspectives on teenager Michael Brown’s death and the ensuing protests.
After reviewing the unusual nature of the Mike Brown shooting case, two Washington University law professors concluded that the chances of Darren Wilson being brought up on federal charges for his role in the shooting were “slim to none.”
Their opinion was delivered Wednesday night to an audience of nearly 60 attendees, who were packed into a law school classroom for a “teach-in” discussing the grand jury’s potential decisions in the case.
The Mosaic Whispers, Washington University’s oldest co-ed a cappella group, may be coming to live television.
Recent national media has criticized Washington University for its controversial “need-aware” admissions policies and low percentage of Pell Grant recipients, but administrators say that though they hope to increase that percentage, they are not able to do so immediately.
A recent women’s empowerment conference organized by students at Georgetown University has inspired three Washington University students to bring the OWN IT Summit to St. Louis.
The day before WILD, Icona Pop will headline a concert just four miles to the east of the Danforth campus, at Saint Louis University. But Icona Pop is not the first artist to perform at other venues around St. Louis while also playing at Washington University.
Kenan Thompson, the actor and comedian best known for his roles on “Saturday Night Live” and Nickelodeon sketch comedy show “All That,” will be performing at Social Programming Board’s second fall comedy show on Nov. 6. SPB announced Thompson’s performance Tuesday night. Student response to the announcement seemed generally positive, with over 1,000 students listed […]
A panel intended to discuss undergraduate tuition took detours to touch on other hot-button issues such as socioeconomic diversity, community involvement and the role of campus facilities in the student experience.
Thomas Friedman, a New York Times columnist and three-time Pulitzer Prize winner, will deliver this year’s Founder’s Day Student Address, the Washington University Alumni Association announced Wednesday.
Dressed in black shirts, students fell to the floor, simulating the dead bodies of people of color shot by police officers as tour groups and students eating lunch in Tisch Commons looked on.