Students gathered Thursday night to remember and raise awareness for 43 students from Ayotzinapa Normal School who were kidnapped by local police and are now missing. Washington University students organized a vigil in the Center for Diversity and Inclusion to bring together those concerned about the disappearances and upset by the Mexican government’s actions.
Student Union Senate and the Washington University chapter of To Write Love On Her Arms teamed up this week to present a panel on mental health and the language of mental health in everyday use.
Diversity and Social Justice Educator Jessica Pettitt spoke about avoiding burnout and sustaining efforts to effect change Wednesday night.
Medics taught students the skills needed to prepare for a protest Monday night as the St. Louis community braces for the announcement of the grand jury decision in the Darren Wilson case.
Despite venue constraints, Dance Marathon at Washington University in St. Louis celebrated its 16th straight year on campus this Saturday, raising a now-typical amount of more than $150,000 for the Children’s Miracle Network of Greater St. Louis.
Author, editor and activist Janet Mock spoke about her experiences as a mixed-race transgender woman and her views on activism and intersectionality at the keynote address for Pride Alliance’s Trans* Awareness Week.
This weekend, the Olin Business School will hold its inaugural Olin Case Competition, which was designed by Washington University students to help boost the business school’s name recognition.
Sharing the story of his acting career and encounters with big-name celebrities, Kenan Thompson entertained a massive crowd at Social Programming Board’s fall comedy show.
Diwali, a holiday also known as the Festival of Lights, is celebrated by a variety of different religions and sects, but is largely considered a South Asian festival. One of Diwali’s biggest themes is the idea of light beating out dark and good prevailing over evil.
Actor Jesse Williams, best known for his role on “Grey’s Anatomy,” hosted a round table on black masculinity and social change featuring area leaders and activists on Saturday.
The event was sponsored by Question Bridge, a project that focuses on promoting dialogue between black males of diverse backgrounds through film, social media and panel discussions.