Awareness week events attempt to remove stigmas surrounding mental health and illness

Ranging from Laughter Yoga to free massages in Olin Library, events relating to mental health and illness are a part of this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week.

| Staff Reporter

WU alum, Holocaust survivor talks hope, tolerance

To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, Chabad on Campus brought in Holocaust survivor Eugen Schoenfeld, who attended Washington University after being released from the concentration camp.

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STRFKR to headline spring Gargoyle concert

Electronic indie-rock group STRFKR will headline Social Programming Board’s spring Gargoyle concert, SPB announced Sunday evening.

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Brookings Residential College and Sigma Alpha Epsilon win Green Cup divisions

Brookings Residential College and Sigma Alpha Epsilon took home the wins in this year’s Green Cup, which saw nearly double the amount of energy reduction compared to last year’s event.

Noa Yadidi | Staff Reporter

Comedy club showcases student talents

Student comedians had the chance to unveil their talents and bring the laughs this Monday night in the first-ever Student Showcase Comedy Club.

Alex Siegman | Contributing Reporter

Mulaney impresses Graham crowd

John Mulaney, a veteran “Saturday Night Live” writer and stand-up comedian who has performed at venues like Carnegie Hall and a Murfreesboro, Tennessee campground, entertained a full house at Graham Chapel on Wednesday evening.

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Speaker discusses ethics of using GMOs to grow crop production, combat hunger

Dr. Peter Raven spoke to an audience of students and St. Louis community members on Wednesday night about the ethics behind the use of genetically modified organisms to solve world hunger issues.

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Inaugural celebration praises liberal arts on campus in Ampersand Week

From Feb. 21-28, Arts & Sciences hosted Ampersand Week to celebrate the liberal arts on campus and give students a chance to celebrate the unique flexibility of the college.

Alex Siegman | Contributing Reporter

Transnational identity panel explores multiculturalism, immigrant experience

Thursday night’s Pan-Asia Week discussion on transnational identity drew together various campus Asian groups to start a dialogue on the meaningful experiences of living with a variety of Asian identities.

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Relay recruits Greeks in fundraising initiative

In an effort to increase involvement and energize fundraising, this year’s Relay for Life is tapping into Greek Life and firing up some friendly competition for the cause.

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