Journalist discusses intersection of secularism and Islam, misrepresentation in media

A TIME journalist spoke on campus about the misrepresentation of Muslims in the media as well as her friendship and time spent with a Muslim sheikh that became the inspiration and content for her book.

| Staff Reporter

Relay For Life raises over $150,000 for American Cancer Society

Students raised a total of $152,105.60 dollars at Relay for Life held from Saturday, April 11 to Sunday, April 12 on Francis Field.

| Staff Reporter

Ferguson Commission engages in dialogue with WU

Nearly 100 Washington University students, faculty and staff members flooded into Emerson Auditorium to listen to and engage in a dialogue with the Ferguson Commission. The dialogue was the final installment of St. Louis Up Close, a series of casual dialogues with St. Louis nonprofit leaders sponsored by the Gephardt Institute for Public Service.

Alex Siegman | Staff Reporter

Artist, diversity educator Lee Mun Wah leads diversity talks

The Center for Diversity and Inclusion sponsored a day of diversity workshops and interactive discussions hosted by diversity educator Lee Mun Wah as part of Washington University’s efforts to make the campus more open towards diverse backgrounds.

| Senior News Editor

Activists talk intersection of Ferguson, LGBT issues

A diverse panel of local community members and queer activists met Tuesday night to discuss the intersection of Ferguson with the rights and acceptance of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people involved in the protests and in the surrounding communities.

| News Editor

SPB announces spring WILD headliner: Mac Miller

Rapper Mac Miller will headline this spring’s WILD, Social Programming Board announced Sunday night.

| Editor-in-Chief

Alum Tennessee Williams’ b-day celebration draws diverse crowd

Francesca Williams, niece of the late playwright and author Tennessee Williams, visited Washington University on Thursday evening to celebrate the birthday of her late uncle.

Alex Siegman | Staff Reporter

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.

| Senior News Editor

STRFKR to headline spring Gargoyle concert

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

| Senior News Editor