Graduate Workers Union, Fossil Free protest Saturday

Members of the Washington University Graduate Workers Union and Fossil Free WashU held protests at Brookings Hall and Anheuser-Busch Hall Saturday.

Emma Baker | News Editor

Treasury chooses Trending Topics Speakers

Student Union has selected five guest speakers for its 2018-2019 Trending Topics series after narrowing down a list of 21 candidates Sunday.

Aiden Blinn | News Editor

Female NASA engineer, children’s author discusses career, research

Physicist, speaker, and NASA scientist K. Renee Horton, Ph.D., discussed the importance of inclusion, her work at NASA and her nontraditional educational path to a crowd of Washington University community members in Busch Hall Friday afternoon.

| Staff Reporter

Student Life wins 18 Missouri college newspaper awards

Student Life, Washington University’s independent student newspaper, won 18 awards in the 2018 Missouri College Media Association newspaper contest, which honors outstanding collegiate journalism published in the state in 2017.

| Editor-in-Chief

Students establish affinity group for women of color in Greek life

Two members of Chi Omega established Sisters of Color, an affinity group for women of color in Washington University Greek life organizations, which held its first meeting last week.

| Staff Reporter

ThurtenE to return to original location and feature a visit from ‘Carnival Eats’

Washington University’s annual ThurtenE Carnival will be held in its original location near Francis Field April 11-13 and will feature a visit from Food Network’s show, “Carnival Eats.”

Kathleen White | News Editor

Wrighton appoints Benjamin Akande as leader of new Africa initiative

Benjamin Akande, former president of Westminster College in Fulton, Mo., was appointed by Chancellor Mark Wrighton as a senior advisor to the chancellor and director of Washington University’s new Africa initiative.

| Senior News Editor

Actress and political activist Diane Guerrero addresses immigration reform

Colombian actress and political activist, Diane Guerrero—known for her roles as Maritza Ramos in “Orange is the New Black” and Lina on “Jane the Virgin”—spoke to students about immigration reform in Graham Chapel Tuesday evening.

| Senior News Editor

Sam Fox seniors to showcase capstone collections in 89th annual fashion show

Sam Fox School seniors majoring in fashion design will showcase their capstone collections in the school’s 89th Annual Fashion Design Show April 15.

Aiden Blinn | News Editor

Anne-Marie Slaughter to deliver 2018 commencement address

Foreign policy expert, law professor and former State Department official Anne-Marie Slaughter will deliver the commencement address for the class of 2018, Chancellor Mark Wrighton announced at the senior class toast April 5.

| Senior News Editor