Op-ed: Think before you sign: Block funding isn’t a joke
We are writing on behalf of our student groups asking you all to please understand what it means to sign a block funding petition.
Dancing with the misfits: A conversation with Magic Giant
This Thursday, Feb. 21, Magic Giant will be performing at Off Broadway in St. Louis. In advance of their show, Student Life caught up with Li before the band began their sound check in Detroit.
Student groups petition to receive block funding
Each of the groups petitioning—Uncle Joe’s, Emergency Support Team (EST), Lucidity, Campus Y, Bear Discounts and WUnderground—must receive 1,071 signatures, fifteen percent of the student body, by Feb. 22. Then, their budget is voted on by the student body in the SU spring election. If it passes with a two-thirds student vote, their petition is funded.
Rize creates outlet for Black student voices
For sophomore and Rize editor-in-chief Efua Osei, the inspiration for Rize came from publications that existed on campus decades ago. When examining Washington University archives for a class this past August, Osei discovered multiple Black student publications, including the Black Collegian, which was published from 1968 to 1971.
Van Cleave shines as Bears place second, fourth at UAA Championships
The Washington University swimming and diving team competed in the UAA Championship this weekend. Many individual Bears swam to top finishes over the four-day competition as the men and women’s teams placed second and fourth, respectively.
Title IX comment-writing period ends, Title Mine plans next actions
Title Mine and WU Planned Parenthood Generation Action (WUPPGA) held two comment-writing drives Dec. 7 and Jan. 17, and provided resources for Washington University students to write and submit their own comments on the proposed regulations.
Silence is golden
You might really be amped for your Friday night, and by all means you should be, but the rest of us would much rather learn the exam content than be made aware of your Seoul Taco plans.
Men’s basketball comes up short in UAA title hunt despite two wins over weekend
The Washington University men’s basketball team bested New York University and Brandeis University this weekend, but their efforts weren’t enough to give them a chance to capture a UAA championship.
Soup, symptoms and sneezes: Seven signs you know it’s flu season at WU
Your semester’s just starting to pick up, and you’re super stressed because midterms are two weeks away. In the midst of all of that, you realize you’re sick! Here are eight telltale signs it’s flu season at Washington University.