The black community has waited far too long for this conversation, but it is not our duty to begin your racial education.
This is not an article in which I try to convince you about the merits of stricter gun laws.
But as Washington University students, we have the power to influence gun reform. And the Student Life editorial board believes it is our generation’s responsibility to work toward this end.
In America, I see a deeply flawed nation that has destroyed so much in the name of greed but which constantly evolves in order to fix the inequalities at its core.
Despite Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ announcement Friday to formally rescind Barack Obama-era guidance regarding Title IX, Washington University has no plans to stray from its previous commitments and processes in addressing sexual violence on campus.
Washington University students hosted a protest in the Danforth University Center to denounce the recent Jason Stockley verdict, as well as police brutality toward black Americans more generally, Thursday, Sept. 21.
In the fall 2017 semester alone, the Chancellor made statements addressing the Stockley decision, the Charlottesville, Va. protests, the impact of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma and President Donald Trump’s proposed repeal of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. In order to better understand the Chancellor’s statements, here are the answers to three questions about the increase in communication.
Too often Wash. U. students are criticized for ignoring the St. Louis community outside the 63130 bubble. Wash. U. students must show solidarity with the citizens of St. Louis by marching and protesting, by standing up to police brutality and unpunished murders by police.
No one has been stupid enough to call me any racial slur to my face, but they have used the Southern Strategy (Jim Crow 3.0) to change their words like spraying Axe on their racist funk.
I am a white-passing, Christian, middle-class student with 13 years of Catholic education under my belt. I haven’t experienced real, systemic discrimination a single day in my life.