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SU Collegiate Readership Program provides access to New York Times subscription

All Washington University undergraduate students will have an online subscription to The New York Times this year via the Collegiate Readership Program, sponsored by Student Union (SU).

Grace Stohr | Contributing Reporter

University tops socioeconomic disparity rankings in new report

Washington University found itself in a familiar situation Wednesday; atop a new ranking measuring the least socioeconomic diverse colleges across the country.

| Editor-in-Chief

University announces Pulitzer Prize winner Friedman to give Founders Day address

Thomas Friedman, a New York Times columnist and three-time Pulitzer Prize winner, will deliver this year’s Founder’s Day Student Address, the Washington University Alumni Association announced Wednesday.

| News Editor

A year later, Wash. U. lacking in economic diversity

By remaining the only top-20 school in the U.S. News & World Report rankings that is need-aware, Wash. U. is signaling an apathetic stance on the issue.

Giving the Cinderella story a facelift

Just in time to correct the damage done by this week’s sorority formals comes the latest trend in kinesthetic fashion—toe-length-shortening procedures that will leave you with the perfect foot shape for those five-inch Louboutins you bought in red specifically so no one would notice the blood stains that resulted from wearing them.

| Senior Forum Editor

Troubles with SEA

Tuesday after class, I sat down to do my daily perusal of the New York Times on my computer. To my dismay, the so-called “Syrian Electronic Army,” (henceforth SEA) a hacker organization that ostensibly supports the embattled President Bashar Al-Assad, had earlier that day chosen to launch their latest attack against my news source of choice.

| Staff Columnist

Saying ‘no’ to college? Not so fast.

A recent article in the New York Times, entitled “Saying No to College,” examines the choice of many high-school students, some of whom would qualify to attend the nation’s most prestigious schools, not to attend college at all.

The benefits of fewer lawyers for lawyers’ sakes

If you’re a high-achieving undergraduate with no interest in going the business- or medical-school route but still want an advanced degree, you’ve probably at least flirted with the idea of law school.

| Forum Editor

From Generation Why Not to Generation Why Bother

In a recent article in The New York Times entitled, “The Go-Nowhere Generation,” writers Todd and Victoria Buchholz comment on the lack of motivation that seems to have pervaded today’s youth in America.

| Staff Columnist

New York Times paywall has little impact on WU

The recently imposed paywall on The New York Times’ website has not impacted the Washington University community’s ability to access news, students say. On March 28, The New York Times, which had previously offered free access to current articles online, established a paywall that limits access to online content.

| Staff Reporter