Fall WILD 2018 talent survey released; features all-female headlining artists

Washington University’s Social Programming Board released its fall WILD 2018 talent survey—featuring an all-female headlining selection—through its social media accounts Sunday.

Emma Baker | News Editor

Life’s too short to listen to all of Young the Giant

Our two Cadenza editors listen to the entire Young the Giant discography in anticipation of this year’s spring WILD.

and | Senior Cadenza Editors

And one more note on Lil Dicky: I’m still not over it

I don’t want to talk about Lil Dicky. I don’t want to talk about his commercialized racism, his winking gimmicks or his invitation to our campus.

| Staff Writer

SPB announces Young the Giant as WILD headliner

Young the Giant, a California-native indie rock band known for hit songs “Cough Syrup” and “My Body,” will headline this semester’s WILD show. Social Programming Board announced the selection at the Danforth University Center Wednesday to mixed reactions from the student body.

Aiden Blinn | News Editor

Staff Editorial: Young the Giant offers a fresh start

Young the Giant has been announced as Social Programming Board’s artist for WILD—and look, we can’t complain.

‘The Eric Andre Show,’ ‘Broad City’ star to headline fall comedy show

Hannibal Buress, known for his work as both an actor and writer on “The Eric Andre Show,” and his role as Lincoln Rice in “Broad City,” will headline Social Programming Board’s annual fall comedy show on Oct. 18 in Graham Chapel.

Kathleen White | Contributing Reporter

Fall comedy show welcome change among lacking fall programming

Just as people were starting to ask whether Social Programming Board even remembered to book a fall comedy artist, the group announced that Hannibal Buress—absurdist comedian, provocateur and propagator of the Bill Cosby rape allegations—would be taking the Graham Chapel stage Oct. 18.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

Op-ed submission: Statement from black leadership on WILD

For these reasons, the Sept. 14 announcement that Lil Dicky, the San Francisco-based white rapper, would be headlining fall WILD was deeply disappointing and troubling. Blatantly put, Lil Dicky is problematic under the guise of a satirical millennial rapper.

Black leaders and SU Senators

Activists release letter condemning SPB, student body for Lil Dicky selection

A group of 16 students, many of them leaders in minority advocacy groups on campus, released an open letter Thursday condemning Social Programming Board, and the Washington University student body more generally, for the selection of white rapper Lil Dicky to headline this semester’s WILD.

| Senior News Editor

Social Programming Board: Allocate effectively or face extinction

If my voice is completely ignored by SPB, why should I have to pay the bill?

Mathew Wallace | Staff Writer