Environmental activist Vandana Shiva speaks on the importance of earth justice

The Student Environmental Council and Ashoka hosted environmental activist Vandana Shiva to speak as part of Student Union’s Trending Topics speaker series in Graham Chapel Feb. 13.

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Dismantling labels in the age of Trump: a conversation with Carly Fiorina

Carly Fiorina is not the kind of politician most Washington University students support.

Jaden Satenstein | Senior Scene Editor

Political and business leader Carly Fiorina speaks on the importance of leadership and problem-solving

Student Union and the Washington University College Republicans invited prominent political figure and business leader Carly Fiorina to speak to students on campus as part of the Trending Topics speaker series at Graham Chapel Jan 29.

Ted Moskal | Contributing Reporter

Justin Baldoni speaks to sexual violence at Trending Topics event

Justin Baldoni walked onto Graham Chapel’s stage last night coffee in hand, wearing a denim jacket and classic flannel shirt, looking more like he was ready to join a friend for a “catch up at the cafe” rather than speak at an event. And that was definitely the vibe of Baldoni’s talk on traditional masculinity.

Megha Uberoi | Contributing Writer

Justin Baldoni advocates for a healthier concept of masculinity

Student Union and Leaders in Interpersonal Violence Education hosted actor, director and activist Justin Baldoni as part of the Trending Topics Series Nov. 28.

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SU confirms Trending Topics speakers

Student Union confirmed the remaining four speakers of the Trending Topics Speakers Series early Monday: “Jane the Virgin” star Justin Baldoni; former CEO of HP and former running mate of 2016 presidential candidate Ted Cruz, Carly Fiorina; scholar and environmental activist Vandana Shiva; and CNN journalist Lisa Ling.

Kathleen White | 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

Staff editorial: Trending Topics lineup still impressive despite budget cuts

The past two years have proven that by working with student groups, Trending Topics can bring a breadth of solid, diverse and interesting speakers to campus; and if it continues along this trajectory, the series will become a vital institution at Wash. U.

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.

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Author, journalist Masha Gessen discusses Russian politics in Graham Chapel

Russian-American author and journalist Masha Gessen spoke at Graham Chapel about her most recent book, “The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia,” as part of the Student Union Trending Topics lecture series Friday.

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