Students walk out of WILD, host on-campus alternative

After hip-hop artist Lizzo’s opening set closed at fall WILD Friday night, a group of Washington University students participated in a walkout demonstration to protest comedic rapper Lil Dicky’s headlining performance.

Emma Baker | Contributing Reporter

More than the music: Fall WILD recap

After a particularly tumultuous lead-up and some ominous afternoon rain clouds, this year’s fall WILD stubbornly opened its doors Friday night to crowds of students.

| Music Editor

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

What to do instead of going to WILD

If you object to Lil Dicky as a problematic artist, you don’t care for his particular style of music, or you’d just rather not go to WILD for any of a multitude of other reasons, the Scene staff recommends some alternate activities for your Friday night.

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

Alternative WILD to be held due to criticisms of Lil Dicky

In response to the divisive politics of this year’s WILD headliner, rapper Lil Dicky, an “Alternative WILD” will take place after a walk-out following the opening performance of hip-hop artist Lizzo.

Emma Baker | Contributing Reporter

SPB responds to WILD backlash, outlines plans to reform processes

The Social Programming Board executive board responded to backlash over the fall WILD lineup, apologizing for the complains brought against the WILD selection process and outlining steps to improve the procedure in a statement released Thursday, Sept. 27.

Aiden Blinn | Contributing Reporter

4 tangible suggestions on how SPB can fix WILD

here are four suggestions to fix WILD, or, you know, at least make it a little bit less of a perpetual controversy.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

WILD headliner draws concern, calls for selection process reform

Students called upon Social Programming Board to reconsider the decision to bring in Lil Dicky in an open Student Union Senate session held Tuesday, citing racially insensitive and misogynistic comments.

| Editor-in-Chief

Checks and balances: SPB’s unstable system

So, Social Programming Board messed up.