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Staff Editorial: Our Spring 2023 class recommendations

As the excitement around Thanksgiving Break grows, it can be easy to lose track of another impending deadline: class registration. Whether you have poured over course listings and have a robust list of classes or this article is your wake up call to poke around the course listings, the Student Life Editorial Board is here to help. 

Staff Editorial: Your voice matters. Here’s proof.

A swift administrative response to criticism is surprising. But it shouldn’t be.

Staff Editorial: Dust off that U-Pass

Early during welcome week, first years are given three plastic cards, along with a thick stack of paperwork. The first two — the Student ID card and room key — are slid in and out of phone wallets every day. They get scratched, worn, and usually lost a few times. But the third card, the […]

Staff Editorial: WashU’s COVID accommodations are failing students

We understand that WashU, like other universities, is in a difficult spot with limited housing and uncertainty on what the future may hold. However, if the University refuses to make accommodations, the onus falls on students to make them — and it shouldn’t.

Staff Editorial: Let the snow day remind you to appreciate essential workers

Both the students and WashU should remember that the campus’s essential workers are people, too.

Staff Editorial: WashU, don’t raise tuition

A WashU education continues to grow pricier, but after a pandemic and record endowment growth, the University should consider the necessity of raising tuition yet again.

Staff Editorial: Mandate the booster

The lack of a booster mandate is confounding at best and troubling at worst.

Staff Editorial: How your participation in Greek Life enables continued harm

After outcry against the systemic oppression Greek Life perpetuates, more than half of sorority and fraternity members dropped. Now, those same organizations are making a comeback – but we shouldn’t let them.

Staff Editorial: Once again, we need reform, not another public safety committee

In response to the failure to partner with Behavioral Health Resources, WashU plans to create another task force. We need action, not another committee.

Staff Editorial: Reflections on WashU social life

WashU’s social scene doesn’t have to be bars and clubs – student groups and friend groups can make their own social life.

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