Avi Holzman

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Pro-Palestine protest held outside Chancellor Martin’s house

About 25 pro-Palestine protesters gathered outside Washington University Chancellor Andrew Martin’s house on Forsyth Boulevard waving flags and chanting, May 2nd.

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Letter from the Editors

It’s about to be summer, and we are feeling pretty bittersweet as we say goodbye to the Class of 2024. The seniors are some of our biggest role models and mentors, and we would not be here as students and people without them. Looking back, so much has happened from the beginning of the year to now, and it is hard to imagine a time when campus was this busy.

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Chancellor Martin condemns pro-Palestine protest and encampment

Chancellor Martin condemned the pro-Palestine protests and encampment that happened on Saturday April 27, in a statement issued via email to the student body, April 29. 

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Student demonstration in solidarity of suspended peers disbanded by administrators

Around 30 students stood outside the Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards to express support for senior RJ Lucas, who was suspended from Washington University following the pro-Palestine Bear Day protest. The students demonstrated while Lucas was meeting with the student conduct board around 2:45 p.m., April 17. 

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ThurtenE Carnival shut down, final day canceled after multiple fights 

The final day of Washington University’s annual ThurtenE Carnival, Sunday, April 21, was canceled by the University administration due to crowd safety concerns after several fights broke out and the event was shut down on the evening of Saturday, April 20. 

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SU Senate votes for resolution calling for University to divest from Boeing

In a meeting attended by nearly 200 total students, Student Union (SU) Senate passed a resolution 15 to 5 with one abstention, via an unprecedented anonymous vote, calling on Washington University to divest from and cut professional ties with Boeing, March 19. 

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Student Union elections results announced

Student Union (SU) announced the results of the spring 2024 elections on their Instagram, March 8. 

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Office of the Provost announces survey on sexual misconduct

Washington University is conducting a survey examining sexual misconduct and awareness among the student body that will be available to students on March 4, according to an email from the Office of the Provost. 

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WUSM Climate and Culture Report reveals systemic inequalities

After a year-long investigation, Washington University School of Medicine (WUSM) released an internal report as well as an external report conducted by Catalyst, a consulting firm, about the “climate and culture” of the institution, Dec. 14.

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Professor Heather Cox Richardson speaks about the state of democracy from a historical perspective 

Professor, author, and historian Heather Cox Richardson delivered remarks and answered audience questions about the future of democracy in Graham Chapel, during an event held by the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics on Dec. 4. 

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