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Alec Becker, Washington University freshman, dies at 18

Freshman Alec Becker died in his hometown of Dallas, Texas Feb. 6. Becker graduated from Greenhill School before attending Washington University.

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Title Mine presents new initiatives to administration

Title Mine presented five proposals relating to the Title IX office and survivor support systems on campus to Chancellor Andrew Martin Nov. 23.

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Martin announces free tuition for low-income students in Missouri and Southern Illinois

Low-income students from Missouri and Southern Illinois will be able to attend Washington University for free starting in the 2020-2021 school year, Chancellor Andrew Martin announced in his inaugural address, Oct. 3.

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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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Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist delivers three lectures on campus

Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Marilynne Robinson will deliver three lectures at Washington University this week as a part of the Assembly Series sponsored by the Danforth Center on Religion and Politics.

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Hillel hosts two Holocaust survivors

In remembrance of Kristallnacht, a two-day period of anti-Semitic violence that occurred during the Holocaust, Washington University and the University’s Hillel chapter held their annual Holocaust Awareness Week with a special keynote address given by Holocaust survivors Bob Geminder, 83, and Gabriella Karin, 87, Nov. 8.

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WashU Votes and SU host Party at the Polls

WashU Votes, an arm of the Washington University Gephardt Institute, teamed up with Student Union to host a Party at the Polls event during the national midterm elections Nov. 6.

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Car crashes near Village East

A student crashed his car into the ditch along the south side of the Village East residential building while pulling out of the Millbrook garage Saturday night. The Washington University Police Department (WUPD) was notified of the accident at 11:20 p.m., and two officers were dispatched at 11:24 p.m. to assist on the scene and write a report.

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Students Against Israeli Apartheid protest Hen Mazzig talk

Students Against Israeli Apartheid protested a speech by Hen Mazzig, an event sponsored by Hillel and Washington University Students for Israel Monday, Oct. 29.

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Campus responds to shooting at Pittsburgh synagogue

Chancellor Mark Wrighton released a statement to the Washington University student body in an email later that afternoon. Twenty-two percent of the student body identifies as Jewish, according estimates by Hillel. In his statement, Wrighton directly characterized the attack as one driven by hate.

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