Derek Shyr

Derek Shyr is a design editor and sports editor for Student Life

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From humble beginnings to 100 wins: The story of Kevin Chu

Back in the day, he yearned to be in the starting lineup, hoping for a chance to showcase his talents for the Washington University men’s tennis team. Now in his last season as a senior, Kevin Chu is a team captain who became the 16th player to reach 100 career wins on April 4.

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Sexual assault and robbery suspect arrested

Jaquese North, 18, was arrested on Saturday after attacking two women this month near the Washington University campus.

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Students negotiate with administration on racial inequality

The demands identified three areas of focus for the administration to modify: improving the experience of people of color on campus, developing a culturally conscientious campus population and repairing the University’s relationship with the St. Louis community. While students and the administration did not come to any official agreement from the conversation, both sides were optimistic about future discussions.

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Students find hateful drawing on dorm room whiteboard

The Wayman Crow community woke up Wednesday morning to a racist drawing posted on a whiteboard outside a suite housing two black students in Nemerov House. The drawing included the names of Michael Brown, Trayvon Martin and Eric Garner alongside a phallic image.

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Medics share skills, advice for safe protesting

Medics taught students the skills needed to prepare for a protest Monday night as the St. Louis community braces for the announcement of the grand jury decision in the Darren Wilson case.

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Football ends season with losing record after falling to Carnegie Mellon

A loss to Carnegie Mellon University gave the Bears their second losing season in five years as Wash. U. finished 4-6 overall, including an 0-5 road mark and a 1-2 record in University Athletic Association play.

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Sam Fox School eyes new building expansion

Off-campus studios that currently house the work of several architecture graduate students may not be needed as soon as spring 2016.

Preliminary plans are in place to add an 80,000-square-foot building to the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts in place of the current parking spaces near the school.

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Football loses to Rhodes on road, suffers second loss in a row

Miscues and a lack of focus plagued the Washington University football team on Saturday as the Red and Green struggled in all phases of the game in a 46-22 loss against Rhodes College.

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Dough to Door moves east to Delmar

Dough to Door, the local cookie bakery well-known to the Washington University community, has moved a half mile east from Melville Avenue to Delmar Boulevard, located near Pi Pizza and the Delmar MetroLink station.

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Football to build on last season’s playoff appearance

Coming off a season that featured their first playoff appearance in 14 years, the Washington University football team isn’t resting on their laurels and is hungrier than ever to build on last year’s success.

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