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Athlete of the Week: Lexy Harris reflects on women’s basketball’s historic 1,000th win and chasing a tournament spot

Student Life sat down with the Atlanta-area native to discuss the Bears’ 1,000th program win this past weekend, playing alongside five other first-years in the team, and who she would label as the “team mom.”

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“It was a magical moment”: Students reflect on the state of socio-economic diversity at WashU

The University has joined over 100 institutions and adopted a  need-blind admission program, adopted a no-loan policy that will go into effect in fall 2024, and redoubled its “efforts to engage, support, and build pathways for students from small-town and rural America” through its Heartland Initiative. 

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Margot Robbie’s Oscar snub isn’t a blow to feminism

It is wrong to present these snubs as evidence for the attack on feminism because you cannot talk about feminism without talking about its decades-long exclusion of women of color.

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Joe Clarke retires after 27 years as men’s soccer head coach

The Saint Louis native, who played 7 years of professional soccer against the likes of Pele in the North American League (NASL), came to WashU after leading the Saint Louis University men’s soccer program for 14 years.

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WashU retires the late Super Bowl champion Shelby Jordan’s jersey

On Saturday, Oct. 14, Washington University retired Shelby Jordan’s jersey number at a halftime ceremony during the Bears’ third home football game. Jordan — who passed away last year on Sept. 9 — played 11 seasons in the National Football League (NFL). He wore the number 78.

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The fight for Pell coalitions: The role of WU/FUSED, the Board of Trustees, the administration, and student leaders in improving WashU’s socioeconomic diversity

“WU/FUSED deserves the majority of the credit, along with a few former key administrators, for getting the momentum [for socioeconomic diversity] going,” Scotty Jacobs, WashU alumni and former Student Representative to the Board of Trustees, said. 

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Athlete of the Week: Collin Goldberg talks about his Atlanta upbringing and facing NFL talent

Junior wide receiver Collin Goldberg has been central to the Washington University football team’s perfect start. Only four games into the season, Goldberg has broken two of the WashU Bears’ program records with a 97-yard touchdown reception and 97-yard kickoff return

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Football records first home win of the season in a commanding performance against Carthage

This Saturday, the Bears won their first home match of the season against Carthage with a scoreline of 38-7. With the win, the Bears improved their season record to 3-0. The main highlight of the game was Goldberg’s record-setting 97-yard touchdown in the second quarter.

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“Access Ain’t Inclusion”: Increasing Socioeconomic Diversity at WashU

“Access Ain’t Inclusion.” This is a phrase popularized by Dr. Anthony Abraham Jack, an Assistant Professor of Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, in his book “Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges Are Failing Disadvantaged Students.” 

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#4 women’s soccer grabs two commanding wins to remain undefeated

This past Sunday, women’s soccer fought its way to a commanding 4-0 victory against Rhodes College to record its second win in three days. The Bears had previously beaten DePauw College 4-0 Friday evening. With these wins, the team improves their season record to 5-0, remaining undefeated.

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