Julia Robbins

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On the coming year: Letter from the new editor

Hello all, As Matthew wrote in his letter yesterday, this is my first week as Editor-in-Chief for the 2022-2023 year. I’m writing this to share the rest of this school year’s plans with the community and to reaffirm Matthew’s calls for change within Student Life. The plans for the rest of the year are as […]

| Editor-in-Chief

Our societally accepted addiction: technology, social media and the need to break away

Why I terminated my social media accounts and how it has helped me focus and enjoy the world more.

| Senior Editor

Students express frustration with online classes and the University’s spring plan ahead of the return to in-person instruction

How students have reacted to WU’s spring plan

| Senior Scene Editor

Celebrating Josephine Baker, a disrupter of ‘conventions and boundaries’

St. Louis-born Josephine Baker was the first woman of color to be entombed in France’s Panthéon for her work in the French Resistance during World War II. Chancellor Andrew Martin, Mayor Tishaura Jones and others took part in a Nov. 30 event to celebrate her life and legacy.

| Senior Scene Editor

A new year to fall down and laugh

I want to make this (Jewish) new year a time of no lost chances. If I try something and I fail or make a fool of myself, I get to look at it as a learning opportunity or a time to laugh. I don’t want to regret missed opportunities. 

| Senior Scene Editor

The first year sophomore experience

Campus is alive in a way that I should’ve expected, but had no way to prepare myself for.

| Senior Scene Editor

What to expect from a fall semester with classes ‘more like college’

The Washington University community is preparing for a fall semester that will look more like a traditional college experience

| Senior News Editor

WU students call for police abolition, hang banners and signs on George Washington statue at ‘Justice for Daunte’ protest

In a protest aimed at paying tribute to Daunte Wright and Adam Toledo, around 200 Washington University students and community members called for police abolition

| Senior News Editor

Dr. Julie Gerberding, first woman director of CDC, to be commencement speaker for Class of 2020

Dr. Gerberding, who was the first woman to serve as CDC director, will be the keynote speaker at the class of 2020’s delayed commencement ceremony

| Senior News Editor

After organizing antisemitism panel, WU sophomore reflects on intentional dialogue and intersectionality

Roughly 120 viewers attended the panel, which featured a handful of Jewish speakers discussing issues ranging from the historical roots of antisemitism to the whitewashing of the Jewish community. Student Life sat down with sophomore Orly Einhorn to discuss her motivations for organizing the panel and what she took away from it.

| Senior Editor

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