Manvitha Marni

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Students block streets to demand University statement on Ferguson

Lines of students blocked the intersection of Forsyth and Skinker Boulevards for about 15 minutes Monday morning, protesting a St. Louis County grand jury’s decision not to indict former Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.

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Delta Gamma speaker addresses diversity and leadership

Diversity and Social Justice Educator Jessica Pettitt spoke about avoiding burnout and sustaining efforts to effect change Wednesday night.

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B-school to hold first Olin Case Competition, host 11 schools

This weekend, the Olin Business School will hold its inaugural Olin Case Competition, which was designed by Washington University students to help boost the business school’s name recognition.

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Mr. Wash. U. announces 2015 candidates

The 16 candidates for the 10th-annual Mr. Wash. U. competition were announced at Mr. Wash. U.’s first-ever Fall Festival Saturday afternoon.

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Report shows increase in forcible sex offenses on campus

A 150-percent increase in forcible sex offenses between 2012 and 2013 and the addition of new categories in dating and domestic violence and stalking stood out in Washington University’s crime statistics published in the 2013 Clery Report.

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‘SNL’ star Kenan Thompson announced as fall comedian

Kenan Thompson, the actor and comedian best known for his roles on “Saturday Night Live” and Nickelodeon sketch comedy show “All That,” will be performing at Social Programming Board’s second fall comedy show on Nov. 6. SPB announced Thompson’s performance Tuesday night. Student response to the announcement seemed generally positive, with over 1,000 students listed […]

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Students continue activism with ‘dead-in’ display in DUC

Dressed in black shirts, students fell to the floor, simulating the dead bodies of people of color shot by police officers as tour groups and students eating lunch in Tisch Commons looked on.

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An insider’s guide to senior trip in Kansas City

You had your weekend in Chicago—complete with booze cruise and Instagrammed pictures with the Bean—all planned out, and then you heard the news: the senior trip is in Kansas City, Mo., this year. Fortunately, Student Life’s got you covered with a must-see list of destinations no matter your tastes.

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Students continue Ferguson activism with ‘dead-in’

Students garbed in black fell to the floor in Tisch Commons just after noon on Monday, simulating dead bodies and calling attention to the deaths of people of color as tour groups and students eating lunch looked on.

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WILD to feature three opening acts

Producer GRiZ, alternative artist Lowell and electro band Five Knives will be the opening acts for Friday, Oct. 24’s WILD concert, Social Programming Board announced Wednesday night.

Lowell and Five Knives will be accompanying headliner Icona Pop on its U.S. Campus Consciousness tour, which aims to emphasize sustainable practices in concerts.

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