Matthew Friedman

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Letter from the editor: On the resumption of StudLife’s online publication

This week, Student Life is resuming the publication of some stories online, our first articles since Friday, Feb. 11, when sophomore Orli Sheffey took her life. 

| Editor-in-Chief

Letter from the editor: A pause in production

Student Life is pausing production for an indefinite period of time in light of the death of Orli Sheffey, one of our dear friends and someone who contributed so much to the StudLife and Washington University communities.

| Editor-in-Chief

WUPD arrested a person in connection with Underpass vandalism over a month ago, University reveals

The arrest took place on Dec. 23, WUPD interim chief Dave Goodwin wrote in an email to Student Life Thursday, but administrators did not communicate that date in Thursday afternoon’s email. 

and | Managing Editor and Editor-in-Chief

WU moves classes online for first two weeks of the spring semester

The University will also restrict most access to housing and on-campus services through at earliest Jan. 28.

and | Managing Editor and Editor-in-Chief

Underpass Black history mural vandalized with white supremacist propaganda

The spray-paint consisted of a white base layer underneath red and blue messages in support of a white nationalist hate group. 

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WUPD increases off-campus presence following pattern of burglaries

The increase is a “short-term” approach, WUPD interim chief Dave Goodwin told Student Life in an interview Tuesday.

and | Staff Reporter and Editor-in-Chief

WU sanctions Alkilani with probation, $500 fine and essay for flag removal, per confidential letter publicized by College Republicans president

News of the sanctions became public Wednesday evening after the College Republicans president released Alkilani’s “personal and confidential” Student Conduct outcome letter.

and | Editor in Chief and Managing Editor

WUPD Chief Glenn to leave in three weeks and take over as police chief in Missouri hometown

WUPD Captain and Bureau Commander Dave Goodwin will take over as interim chief.

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Introducing the ‘Best of St. Louis: Beyond the Bubble’ special issue

The issue is a challenge to students to step out of their comfort zones and go beyond the Loop.

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‘It feels like a facade’: Students chalk driveways and plant signs outside chancellor’s house at protest of Martin’s response to Islamophobia

The protest came nine days after some students went on academic strike, skipping class or attending remotely out of fear for their safety or in solidarity with Muslim, Black and brown students.

and | Staff Reporter and Editor-in-Chief

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