Michaela Lange

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B.J. Novak delights audience, SPB implements new ticketing system

Social Programming Board handed out tickets yesterday in advance of comedian, writer and actor B.J. Novak’s comedy performance in Graham Chapel.

| Staff Reporter

Black Anthology focuses on awareness of racial issues, college student experience

Black Anthology focused on the importance of staying aware of racial issues post-Ferguson in its performances this weekend. This year’s production, titled “woke,” depicted the hardships and adversity African-Americans experience on a daily basis on predominantly white campuses.

| Staff Reporter

New sorority prepares for spring recruitment

Sorority Gamma Phi Beta (GPB)—the planned addition to Washington University’s Greek life—will begin recruitment this spring.

| Staff Reporter

Trans* women of color panel concludes awareness week events

Panelists offered a diverse set of perspectives on being transgender, touching on issues from police brutality to the history and future of the trans* rights movement in the keynote panel of Wash U Pride Alliance’s Trans* Awareness Week.

Michaela Lange | Staff Reporter

Safe Trick-or-Treat brings costumed children to campus

Safe Trick-or-Treat was not thwarted by threats of inclement weather, with families and Washington University students coming together to celebrate Halloween on the South 40.

| Contributing Reporter

Ferguson Commission holds forum to discuss future change in St. Louis

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: The Ferguson Commission held a forum on Friday to discuss its priorities moving forward.

Michaela Lange | Contributing Reporter

STI screenings to be offered in DUC

Free STI screenings will be available in the Danforth University Center this Thursday from 12 to 3 p.m. in room 232.

| Contributing Reporter

Point: Yik Yak fosters hate, not laughs

My first encounter with Yik Yak was when I was accepted to Washington University and decided to visit here. I was sitting in an anthropology class when some guy in a turtle costume got up mid-lecture, yelled a fraternity name, shot a NERF gun into the air and ran out.

| Contributing Reporter

Accepting the shortcomings around us

I never passed the reading proficiency tests in elementary school. It wasn’t because I didn’t understand the passage, but because I couldn’t read it fast enough.

| Contributing Writer

H.S., B.S. or one and the same?

You often hear students ask their teachers, “How will learning this benefit me later on in life?” This question is usually followed by the teacher mustering up an explanation of how subject X will be of use later on, even though it is a far stretch from the truth.

Michaela Lange | Freshman Press Writer

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