Mike Toomey

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Transnational identity panel explores multiculturalism, immigrant experience

Thursday night’s Pan-Asia Week discussion on transnational identity drew together various campus Asian groups to start a dialogue on the meaningful experiences of living with a variety of Asian identities.

| Contributing Reporter

Slam poets face off in Graham Chapel, four advance to nationals

Eleven student poets took the stage. Four—seniors Sam Lai, Ben Tolkin and Chris Nguyen as well as sophomore Andie Berry—left as Washington University’s nominees to advance to the National Slam Poetry Competition in August after winning this year’s Grand Slam.

| Contributing Reporter

School of Medicine Dean Larry Shapiro stepping down from executive positions

Larry Shapiro, the executive vice chancellor and dean of the Washington University School of Medicine, announced that he will be stepping down from those positions when his replacement is found.

| Contributing Reporter

Israeli-Arab writer speaks about personal experience

Israeli-Arab writer Sayed Kashua addressed the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and his family’s experiences in Israel in his lecture on Thursday.

| Contributing Reporter

Wash. U. students hold vigil for the 43 students kidnapped in Mexico

Students gathered Thursday night to remember and raise awareness for 43 students from Ayotzinapa Normal School who were kidnapped by local police and are now missing. Washington University students organized a vigil in the Center for Diversity and Inclusion to bring together those concerned about the disappearances and upset by the Mexican government’s actions.

| Contributing Reporter

Changes to South 40 dining inspire caprese, milkshake madness

Cherry Tree witnessed a complete change in its selections as the fall semester began, with new sandwiches like the turkey brie & apricot mustard panini replacing old favorites like the sweet and smokey turkey sandwich. Paws & Go also adjusted some of its offerings when Dining Services added a f’real milkshake machine at the beginning of the year, which quickly surpassed sales expectations.

| Contributing Reporter

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