Olivia Szymanski

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Pro-life group holds demonstration at intersection of Forsyth and Wallace

Pro-life group Created Equal held a demonstration with large posters and pamphlet handouts at the intersection of Forsyth Boulevard and Wallace Drive Monday, Oct. 8. The posters, of which there were about seven, depicted graphic images of fetuses aborted during their first trimesters with the slogan, “Vote Anti-Abortion” written across them.

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WUGWU and SWA move forward with ‘Fight for $15’

Washington University Graduate Workers Union held a second “Fight for $15” rally, chanting and marching through the Danforth University Center Thursday, Oct. 4.

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WU hosts workshop on climate change

Washington University hosted “Reflections on Climate Change,” an environmental workshop featuring Chancellor Mark Wrighton and several influential figures in climate change policy Sept. 29.

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Title Mine and WUGWU show support at McDonald’s #MeToo protest

St. Louis McDonald’s employees rallied in a national protest inspired by the #MeToo movement Tuesday. Members of Title Mine and the Washington University Graduate Workers Union (WUGWU) attended the protest in solidarity.

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WU holds Title IX listening session in response to recent policy adjustments

Washington University held a listening session to gather feedback on the recent updates to the Title IX policy Wednesday, Sept. 12. The updated policy was released on Sept. 4 in response to demands made by Title Mine, a student activism group focusing on Title IX reform, last semester.

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Title Mine responds to Washington University’s report on Title IX updates

Student group Title Mine addressed changes to Washington University’s Title IX system with a statement posted to Facebook Sept. 4.

The statement details the demands that have been met, demands that are in progress and those that have not been met. It also explains what Title Mine organizers are currently doing in response to the changes.

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LouFest canceled with 3-day notice

The 2018 LouFest music festival was cancelled three days before its intended starting date, the organizers announced Wednesday morning.

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WU announces changes to Title IX system in response to student demands

Washington University announced a variety of recommended changes to the University’s Title IX system, all of which have been approved by Chancellor Mark Wrighton, in a report released Sept. 4.

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Peabody donates $1.5 million to Consortium for Clean Coal Utilization

Peabody Energy, a founding member of the Washington University Consortium for Clean Coal Utilization (CCCU), donated $1.5 million to the center this May.

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Alum launches legal services app

Washington University alumnus and attorney Chris Daming recently launched Legal GPS, an app that provides legal advice to entrepreneurs and start-ups.

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