There’s something sacred about a platform that gives space for kids to be depraved around other kids — and something unsettling about growing up online surrounded by people much older than you, simply because it’s no longer lucrative to invest in spaces only for children.
Is it much of a surprise that students placed in an optimal environment for success — smaller classrooms, more thought-provoking assignments, more one-on-one attention, more behavioral exceptions, and more physical resources — are likely to outperform their peers?
I spent what added up to about three part-time workweeks trying to make a single pair of “ethical” pants. What I didn’t foresee was that the hardest part of the process was figuring out what a pair of ethical pants even looked like — or if it existed at all.
At every turn, WashU claims to create safe spaces — yet rarely do we discuss what rhetoric cannot be allowed in a space that is truly safe.
COVID-19 has irreparably changed our college experience, but juniors and seniors have a particularly tragic story — we were promised something that was ultimately pulled right out from under us.
Book bans are on the rise. Banning books erases the experience of marginalized communities to center those of non-marginalized students.
It’s our responsibility to participate in an active and ongoing process of learning, unlearning and relearning.
WashU, a return to in person classes should not mean a return to strict pre-pandemic attendance policies without Zoom options.
The University has allowed white supremacy to spread on campus. In light of this, the mural defacement is not surprising.
Ideas that everyone should read are written to be accessible only for scholars – this restriction of information, intentional or not, needs to stop.
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