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The Never Ending Story Mural Book Talk and Discussion on Race

The artists behind the “The Never Ending Story” mural held a conversation about race and free speech, along with a signing for their photo book commemorating their mural, Sept. 28.

“Here and Next”: 10-year strategic vision for the University announced

Washington University developed a decade-long strategic plan called “Here and Next” to advance research efforts and extend community success to a global level.

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Wild and Gonzalez speak to SU about space equity and housing 

The main takeaway from Student Union’s (SU) Senate meeting this week is that Washington University’s residential and extracurricular space is more scarce than administrators and students want to see.

WUPD attempts to combat rising Kia thefts tied to Tik Tok trend

The Kia Boyz Tiktok trend, which demonstrates how to steal a Kia or Hyundai in a matter of minutes, took hold over the summer. The Washington University Police Department (WUPD) Chief Angela Coonce believes that the trend has led to three cars being stolen from WashU students living off campus since the start of this academic year.

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School of Arts & Sciences moves forward with signature initiatives 

The School of Arts & Sciences continues to make progress on planning and implementing what they have deemed “signature initiatives” as part of their updated strategic plan— a decade-long agenda to “build a top University.”

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Opening of Katharina Grosse Kemper Art exhibit 

The Kemper Art Museum opened a new exhibition, “Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988-2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions,” by renowned contemporary German artist Katharina Grosse, Sept 23. 

| Contributing Writer

New technology used for fall Career Fair

The annual Internship & Job Career Fair returned to its pre-COVID operations last Thursday, with the addition of new employment options due to the implementation of Handshake and the Career Center’s expansion efforts.

| Contributing Writer

WU introduces new career software for undergrads

Washington University has implemented two new career-centered softwares, Handshake and VMock, for students to use this fall.

| Contributing Writer

“Sexual Political Economies of Slavery and Abortion” Lecture

Professor Adrienne Davis speaking in her lecture. Screenshot courtesy of Chloe Carlish*   As part of the new “Politics of Reproduction” course, law professor Dr. Adrienne Davis led a guest lecture, “Sexual Political Economies of Slavery and Abortion,” on Sept. 19. In the lecture, Davis draws comparisons between antebellum fugitive slave laws that allowed for […]

| Contributing Writer

Shelby Jordan, WU alum and NFL player, passes away

Shelby Jordan, a Washington University alum who played in the National Football League (NFL) for 11 years, passed away on Sept. 9.

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