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What we were promised: reflections of a graduating senior

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. 

| Staff Writer

On the coming year: Letter from the new editor

Hello all, As Matthew wrote in his letter yesterday, this is my first week as Editor-in-Chief for the 2022-2023 year. I’m writing this to share the rest of this school year’s plans with the community and to reaffirm Matthew’s calls for change within Student Life. The plans for the rest of the year are as […]

| Editor-in-Chief

Letter from the editor: On the resumption of StudLife’s online publication

This week, Student Life is resuming the publication of some stories online, our first articles since Friday, Feb. 11, when sophomore Orli Sheffey took her life. 

| Editor-in-Chief

Letter from the editor: A pause in production

Student Life is pausing production for an indefinite period of time in light of the death of Orli Sheffey, one of our dear friends and someone who contributed so much to the StudLife and Washington University communities.

| Editor-in-Chief

Staff Editorial: Let the snow day remind you to appreciate essential workers

Both the students and WashU should remember that the campus’s essential workers are people, too.

Opinion Submission: It is time we fight every nationalism

We cannot only combat nationalism in America. Nationalism, wherever it is found, structurally privileges some group of people in an unjustifiable manner.

| Class of 2022

The parental right to kill a mockingbird (and other important texts)

Book bans are on the rise. Banning books erases the experience of marginalized communities to center those of non-marginalized students.

| Staff Writer

Opinion Submission: If you abolish Greek life, you don’t do anything positive

It’s safe to say that a vocal group of students at WashU want to abolish Greek life. Why?

| Class of 2020

Our societally accepted addiction: technology, social media and the need to break away

Why I terminated my social media accounts and how it has helped me focus and enjoy the world more.

| Senior Editor

Staff Editorial: WashU, don’t raise tuition

A WashU education continues to grow pricier, but after a pandemic and record endowment growth, the University should consider the necessity of raising tuition yet again.

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