Forum

Staff Editorial: Mandate the booster

The lack of a booster mandate is confounding at best and troubling at worst.

Ahead of Black History Month, consider what you take for granted

It’s our responsibility to participate in an active and ongoing process of learning, unlearning and relearning.

| Senior Forum Editor

Opinion Submission: Let’s talk about caste culture at WashU

Caste exists at WashU. The University should add ‘caste’ to their nondiscrimination policy to promote equality among South Asian students.

, and | Class of 2022, Class of 2023, Class of 2024

An in-person return must include pandemic accommodations

WashU, a return to in person classes should not mean a return to strict pre-pandemic attendance policies without Zoom options.

| Forum Editor

WashU, you failed your students and the greater St. Louis community in “The Story That Never Ends” vandalization incident

The University has allowed white supremacy to spread on campus. In light of this, the mural defacement is not surprising.

| Staff Writer

Opinion Submission: For our health and the health of our community, get a booster shot

The COVID-19 booster shot is safe and effective at preventing severe cases of the omicron variant.

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Opinion Submission: For space equity, dehouse WashU fraternities

By allowing WashU fraternities on-campus housing, the University prioritizes primarily wealthy, white students. Using these houses as affinity spaces would create a more equal campus.

| Student Union President | with Undersigned Student Leaders

Staff Editorial: How your participation in Greek Life enables continued harm

After outcry against the systemic oppression Greek Life perpetuates, more than half of sorority and fraternity members dropped. Now, those same organizations are making a comeback – but we shouldn’t let them.

Stop gatekeeping the humanities

Ideas that everyone should read are written to be accessible only for scholars – this restriction of information, intentional or not, needs to stop.

| Staff Writer

Opinion Submission: How to help someone in crisis (even if that someone is you)

College is difficult for many people. If you or a friend is struggling with suicidal thoughts, here are some ways to help.

| Staff Psychologist, Habif Health and Wellness Center

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