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Chancellor Martin condemns pro-Palestine protest and encampment

Chancellor Martin condemned the pro-Palestine protests and encampment that happened on Saturday April 27, in a statement issued via email to the student body, April 29. 

| Editor-in-Chief

Over 100 arrests made during police crackdown on pro-Palestine encampment

Around 250 Washington University students and community members staged a pro-Palestine march from Forest park to Olin Library and set up an encampment just outside the library before moving it to the East End of campus, April 27.

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WILD undergraduate attendance capped at 3,000

Washington University’s Spring WILD (Walk In, Lay Down) attendance has been capped at 3,000 for undergraduates, following an announcement that it will be held in the Athletic Center’s Fieldhouse.

| Investigative News Editor

Isaac Seiler named Truman Scholar

Washington University junior Isaac Seiler (IS) was recently named a Truman Scholar, a prestigious honor awarded to junior undergraduates who intend to pursue graduate study in public service or policy. Seiler sat down with Student Life (SL) to discuss his experience with the scholarship process and plans for the future. 

| Contributing Writer

Three juniors awarded Goldwater Scholarship for scientific research

Juniors Aidan Li, Makenna Fluegel, and Sean Wang were selected for the Barry Goldwater Scholarship — an annual $7,500 scholarship awarded to 438 undergraduates nationwide that recognizes exceptional undergraduates planning to pursue a PhD in science, math, or engineering — April 5.

| News Editor

Police disband pro-Palestine protest and encampment during alumni weekend

As part of a pro-Palestine demonstration led by around 50 Washington University community members and St. Louis residents, a group of protestors set up an encampment that was shut down by WashU Police Department (WUPD), April 20.

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WILD moved indoors to Athletic Complex

Washington University’s spring Walk In Lay Down (WILD) will take place in the Athletic Complex (AC) instead of Mudd Field, a decision announced to students via email, April 23. 

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WU deemed “Better than Most” colleges in antisemitism Report Card

Washington University received a “B” grade, or “Better than Most” colleges in the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) first-ever Campus Antisemitism Report Card, released on April 10. 

| News Editor

Student Union creates award for student leaders

Student Union (SU) announced the SU Leadership Award to honor student leadership on campus, April 3. Student leaders on Washington University’s campus have until April 19, 2024 to apply for this year’s application cycle. 

| Staff Writer

Joey Bada$$ set to headline Spring WILD 

Rapper Joey Bada$$ will be the headlining act at Spring WILD, which will take place on Mudd Field on Friday, April 26, per Washington University’s Social Programming Board (SPB), April 22.

| Managing News Editor

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