Staff Editorial: Let’s put the “egging incident” into focus

Instead of taking what happened in BD and the campus response as a way to further divide ourselves, we should take it to consider where we get our information, how we want our campus spaces treated, and how we engage with all members of this community in the future.

On the “BD egging incident” and the prejudice we would like to ignore

Though many people at the moment saw the event as another example of harmless frat-boy rowdiness, to me, the event was yet another manifestation of the power imbalance between dining workers and WashU students.

| Junior Forum Editor

A&S Office of Graduate Studies hosts inaugural Black History Month Kick-Off Event 

The College of Arts & Sciences Office of Graduate Studies (OGS) hosted a kick-off event to celebrate the start of Black History Month from 7-9 p.m. in Tisch Commons, Feb. 1. This is the first time that Washington University has held an event recognizing the start of Black History Month.

| Staff Writer

Op-Ed: Disaggregate the diaspora

Our campaign, Disaggregate the Diaspora, is based on the fundamental truth that those in positions of power—not at Wash. U., not anywhere—cannot serve students while generalizing individual diasporas into these wide labels.

Ranen Miao, Class of 2023 | Christian Monzon, Class of 2022 | Jessica Yu, Class of 2021

WUnited, new coalition of WU advocacy groups, rallies for a ‘more just’ campus

Five Washington University advocacy groups joined together to form WUnited, a coalition aimed to spur the administration into action on accessibility, support for students and social justice issues, and hosted a rally outside the Danforth University Center, Feb. 27.

| News Editor

ABS honors diversity of Black student achievements with ‘Black Talks, Black Thoughts’

The Association of Black Students continued their 2020 Black History Month programming series, Feb. 25 in the Orchid Room, with the third annual “Black Talks, Black Thoughts,” which offered students and faculty the opportunity to give a 10 minute presentation on any topic of their choosing.

| Senior News Editor

Op-ed submission: To be Black in America. To be Black at Wash. U.

To be Black in America is to consistently exist within the taunting and mundane proximity to your death at all times

Morgan Holloman | ABS Political Affairs Chair

Association of Black Students looks to refocus goals, improve resources in coming election

The Association of Black Students (ABS) is hoping to clarify its goals and mission in an effort to better serve students in anticipation of Washington University’s plans to increase racial and socioeconomic diversity on campus. An upcoming election to decide the group’s executive members may be a step forward in these efforts.

| News Editor

ABS statement on SAE pledge incident

Dear Administrators, Faculty and Staff, In light of the recent incident that occurred on February 26, 2013 involving members of our General Body and the current pledge class of Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE), the Association of Black Students (ABS) is deeply disappointed in the actions of our peers and wishes to express our concern on […]

Association of Black Students

Bridging the gap between East St. Louis and the Danforth campus

On Monday, ABS held an event called “Prepping for College Prep” to expose middle school students from East St. Louis to college life and help get them excited about the prospect of an education beyond high school.

| Scene Reporter

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