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Trio of sophomores moves to CGI U bracket semifinals

While March Madness may be the bracket challenge most people are obsessing over, three Washington University sophomores have reached the Final Four of this year’s Clinton Global Initiative University Bracket Challenge.

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Op-ed submission: Critiquing Clinton

The recent visit to campus of former President Bill Clinton has generated much excitement but a sad lack of critical reflection. While it’s to be applauded that Wash. U.

Tom Eyers | Post-Doctoral Fellow

Taking an initiative

A few weeks ago, I wrote an article about the uproar over the shortage of Macklemore tickets and asked why this was the only thing Wash. U. was capable of getting mad about. Despite an incredibly intelligent and passionate student body, Wash. U. seemed to me to be incapable of organizing and uniting.

| Staff Columnist

Editorial Cartoon (4/11): Colbear Nation

Alex Berger | Student Life

Saint Louis Bread Co. offers model for profitable charity

At Friday evening’s opening plenary session for the 2013 Clinton Global Initiative University conference, fashion mogul and HIV/AIDS awareness activist Kenneth Cole spoke of the need to fuse business and public service into one mission.

Bill Clinton and Stephen Colbert address social justice in CGI U closing plenary session

In a closed Clinton Global Initiative University session Saturday afternoon, Comedy Central personality Stephen Colbert interviewed former President Bill Clinton before both fielded questions from the audience. While details on the interview portion of the event cannot be released until it airs on Comedy Central Monday at 10:30 p.m.

Clinton discusses importance of STEM education

Former President Bill Clinton discussed the importance of educating students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics-related fields Sunday during the closing Clinton Global Initiative University service event at Gateway STEM High School. “So here we are, in this outpost of opportunity, right in the heart of America, right in the heart of St.

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@PrezBillyJeff and Colbert address taboo topics, social justice

@PrezBillyJeff posted his first tweet Saturday using a Twitter account made for him by comedian/talk show host Stephen Colbert. The Twitter account with profile “I am President William Jefferson Billy Jeff Rodham Clinton. Stephen Colbert is my BFF.” gained just fewer than 300 followers Saturday during an interview that will be aired on Comedy Central […]

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Make sure to ‘refresh’ the page for new tweets and follow @studlife for more information. Check out our ongoing coverage with the following articles: CGI U Opening Plenary Tickets Limited CGI U Security to Have Limited Effect on Campus Colbert Among Celebrities to Speak at CGI U [minitwitter query=”CGIU” limit=10]

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Sophomore trio reaches CGI U semifinals

What began as a conversation between freshman floormates could soon become the recipient of a donation from the Clinton Global Initiative.

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