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WU’s ‘Africa Initiative’ sets goals for upcoming year, discusses progress

Washington University’s Africa Initiative speakers shared their goals going forward and discussed the progress made since its inception a year ago in its first meeting April 23.

Noah Slaughter | Staff Reporter

Chancellor Mark Wrighton moves out of Harbison House

Washington University Chancellor Mark Wrighton said goodbye to Harbison House, the official Chancellor’s residence, after 24 years in the Forsyth Boulevard home, Feb. 26.

Jaden Satenstein | Senior Editor

Chancellor Wrighton named campaign chairman of Better Together

Chancellor Wrighton will be the campaign chairman of an effort to merge St. Louis County and the City of St. Louis into one metro city as proposed by Better Together, a nonprofit organization.

| Senior News Editor

Fossil Free WashU rallies for divestment

Members of Fossil Free WashU rallied to protest against Washington University’s decision to not divest from fossil fuel companies, asking the administration to reconsider their policy March 30.

| Senior News Editor

Alumni support for fossil fuel divestment

We are alumni who all worked against fossil fuel interests at Wash. U., and we support the work of Fossil Free WashU to divest our endowment from fossil fuels.

Harry Alper, Arielle Klagsbrun, Molly Gott, Rachel Goldstein | Classes of 2011, 2012, 2014

Wrighton ‘disappointed’ by Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Agreement

On behalf of Washington University, Chancellor Mark Wrighton released a statement denouncing President Donald Trump’s June 1 decision to withdraw the United States from the 2015 Paris Agreement regarding climate change yesterday.

| News Editor

University’s messages opposing ban good start, needs consistency

Chancellor Mark Wrighton, rarely one for political gestures, sent an email out to our community expressing his personal opposition to what is now being called the “Muslim ban” and clarified a Washington University statement of principles.

Chancellor releases statement of principles

Chancellor Mark Wrighton adopted a formal statement of principles Wednesday to reaffirm statements released regarding the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals program and the executive order signed by President Donald Trump that restricted immigration from certain countries into the United States.

| Senior News Editor

Chancellor condemns executive order, students demand further action

Chancellor Mark Wrighton called for the withdrawal of an executive order signed by President Donald Trump in an email sent to the Washington University community early Sunday evening.

| Senior Editor

Student petition calls for University divestment from fossil fuels

Fossil Free WashU, the Washington University chapter of a national Fossil Free movement, is calling for the University to divest from fossil fuels through an online petition launched last week.

| Contributing Reporter

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