civil rights movement

Celebrating Josephine Baker, a disrupter of ‘conventions and boundaries’

St. Louis-born Josephine Baker was the first woman of color to be entombed in France’s Panthéon for her work in the French Resistance during World War II. Chancellor Andrew Martin, Mayor Tishaura Jones and others took part in a Nov. 30 event to celebrate her life and legacy.

| Senior Scene Editor

WU honors MLK Day with 33rd annual keynote

Hundreds of people filled Graham Chapel for Washington University’s 33rd annual commemoration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

| News Editor

TEDxWUSTL carries on ‘Momentum’ with powerful speaker event

Although Chancellor Andrew Martin’s inauguration ceremony occurred on Thursday, Oct. 3, that didn’t stop the Washington University community from continuing to celebrate the momentous occasion. Students took the lead on Friday, with TEDxWUSTL hosting a speaker event sharing the inauguration theme: Momentum.

| Senior Scene Editor

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