A sports fan’s guide to election night

Senior sports editor Josh Shapiro has developed a (satirical) guide for sports fans on election night.

Josh Shapiro | Senior Sports Editor

Treasury chooses Trending Topics Speakers

Student Union has selected five guest speakers for its 2018-2019 Trending Topics series after narrowing down a list of 21 candidates Sunday.

Aiden Blinn | 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.

CNN’s #MyVote panelists discuss social media, politics

A trio of CNN digital media reporters discussed how political reporting—and politics itself—have changed due to social media.

| News Editor

Varsity Band performs on national news networks’ debate coverage

Although fall WILD concert was canceled, in part due to Washington University hosting a presidential debate on campus, undergraduates were still involved musically in the fall semester’s biggest event.

Hanusia Higgins | Staff Writer

Butting heads: Two CNN reporters talk with a student journalist

Political commentators Angela Rye and Kayleigh McEnany often appear on CNN to discuss their support for presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, respectively. Student Life spoke with them about their experiences at Washington University and any messages they may have for students.

Michael Iannaconi | Contributing Reporter

On burning and silence

In CNN’s version of Ferguson, fires erupted and glass windows shattered as tear gas clouds overtook protesters, leaving them crying and gasping for breath. All the while, news anchors yammered on about the situation to one another, running for cover when the riot police got near.

June Jennings | Contributing Writer

Students, faculty respond to CNN hire of local Tea Partier

University students and faculty are divided over the impact of CNN’s controversial decision to hire local Tea Partier, Dana Loesch, as their new correspondent. Loesch, co-founder of the St. Louis Tea Party, was hired this month to be the channel’s Tea Party expert for the 2012 election.

| Staff Reporter

Little lost penguins

About 8:30 a.m. yesterday I made the mistake of looking at the news before heading off to my calculus class.

| Staff Columnist

CNN instead of commercials

I’ve often wished Washington University had Division I athletics, but not for the athletics themselves.

| Staff Columnist

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