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‘The vital interests of the University’: When Chancellor Wrighton makes a statement on an issue and why, explained

In the fall 2017 semester alone, the Chancellor made statements addressing the Stockley decision, the Charlottesville, Va. protests, the impact of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma and President Donald Trump’s proposed repeal of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. In order to better understand the Chancellor’s statements, here are the answers to three questions about the increase in communication.

Danielle Drake-Flam, Sam Seekings and Oliva Szymanski | News Editors

SU Senators urge President Trump and Attorney General Sessions to protect DACA

President Trump and Attorney General Sessions,

We strongly urge you to reverse your decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

Student Union Senators

Wrighton responds to Trump rescinding of DACA

President Donald Trump formally rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program Tuesday. Chancellor Mark Wrighton responded in a letter to the student body.

Chalaun Lomax and Danielle Drake-Flam | News Editors

Trump announces ban on transgender individuals from serving in military, WU community reacts

President Donald Trump announced that the United States will not permit individuals who identify as transgender to serve in the military — in a decision that will not impact University policy — Wednesday.

| Senior News Editor

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

Architecture Dean denounces Trump’s proposed budget cuts

The American Collegiate Schools of Architecture, led by Washington University College of Architecture Dean Bruce Lindsey, voiced its disapproval of President Trump’s proposed budget, which includes cuts to several art programs, April 7.

Bailey Winston | Staff Reporter

WU faculty envision healthcare under Trump administration

Alpha Epsilon Delta, Washington University’s pre-health honor society, hosted a panel to discuss what further steps might be taken by President Donald Trump’s administration in reforming the existing healthcare system April 10.

Bailey Winston | Staff Reporter

Letter to the Editor

The Donald Trump administration’s denial of climate change, gutting of the Environmental Protection Agency and intent to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement is threatening to us as students, faculty and alumni.

Ryan Kennerknecht | Brown School of Social Work Class of 2018

Who asked for a TV show about the 2016 elections? And other concerns

Last month, Ryan Murphy announced that the upcoming season of the television anthology “American Horror Story” will be election-themed. That is, this time around the horror will be about the 2016 United States presidential election. The news came less than a month after Donald Trump took office.

| Film Editor

Former governor Romney discusses state of nation, policy preferences

Former Massachusetts Governor and 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney spoke about the future of the United States, his experience in the public and private sectors and his personal political views to a packed crowd at Graham Chapel Monday.

| Senior News Editor

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