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SU Treasury reallocates fall WILD funding, increasing spring WILD budget to unprecedented $340,000

The new budget was $145,000 higher than the amount initially allocated for the spring event.

| Senior News Editor

SPB to split next year’s WILD budget in search of bigger talent

In a move aimed at bringing a more famous headliner to campus, Student Union’s Social Programming Board will differentiate funding for WILD between the two semesters, producing one “small WILD” and one “big WILD” during the 2020-2021 academic year.

| Senior Editor

Students react to fall WILD lineup

Reactions about the fall WILD announcement were varied. In conjunction with the Chancellor Andrew Martin’s inauguration festivities, the Social Programming Board announced A$AP Ferg as the fall WILD headliner, Oct. 3.

| Senior Editor

WILD B·I·N·G·O

WILD responsibly!

Lee’s list of four things to do instead of WILD

It’s that time of year again, time to get WILD! That’s right, head on down to Brookings Quadrangle to hear the legendary Carly Rae Jepsen this Friday—Wait, what? You’re not going to WILD? That’s understandable.

Lee Whitehead | Contributing Writer

Vic Mensa cancels WILD performance, Tinashe booked as replacement

Tinashe will perform at fall WILD in place of previously-announced opener Vic Mensa, Social Programming Board released in a statement Sept. 26.

Aiden Blinn | News Editor

Fall WILD 2018 talent survey released; features all-female headlining artists

Washington University’s Social Programming Board released its fall WILD 2018 talent survey—featuring an all-female headlining selection—through its social media accounts Sunday.

Emma Baker | News Editor

Op-ed submission: Statement from black leadership on WILD

For these reasons, the Sept. 14 announcement that Lil Dicky, the San Francisco-based white rapper, would be headlining fall WILD was deeply disappointing and troubling. Blatantly put, Lil Dicky is problematic under the guise of a satirical millennial rapper.

Black leaders and SU Senators

Stop shouting into the void, attend the SU debate

Washington University students are beginning to realize the power SU has over their day-to-day experience and how they’ve relinquished their voices in the matter. Come this Friday, the student body has their chance to make their voice heard again by coming to the SU debates and making candidates answer the hard questions.

SU, SPB members express concern about WILD cancellation

Questions of transparency continue to dog Student Union Executive Officers in the wake of the governing body’s decision to cancel next fall’s WILD, with critics suggesting that Exec might be setting a precedent for long-lasting changes to the semesterly concert without first seeking student input.

| Senior Editor

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