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“I try to use storytelling to move the ball forward for someone”: Humans of New York founder Brandon Stanton recounts his path of success

Brandon Stanton, the creator of the massive photography-turned-journalism-turned-philanthropy project Humans of New York, visited Washington University’s campus on April 21.

| Managing Scene Editor

None of this was meant for me

Because of all of my ancestors, all of the people fighting injustice over the years, I got to be there that day—a student at a top university sitting in Graham Chapel like I belonged.

Dakotah Jennifer | Staff Writer

Staff Editorial: Graham Chapel open hours offers new space to reflect, destress

At the beginning of the semester, the Office for Religious, Spiritual and Ethical Life introduced open hours at Graham Chapel.

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

WPA recruitment adjusts process to prioritize emotional wellbeing of new members

The Women’s Panhellenic Association implemented several changes to their spring 2020 recruitment earlier this month, including lowering the registration fee, spreading out the schedule and changing the bid day process to allow for increased emotional support.

Ellie Ito | Staff Reporter

Visions Gospel Choir returns after hiatus, performs ‘Revolution’ Easter concert

After a years-long hiatus, Visions Gospel Choir has returned to campus under new leadership and with a new image. In the group’s Easter concert, titled “Revolution,” the student-run group performed for students and Washington University community members in Graham Chapel Sunday.

| Senior News Editor

Demand for Burnham exceeds Graham Chapel capacity

On Wednesday evening, musical comedian Bo Burnham delighted students able to gain admission to a full-capacity Graham Chapel with a raunchy yet introspective show.

Sam Flaster | Contributing Reporter

Slam poets face off in Graham Chapel, four advance to nationals

Eleven student poets took the stage. Four—seniors Sam Lai, Ben Tolkin and Chris Nguyen as well as sophomore Andie Berry—left as Washington University’s nominees to advance to the National Slam Poetry Competition in August after winning this year’s Grand Slam.

| Contributing Reporter

Huntsman speaks about “maximizing our democracy” through commitment to change

Former governor, ambassador to China and presidential candidate Jon Huntsman Jr. spoke in Graham Chapel Tuesday evening about his reflections on politics, the college generation and China. Huntsman spoke of the good things he is expecting from this generation, especially the ways in which he hopes it will serve the country.

| Staff Reporter

MLK celebration brings together community, calls for unity

The 27th annual Martin Luther King Jr. memorial event brought students and community members to Graham Chapel to honor the legacy of the civil rights leader by coming together and embracing diversity. The venue was filled with nearly 800 individuals Monday night for the commemoration titled “The Prophetic Voice: What Does it Call You to Do?

Talal Ahmad | Contributing Reporter

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