Coming home: Washington University’s 15th chancellor

Chancellor Andrew Martin will be inaugurated as the 15th chancellor of Washington University today, Oct. 4. For Martin, however, he’s just coming home.

| Editor-in-Chief

Martin’s promises from the past year, examined

As Andrew Martin is formally inaugurated as the 15th Chancellor of Washington University this week, Student Life is examining the statements he has made about his goals and promises for his administration. Foremost among these goals is boosting socioeconomic diversity and solidifying the role of free speech on campus.

Elizabeth Phelan | Staff Reporter

SU inaugurates Progress Slate

Student Union kicked off its new term with the inauguration of new officers in Holmes Lounge Wednesday night. The inauguration ceremony opened with an address by Associate Vice Chancellor for Students Jill Carnaghi as well as a brief statement by Chancellor Mark Wrighton.

Manvitha Marni | Staff Reporter

Words of hope for the President’s second term

[media-credit name="Alex Chiu" align="alignleft" width="300"][/media-credit] Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, marked the beginning of President Barack Obama’s second and final term.

| Staff Columnist

Students attend historic inauguration

Among the crowds on the National Mall this Tuesday, Washington University students were present in the nation’s capital as Barack Obama was inaugurated as president. Despite the cold weather, attendance at the inaugural ceremonies was, like the elction itself, unprecedented. About 2 million people huddled in the cold on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. […]

| Staff Reporter

Inauguration 2009: A D.C. Cinderella Story

It was to be my Cinderella night. After months of salivating over even the idea of attending one of the many inaugural balls in Washington, D.C., I finally got my invitation. And, to top it all off, I was going to the Illinois State Society Inaugural Ball, so of course I expected that Obama would […]

Erin Fults | Special to Student Life

Ain’t nothing wrong with that

I only remember the conversation because all of my Internet chats have been automatically logged. This one was with my father, and I was talking to him from Yale, where I was attending a debate camp. (You don’t get into Washington University by being cool, that’s for sure.) My dad wrote, “If you missed Barack […]

| Staff Columnist

Crowds pack DUC for Number 44

The air was electric in the Danforth University Center Tuesday morning as hundreds of students filled Tisch Commons to watch the inauguration of President Barack Obama. People began to gather as early as 9 a.m., bringing breakfast and homework to safeguard seats as inaugural proceedings unfolded. By 10:45—15 minutes before Obama took his oath of […]

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