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Clean our Green: WU senior sets out to complete mammoth park clean-up project

While the Wash. U. environment has a dedicated team behind it, most smaller parks in St. Louis do not.

| Staff Writer

Businesses on Delmar Loop adapt to changing landscape; WU community helps keep doors open

The spread of COVID-19 and frequently changing guidelines have contributed to the difficulties that small businesses on the Delmar Loop have grappled with over the past year.

| News Editor

Parents, students call for increased COVID-19 testing and transparency in spring semester

With Washington University’s COVID-19 testing policies remaining largely unchanged from the fall semester, parents and students have called for more frequent COVID-19 testing and increased transparency for the spring semester.

Orli Sheffey | News Editor

New working group seeks to facilitate student-neighborhood partnerships

Senior Sophie Scott has worked with junior Anne He to start a working group dedicated to creating a lasting system for those connections between University student groups and St. Louis community organizations that could use their skills or services.

| Associate Editor

Breaking outside of the WU bubble: Senior creates tutoring program to support St. Louis area students during the pandemic

For many public school families in the greater St. Louis area, the announcement that learning would transition into a mostly online format was met with a mixed response. On one hand, a seemingly never-ending pandemic deserves a socially distanced approach. On the other hand, students, especially younger children, were expected to break all sorts of […]

| Staff Writer

Editor’s Note Episode 5: Students hit the polls

In this week’s podcast, multimedia editor Jaden Satenstein speaks with two StudLife editors about voter engagement and attitudes toward the election on campus.

| Multimedia Editor

WU students use new streamlined process to cast votes at the Athletic Complex, as Republicans maintain hold on Missouri

A streamlined voting process enabled a smooth Election Day for on-campus Washington University undergraduate voters, as Republicans swept Missouri’s elections and won a swing House district just west of the University.

and | Senior News Editors

University COVID alert level increases to orange as St. Louis sees an uptick in cases; campus infection rate remains low

The Danforth campus COVID-19 dashboard alert level returned to orange, or high alert this week. The high alert indicates that few on-campus activities will occur, and students and faculty should proceed with a high degree of caution.

Elizabeth Phelan | Staff Reporter

‘Wash. U. students just don’t come’: St. Louis activists urge increased engagement from WU students

Young organizers, activists and allies gathered at the steps of City Hall for a People’s Press Conference to demand the resignation of Mayor Lyda Krewson, Oct. 17. The conference was a direct action event packed with political theater and community building hosted by Sunrise STL and joined by Occupy City Hall STL, STL Reentry Collective […]

Sabrina Sayed | Staff Reporter

‘Out of the classroom, into the streets’: WUGWU joins with other local organizations in call to change police contract

Chants of “No justice, no peace, no racist police,” could be heard last Thursday afternoon during a march led by the WashU Undergraduate & Graduate Workers Union calling for changes to the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department’s collective bargaining process.

Julia Robbins | Staff Reporter

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