student life

Q&A with the incoming Editors-in-Chief

Student Life sat down with the incoming Editors-in-Chiefs to talk briefly about their thoughts on journalism and their goals for the upcoming year. Nina Giraldo (NG) formerly served as Senior News Editor and Avi Holzman (AH) formerly served as Managing News Editor. Their tenure started on April 1.

| Editor-in-Chief 2022-23

Olivia Poolos and Clara Richards named 2023-2024 Student Life co-editors-in-chief

The Washington University Student Media Inc. (WUSMI) board of directors named juniors Olivia (Via) Poolos and Clara Richards as next year’s Student Life co-editors-in-chief (EIC).

| Senior News Editor

Letter from the Editor on “MO Attorney General investigating Transgender Center at WUSM”

Student Life will continue to cover issues that affect University and St. Louis community members’ daily lives, while recognizing the importance of reevaluating how we cover sensitive topics.

| Editor-in-Chief

Letter to the Editor: Student Life’s “neutrality” is harming students

Transphobia has been an issue in StudLife’s publishing for some time, and it’s time to address it.

| Class of 2026

Letter to the Editor: Student Life again fails to condemn transphobia

It is the job of a newspaper — a reputable one, at least — to help its readers see past the lies and find the truth. Last week, Student Life failed to serve this purpose. 

and | Former Student Life Managing Editors

Editor’s Note Episode 1: The story of a newsroom

As college campuses grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, student journalists are facing the story of a lifetime. In this new weekly podcast, Multimedia Editor Jaden Satenstein breaks down Student Life’s biggest stories with the reporters and editors who produced them.

| Multimedia Editor

Op-Ed: Danforth to SL editors: ‘Keep publishing’

In the fall of 1985, the fate of Student Life (SL) was in the hands of Danforth.

James T. Madore | Class of 1987, Former Student Life Co-Editor-in-Chief

Emma Baker named Student Life editor-in-chief for 2020-2021 year

Junior Emma Baker was named the Student Life editor-in-chief for the 2020-2021 year by the Washington University Student Media Inc. board of directors at their annual banquet Saturday, Feb. 17.

| Senior Editor

Student Life wins 18 Missouri college newspaper awards

Student Life, Washington University’s independent student newspaper, won 18 awards in the 2018 Missouri College Media Association newspaper contest, which honors excellence in Missouri collegiate journalism published in 2018.

and | Senior News Editors

Sam Seekings named next Student Life editor-in-chief

Sam Seekings, a junior from Oshkosh, Wis., has been named the next editor-in-chief of Student Life for the 2018-2019 academic year.

| Senior News Editor

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