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Take Back the Night: Unimaginable power contained in simple words

Tonight at 6 p.m. in Graham Chapel, Leaders in Interpersonal Violence Education (LIVE), Sexual Harassment and Rape Anonymous Helpline (SARAH), and Student Union are hosting their annual Take Back the Night event.

| Senior Scene Editor

Actress and political activist Diane Guerrero addresses immigration reform

Colombian actress and political activist, Diane Guerrero—known for her roles as Maritza Ramos in “Orange is the New Black” and Lina on “Jane the Virgin”—spoke to students about immigration reform in Graham Chapel Tuesday evening.

| Senior News Editor

SU elects leadership, sees drop in voter turnout

Student Union announced results of its spring election Wednesday, with drops in both the number of candidates and voter turnout reflecting decreased student engagement with SU.

Emma Baker | News Editor

Staff ed: Student Life endorses Scales, Kish for SU exec

The fact that the race for president is the only truly competitive one represents the reckoning SU currently faces: People simply don’t want to join.

SU adjusts candidate standards, rules before spring election

Student Union revised election rules to raise candidate conduct and academic standards, while also working to remove ambiguity from the campaign rulebook.

Jessica Bigley | Contributing Reporter

Student Union chops nearly $650,000 from general budget requests

SU Vice President of Finance and senior Iliana Ragnone supplemented Senate and Treasury’s suggested cuts of around $436,000 with her own cuts of about $208,000, balancing the budget at $3,328,918.20.

| News Editor

Student Union to deregister inactive student groups Feb. 21

Student Union will deregister inactive student groups—a process which occurs every other year—Feb. 21.

| Senior News Editor

SU, LIVE relaunch It’s On Us program, prioritize change in campus culture

Student Union and Leaders in Interpersonal Violence Education relaunched the It’s On Us program Feb. 13, with an emphasis on addressing the culture of sexual violence on the Washington University campus.

| News Editor

Student Union senators implement personal projects to increase accountability

All Student Union senators will undertake individual projects this semester as part of SU’s initiative to ensure accountability.

Dorian DeBose | Contributing Reporter

Author, journalist Masha Gessen discusses Russian politics in Graham Chapel

Russian-American author and journalist Masha Gessen spoke at Graham Chapel about her most recent book, “The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia,” as part of the Student Union Trending Topics lecture series Friday.

| Contributing Reporter

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