Tishaura Jones

Celebrating Josephine Baker, a disrupter of ‘conventions and boundaries’

St. Louis-born Josephine Baker was the first woman of color to be entombed in France’s Panthéon for her work in the French Resistance during World War II. Chancellor Andrew Martin, Mayor Tishaura Jones and others took part in a Nov. 30 event to celebrate her life and legacy.

| Senior Scene Editor

Mayor Jones critiques Democratic messaging and calls on WU to do more for St. Louis during visit to campus

The event, Jones’ first on campus since becoming mayor in April, was organized by the College Democrats, the Roosevelt Network and the Pre-Law Society.

| Staff Reporter

What to expect when you’re electing

Moving away for college brings many challenges, one of which is relearning local politics. From mayors to senators, here’s your basic guide to the politicians near the Washington University bubble.

| Contributing Writer

WU faculty, activists hopeful for change after Tishaura Jones inaugurated St. Louis mayor

Her plans range from criminal justice reforms to a more holistic approach to public health, impressing a variety of campus observers.

| Staff Reporter

WU students participate in St. Louis city mayoral primary through voting and advocacy

Engagement of eligible voters in the St. Louis City mayoral primary was just 22.12%, with 44,538 people casting 69,607 votes using the new “approval voting” system, March 2.

| Staff Reporter

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