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St. Louis startup Noonlight to partner with Tinder, Match

Safety features designed by St. Louis tech startup Noonlight will now be incorporated into dating apps through a new partnership with Match Group, a major online dating company.

| News Editor

Features of fall: Sports staff’s picks for game of the weekend

The fall sports season is in full swing, with a number of electric matchups each day, from MLB to the NFL to NCAA football to Washington University sports. We asked our writers what games they expect to be the most exciting this weekend as Wash. U. students search for a respite from the weekly grind.

Sports Staff

Balancing photojournalistic rights and responsibility at Mizzou

In light of recent altercations between journalists and community members at Mizzou working to protect protesters, Student Life finds it necessary to address the differences between the rights of photojournalists and our ethical responsibilities.

What you need to know about the events at Mizzou

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: If you don’t understand what’s going on at Mizzou—or why so many of your classmates are posting Facebook statuses about standing in solidarity with Mizzou students—you’re not alone. Don’t know where to begin? Here are some of the basics.

| Managing Editor

Who the anti-PC argument actually hurts

It seems time we set some things straight. Being “PC” is not the same thing as infringing people’s right to free speech. Furthermore, it’s not nitpicky political correctness to criticize overtly racist acts like dressing in blackface, yelling the n-word at a group of black students or drawing a swastika in feces on a dorm.

Sean Lundergan | Contributing Writer

Understanding in the wake of Yale and Mizzou

A few careful considerations may be in order in the wake of recent protests at Yale and the University of Missouri (Mizzou).

| Contributing Writer

Stand with Planned Parenthood not only in St. Louis, but in Missouri

There are 13 Planned Parenthood clinics scattered throughout the state of Missouri. Of these 13, only two offer the full suite of reproductive care services—that is, they are licensed and equipped to terminate pregnancies. One of these clinics is in Columbia, a town that sits squarely in the middle of the state, about two hours west via Highway 70.

Behind the nameplate of WU’s new vice chancellor for students

When she isn’t spending time with her eight grandchildren, traveling with her husband, or hosting dinners for Danforth Scholars at her home, Sharon Stahl is running the First Year Center and helping to lead the College of Arts & Sciences at Washington University.

| News Editor

Bears face tough competition at Show-Me Showdown

The Washington University swimming and diving teams squared off against some of the best talent in the state this past weekend. In the annual Show-Me Showdown on Oct. 8, hosted by the University of Missouri on Oct. 8, the Bears faced six other in-state teams. “It is a very competitive meet,” head coach Brad Shively said.

Take the blame

You wake up on the floor of your room after a long night of partying. Your hair is a mess, your pajamas are on backwards (assuming you’ve got them on), and you’re pretty sure that that nasty odor is not only coming from you, but it also smells like vomit. You can barely remember the events of the previous evening, but no big deal, right?

| Staff Columnist

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