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Free Speech and Decorum on Campus

Free Speech and Decorum on Campus

BY LAUREN FINE AND KEVIN DEUTSCH We are troubled by the student reaction and university response to the Halloween photo of students dressed up as the Seal Team Six and Osama bin Laden. First and foremost, as members of the Washington University community, we are always upset when others in […]

 
 

The Facebook Saga

Facebook hasn’t had the happiest time of it recently. What’s recent is, of course, subjective, as the internet giant went public in one of the biggest IPO’s in history on May 17th, just under two weeks ago. Initially valued at $38 a share, it has since dropped to just under […]

 
 

An Appeal from the People of Homs, Syria

An Appeal from the People of Homs, Syria

Obituaries of fallen Syrians in Homs.   On Tuesday, two Syrian activists working closely with those in the Red Crescent (Red Cross equivalent) and a Syrian-American student from the besieged city of Homs riveted a crowd of seventy five people for one hour through a three-way video call. Skirting severe […]