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Students Pitch Plans for Future of Railway Exchange Building

Some of the best and brightest visionaries from the Fox School of Design at Washington University have unveiled their ideas for what the future of the 1.2 million square foot Railway Exchange Building should look like.

12/11/2014

Students stage a "die in" at Washington University to draw attention to police abuse on December 1, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri. The "die in" was part a nationwide protest calling for workers to walk off their jobs and students to walk out of their classes to call attention to the perceived miscarriage of justice sparked by the August 9th death of Michael Brown in nearby Ferguson, Missouri.   Brown, an 18-year-old black man, was killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Walkouts Staged To Support Ferguson Protests

Some took place on local college campuses, including Washington University

12/01/2014

US pop Star Madonna poses with  Malawi's president Professor Peter Mutharika prior to their meeting at Kamuzu Palace in the Capital Lilongwe, on November 28, 2014. Madonna jetted into the Southern Africa Country on Wednesday, November 26, 2014. (AMOS GUMULIRA/AFP/Getty Images)

Madonna Visits Former St. Louisan Mutharika

Longtime Washington University professor is now president of Malawi.

11/28/2014

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Charlie Brennan – Monday, November 10 – Ventriloquist/Comedian Jeff Dunham; St. Louis Att’y Al Watkins

Charlie talks with Ventriloquist/Stand-Up Comedian Jeff Dunham about the premiere of his new one-hour Comedy Central Special; and Charlie and Debbie talk with STL Att’y Al Watkins who is representing the family of South Korean Washington University Student Yongsang Soh.

11/11/2014

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Settlement Sought in Washington University Death

Family members of a Washington University student who fell to his death from a balcony say they believe the school is partly responsible for his death.

11/10/2014

FERGUSON, MO - OCTOBER 22:  Police face off with demonstrators as protests continue in the wake of 18-year-old Michael Brown's death on October 22, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Several days of civil unrest followed the August 9 shooting death of Brown by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson. Today's protest was scheduled to coincide with a day of action planned to take place nationwide to draw attention to police brutality.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Expert: ‘LA Riots with Rodney King is What Should Be Expected to Happen in Ferguson’

Many expect that if Wilson is not indicted, the worst situation that could unfold in Ferguson could be similar to the 1992 Los Angeles riots that happened after Los Angeles police officers were acquitted in a trial regarding a videotaped police beating of Rodney King.

11/03/2014

Curators and radiologists examine the mummy of Pet-Menekh on Sunday, Oct. 12, at the Center for Advanced Medicine on the Washington University Medical Center campus in St. Louis. From left are Lisa Çakmak, assistant curator of ancient art at Saint Louis Art Museum; Karen Butler, assistant curator of Washington University's Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum; Dr. Sanjeev Bhalla, professor of radiology and chief of cardiothoracic imaging at Washington University School of Medicine; and Dr. Vincent Mellnick, a Washington University radiologist. Pet-Menekh was scanned in a computerized tomography (CT) scanner at the medical center. Pet-Menekh, a male believed to have lived during the 4th or 3rd century B.C., belongs to the Kemper Art Museum but is on permanent loan to the Saint Louis Art Museum. The mummy was one of three mummies scanned at the medical center Sunday. (Robert Boston)

St. Louis Art Museum’s Mummies Get CT Scans

Three Egyptian mummies – dating back to between 300 and 1300 BC – received CT scans from Washington University radiologists.

10/14/2014

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Campus Sexual Assault: Why Victims Stay Silent

Victims are confused about who is really in authority and able to take action.

10/07/2014

Researchers found providing cost-free long-term contraceptives reduced teen pregnancies among sexually active users. (Photo by NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images)

STUDY: Free Birth Control Implants Slash Teen Pregnancy Rates

Researchers found providing cost-free long-term contraceptives reduced teen pregnancies among sexually active users.

10/02/2014

Macy's in downtown St. Louis, the old Famous and Barr store on its last day.

Wash U Design Studio to Tackle Railway Exchange Building

The massive Railway Exchange building has been empty since Macy’s closed last year.

09/29/2014

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