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Gephardt Institute podcast offers ‘Voting 101’

“This Civic Moment,” a podcast by the Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement, explains terms and rules that new voters should know ahead of this fall’s midterm elections.

‘Why do comics get banned?’

Skye Lacerte, curator of the D.B. Dowd Modern Graphic History Library at University Libraries, writes on the “Human Ties” blog about comic books’ controversial history and censorship, ahead of a panel discussion Thursday, Sept. 22.

Benefits of time in greenspaces abound

For many reasons, try to get out and enjoy a walk in this park this fall, writes Graham Colditz of the School of Medicine.

Students ready to be back on campus

Senior Amanda Sherman is back to ambush — ahem, interview — Washington University in St. Louis students (and a WashU canine) about the new academic year.


Is privacy dead?

Is privacy dead?

In a new book, “Why Privacy Matters,” one of the world’s leading experts in privacy law, Neil Richards, the Koch Distinguished Professor in Law and co-director of the Cordell Institute for Policy in Medicine & Law, argues privacy is not dead, but up for grabs.

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Sovereign Joy

Afro-Mexican Kings and Queens, 1539-1640