Student Life wins 23 Missouri college newspaper awards

Student Life, the independent newspaper of Washington University, won 23 awards in the Missouri College Media Association 2013 Newspaper contest, the Missouri Press Association recently announced.

DUC renovations begin March 19

A three-phase construction project will bring the Gephardt Institute for Public Service into the Danforth University Center (DUC) and consolidate student media groups on campus. The Gephardt Institute and key student media — including Student Life, WUTV and KWUR 90.3 FM — will be grouped on the center’s third floor adjacent to the DUC Recording Studio. Construction begins March 19.

Former New York Times managing editor Gerald Boyd to address journalism’s challenges

Gerald Boyd, former managing editor of The New York Times, will deliver the Greg Freeman Legacy Lecture at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21 in Graham Chapel at Washington University. The talk is free and open to the public. Graham Chapel is located just north of Mallinckrodt Center (6445 Forsyth) on the University’s main campus. Boyd’s talk is titled “Journalism 2003: Meeting Challenges from Race to Credibility.”

Journalists back watchdog role despite 9-11

The terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, changed the rules of war, but they also changed media coverage of war and politics, several prominent journalists concluded at a panel discussion Saturday celebrating the 125th anniversary of Student Life, Washington University’s campus newspaper.

Student Life alumni celebrate 125 years of publishing

Student Life, the 125 year-old independent student newspaper of Washington University in St. Louis, will be celebrating that milestone with a reunion Sept. 12-14. Expected to attend and speak are former Student Life writers Michael Isikoff (A&S ’74), investigative reporter for Newsweek magazine who broke the Monica Lewinsky story in 1998; Ken Cooper (A&S ’77), national editor for The Boston Globe; and Mike Peters (A&S ’65), creator of the “Mother Goose and Grimm” comic strip.