is the independent student-run newspaper of Washington University in St. Louis
. It was founded in 1878 and incorporated in 1999. It is published by the Washington University Student Media, Inc. and is not subject to the approval of the University administration, thus making it the independent student voice.
Student Life comes out every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and it publishes special orientation and commencement issues, as well as an April Fool's Day
issue called Student Libel and an issue centered around sex
for Valentine's Day
. "StudLife", as it is nicknamed by students, has won the National Pacemaker Award
twice, most recently in 2009; the Pacemaker is awarded to recognize the best college newspapers in the country.
is the largest section in Student Life
, appearing in each issue. This section reports on events pertaining to the Wash. U. community, St. Louis news, and national news.
also appears in each issue and consists of columns written by the regular Forum editors and staff columnists. Contributions are also accepted from the University community. Forum also publishes a staff editorial written by the newspaper's Editorial Board. The Editorial Board is led by the Senior Forum Editor, and it consists of the Forum Editors, Editor-in-Chief, Managing Editor(s) and Senior Editors. Letters to the Editor and Editorial Cartoons are also published in Forum.
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