2017-2018 general budget passed by Senate and Treasury
Student Union allocated almost $3.5 million Sunday night, funding two WILDs, nixing a Social Programming Board’s proposed welcome week concert and doubling the Trending Topics budget following daylong Saturday and Sunday joint sessions of Treasury and Senate.
Staff editorial: Budget prioritizes student experience, hurt by apathy
Despite standing for nearly 16 hours, senior and Vice President of Finance Vikram Biswas has finalized and balanced Student Union’s 2017-2018 budget, which includes a 100 percent increase in Trending Topics funding and the return of two WILDs. Our editorial board commends SU for increasing their focus on enriching the student experience inside and outside of the classroom.
Letter to the Editor
Letter to the Editor: Programming for the students
In response to your piece from last Thursday’s edition of Student Life, we want to capture this moment to increase transparency about our organization. While we appreciate your feedback and suggestions, Social Programming Board believes that many of the expressed concerns are mitigated by a better understanding of our processes.
Women’s basketball sweeps road games, sets up UAA title showdown
After earning a pair of road victories this weekend, the No. 7 Washington University women’s basketball team now have a chance to claim the greatest regular-season prize: the UAA title and an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament.
The evolution of ‘Orientalism’ with professor Joseph Massad
Professor Joseph Massad of Columbia University, a veteran in the field of modern Arab politics, gave a lecture this past Thursday titled “Between Islamophobia and Homophobia: Gender, Sexuality, and Liberal Engagements with Islam,” which was well-attended by students and faculty.