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Biting bear cub doesn’t have rabies, won’t be euthanized, University says

Despite initial concerns that it may have infected students with rabies, the bear cub brought to campus last Sunday will not be euthanized, according to a statement released by Washington University Friday afternoon.

Seven students arrested at Students Against Peabody protest

Seven Students Against Peabody protesters have been released after being arrested at the group’s final planned protest Friday morning. The students were arrested and charged with trespassing and disturbing the peace after attempting to cross a police line blocking entrance to the Knight Center.

Student taken into custody for reportedly striking sophomores with SUV

A Washington University student who was driving a vehicle that reportedly struck two undergraduates near the Brookings steps late Sunday night was taken into custody Monday morning, the Office of Public Affairs confirmed.

UW-La Crosse’s Josh Whitman named new athletic director

After a lengthy search to find a replacement for longtime Director of Athletics John Schael, Josh Whitman has been named Washington University’s next athletic director, Provost Holden Thorp announced in a press release Wednesday. Whitman will take over the role Aug. 1.

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