After nearly an hour of passionate debate Tuesday night, Student Union Treasury voted to approve a $35,000 emergency appeal to bring Republican political strategist Karl Rove to campus.
Rove is set to speak on campus on Nov. 3, the eve of the presidential election, about his experiences as the architect of President Bush’s 2000 and 2004 campaigns.
After much anticipation, the Danforth University Center-a $34 million undertaking-will open as scheduled on August 11. The tenants of this three-story 116,000 square foot gothic styled building will begin moving in on July 14, with the move being completed on July 21 and 28.
A member of George Clinton and the Parliament-Funkadelic performs during Spring W.I.L.D., which occurred on Friday, April 25 after a weather delay and in the face of pouring rain and severe thunderstorms. George Clinton and the Parliament-Funkadelic headlined, with Under the Influence of Giants and Will Hoge also performing.
With just minutes left before the meeting was set to adjourn, the Student Union Senate and Treasury approved the general budget for the 2008-2009 academic year in a joint session yesterday afternoon.
In its final form, the approved budget was almost identical to the proposed budget with a few exceptions, including the move of $1,666.
The move into Seigle Hall, which will house the School of Law and the three social science departments in the College of Arts & Sciences, is now officially underway.
Although workers are still completing some finishing touches such as light installations and wood trimming, the College of Arts & Sciences will begin moving into the south side of the building mid-May.
At 12:38 yesterday morning, St. Louis felt the trembles of 4.0-magnitude earthquake, one of at least five small aftershocks of Friday’s earthquake. According to the U.S Geological Survey National Earthquake Information Center, yesterday’s earthquake occurred near Mount Carmel, Illinois, 131 miles from St. Louis.
As students slept Friday morning, a 5.2 magnitude earthquake rumbled through Washington University and the Midwest, shaking a community rarely affected by such occurrences.
Despite the numerous construction sites on campus, Assistant to the Chancellor Rob Wild said that the University sustained no damage.
Five groups, or approximately 20 students, opted to take advantage of Residential Life’s new gender-neutral housing option in its inaugural year.
In February 2007, Student Union (SU) passed a resolution urging the Office of Residential Life (ResLife) to create gender-neutral housing.
In anticipation of the expansive construction projects on the South 40 that are set to begin this summer, there will be an open student forum with administrators tomorrow at 7 p.m. in the Gregg Classroom on the South 40.
Justin Carroll, dean of students, and Matt Malten, assistant vice chancellor for sustainability, will be at the forum to inform students about the upcoming plans and listen to students’ feedback and suggestions.
Building off an election season with the highest youth participation rate in recent history, the College Democrats hope to further political discussion among students by bringing political analyst and CNN commentator Paul Begala to campus tonight at 6 p.m.