One of St. Louis’s most popular local lunch destinations has a new business model. At one St. Louis Bread Co. in Clayton, customers now take as much as they need and pay what they can afford. The bakery, which is known nationally as Panera and specializes in pastries, coffee and salads, is offering all items […]
Since coming to the Washington University campus in October 2009, the Right Side of History (RSOH) equal rights movement has become a powerful force for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community, both locally and nationally.
After months of searching, Washington University has found a new assistant director for community health and sexual assault services, Kim Webb. She will assume the position in June.
The senior class has spoken. The 2011 Senior Class Council will consist of Alex Kiles as president, Megan De Villiers as internal vice president, Stephan Bailey as external vice president, Jordan Aibel as treasurer and Christina Mosher as secretary. De Villiers, Bailey, Aibel and Mosher all ran on the CROSSROADS slate, but there were no candidates for the office of the president.
Each year, approximately 75 athletes between the ages of 13 and 25 years old die due to a heart related cause. Most of these athletes die suddenly during or after exercising. Dr. Keith Mankowitz, the Director of the Athletes Prevention Program at Washington University, is working to stop these deaths. Mankowitz, who is a cardiologist by training, has started a campaign to inform St.
Olin Business Council voted to endorse Morgan DeBaun’s [open] slate on Wednesday in the first debate of the two Executive Slates. The Council deliberated on whether to endorse candidates individually or an entire slate, but ultimately decided to endorse the entire slate due to time constraints. DeBaun is a sophomore in the business school. The debate was the first between the two slates.
A new green initiative called the Student Sustainability Fund is on the ballot for the upcoming Student Union elections. Ellie Cooper, Emily Averna and Rachel Zemke, three sophomores in the College of Arts & Sciences, are the sponsors of the initiative, which seeks to dole out $11,900 each year for the next two years to students seeking funding for their projects dedicated to inspiring sustainability on campus.
While in Haiti conducting research, Washington University Assistant Professor of Social Work Lora Iannotti was caught in the earthquake that left an estimated 200,000 people dead.In addition to working with Meds and Foods for Kids, Iannotti was also working with the Children’s Nutritional Program of Haiti to find preventative measures for malnutrition, particularly for children under the age of 5. Her team was stationed in Leogane, Haiti, which was closer to the epicenter of the earthquake than the capital, Port-au-Prince.
The federal government has allocated $100 billion to the education sector to stem massive education cuts by states and fund programs for special education, low-income students and early childhood initiatives. Missouri has received $141 million for its education systems. Mark Stockwell, chief financial officer of the Clayton school district, said that Clayton’s high property value […]
Carl Phillips, an English and African-American studies professor at Washington University, has been selected as a finalist for the National Book Award for his work, “Speak Low,” published in 2009. He has received two prior nominations for the award and progressed to the level of finalist, for “From the Devotions” and “The Rest of Love: Poems,” for which Phillips also won the Theodore Roethke Memorial Foundation Poetry Prize and the Thom Gunn Award for Gay Male Poetry.