Alberto Farino

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Alpha Delta Phi approved for Greek housing, Castlereigh to undergo renovations

Alpha Delta Phi, Washington University’s most recently established fraternity, has been officially assigned an on-campus Greek house.

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New associate provost to focus on low-income, first-generation college students

Drawing on previous work and personal experiences, future associate provost Anthony Tillman will work with university administrators to help implement initiatives to create a more socioeconomically inclusive campus.

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DUC construction adds office, study spaces

Construction is underway in the Danforth University Center to develop a new office for the vice chancellor for students, Lori White, and to create additional study spaces available to students and the Career Center.

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Panel draws campus attention to worldwide refugee crisis

Local experts explored the U.S.’s response to the four million Syrian refugees seeking asylum globally and Missouri’s low rate of passport issuance in a panel on the global refugee crisis.

Alberto Farino | Staff Reporter

Cartoonist, ‘Fun Home’ author Alison Bechdel draws full house

Best-selling author Alison Bechdel spoke about her creative process and life’s journey through art and writing Tuesday evening, which attracted over 250 attendees.

Alberto Farino | Contributing Reporter

Zippy Burger: A decent option, but not mind-blowing

It’s the end of a long day, and I feel like eating a burger. I should note that I ate a burger about an hour ago. Does that stop me from still craving a burger? I wish the answer were yes. Unfortunately, I follow my appetite, which brings me to Zippy Burger, the new burger place located on Melville Avenue.

Alberto Farino | Staff Writer

James Merrill lives on at Olin Library special collections through symposium

The Department of Special Collections hosted a two-day symposium on the life and literary career of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet James Merrill featuring talks, readings and discussions all related to Merrill’s life and work.

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Gun violence initiative struggles due to lack of student participation

Six months after the University launched a gun violence public health initiative, project leaders held an information session to discuss how to increase undergraduate involvement in the program, which, to this point, had been lacking.

Alberto Farino | Contributing Reporter

WU clocks in at No. 15, falls in national ratings

College ranking season has arrived and Washington University is once again among the top 15 universities in the nation. The recently published U.S. News & World Report National Universities tied the University in 15th place along with Vanderbilt University and Cornell University. This is one spot below from last year’s 14th place.

Alberto Farino | Contributing Reporter

Career fair to span 2 days, feature 130 employers

The Danforth Campus will be suited up for two days as over 130 employers attend the Fall Career Fair, which will take place on both Sept. 17 and 18 at the Mallinckrodt Center.

Alberto Farino | Contributing Reporter