Thursday afternoon in Seigle Hall, Washington University students bribed border patrol officers, committed theft, prostituted themselves and even carried out murder. Students assumed the role of African refugees seeking asylum in Israel as part of the International Leadership Program freshman seminar’s two-day event “Right to Refuge?
“But my computer crashed!” will no longer be an excuse for late papers—Olin Library is now lending out laptops. On Monday, the library began another phase of its technology rental program: five MacBook Air computers, along with other new offerings such as iPhone chargers, are now available for borrowing by students.
he Lofts of Washington University are near completion, but the additional space hasn’t alleviated current sophomores’ housing concerns. For some sophomores, panic ensued on March 22 when those who had applied for housing on the North Side or off campus through Round 2 housing selection were notified of their assignments.
For the 20 or so people present, things got serious in room 276 of the Danforth University Center Monday night, even as music and laughs could be heard from the “Frozen” movie screening down below. The event was a debate between Connection Slate and Elevate! Slate, the two contesting slates for this year’s Student Union executive board election.
While March Madness may be the bracket challenge most people are obsessing over, three Washington University sophomores have reached the Final Four of this year’s Clinton Global Initiative University Bracket Challenge.
An actor, writer and director best known for his work on cult classics such as “Animal House,” “Groundhog Day” and the “Ghostbusters” films, Washington University alumnus and former trustee Harold Ramis died Monday.
I scream, you scream, Washington University students screamed for ice cream—and Dining Services listened. After a remarkable amount of student feedback, Dining Services decided to bring back the well-loved Haagen-Dazs ice cream products to Paws & Go and the Village’s Millbrook Market.
Bear Bucks is about to get bigger. Within the next several weeks, Half & Half in Clayton, The Good Pie—a new establishment soon opening on the Delmar Loop—and the Starbucks that will be opening in the new business school buildings will be joining the Bear Bucks program, barring unforeseen circumstances.
The DUC is going Greek, and Cherry Tree Cafe is going French-Asian. Some foods that were previously served in Ursa’s Cafe, which closed last November, are now being served at other eateries on campus.
Mango-A-Go-Go is a-going to be the new thing at the DUC. Cafe Bergson reopened on Sunday with a surprise for students: the fresh fruit and yogurt smoothie station had been replaced by a Jamba Juice smoothie station.