Ben Sales

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Student found deceased in Rubelmann

Freshman Elizabeth Barry was found deceased this afternoon in her bed in Rubelmann Hall, according to a statement sent out by Washington University.

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Saying good-bye to Julie Thornton

Julie Thornton, who has served as director of student activities for the past nine semesters, will be leaving Washington University at the end of this calendar year to become associate dean of students at Carleton College in Northfield, Minn. Senior News Editor Ben Sales sat down with Thornton as she reflected on her time at […]

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Installation artwork set to highlight violence in media

A student’s art exhibit, “American Patriotic,” highlights the role of violence in movies and the influence of those movies on American society.

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Alpha Omicron Pi to colonize WU

Alpha Omicron Pi will be the seventh women’s Greek organization to join Washington University’s campus, the Women’s Panhellenic Association announced Sunday.

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Break-ins raise alarm in Skinker-DeBaliviere

After several months of sustained auto break-ins in the Skinker-DeBaliviere neighborhood, the Washington University Police Department has issued a warning to students living in the area.

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Juggling festival visits Wash. U.

Several world famous jugglers performed at Washington University in Simon Hall on Saturday for the main event of the St. Louis Juggling Festival.

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Student mugged at gunpoint near Greenway apts.

Four people mugged a female student outside the Greenway Apartments at the corner of Washington and Melville avenues at 9:20 p.m. Sunday night, holding her at gunpoint and stealing her backpack, according to Washington University Police Department Chief Don Strom.

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Suspect arrested for burglaries

Washington University Police investigators recovered items stolen in a string of five burglaries on the North Side and South 40 Tuesday, including five laptops, a video game system and several cameras, according to Chief of Police Don Strom.

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You’ll never forget your first (vote)

Washington University’s first-time voters turned out for CNN’s “Election Express Yourself” tour bus, set up outside the Danforth University Center on Thursday.

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Students, Alumni satisfied with DUC despite crowds

Though hordes of students may at times test the Danforth University Center’s maximum occupancy limits, Washington University alum Katrina Marshall loves the building—and the crowds that come with it.

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