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WU graduate student arrested protesting GOP tax bill

Astrophysics graduate student Ben Groebe was arrested during a protest against the Republican tax bill on Capitol Hill Tuesday.

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Bon Appetit workers approve first union contract

Bon Appetit workers approved their first union contract with United Food and Commercial Workers Local 655 Nov. 22.

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Student Union elects Adler and Nahra to speakerships

Junior Brian Adler and sophomore Alia Nahra were elected speakers of Senate and Treasury, respectively, in an internal Student Union election held Tuesday. They will preside in office until next semester’s elections in March.

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SU Senate votes yes on Sports Club Board

Student Union Senate passed the Sports Club Board initiative in a unanimous vote Tuesday, Oct. 31 but is still pending approval by SU Treasury and Executive Council.

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Food trucks may return to campus as early as this fall

Dining Services is currently working on developing a new plan to get food trucks back on campus, as early as the end of the fall 2017 semester.

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First-year orientation to move from 4-day to 9-day model for fall 2019

Bear Beginnings, Washington University’s orientation for first-year students, will be extended from its current four-day model to a nine-day session for fall 2019.

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‘A microcosm of light,’ Shayel Patnaik is remembered by family and friends

Shayel Mohanty Patnaik was found dead in the East End construction site on Sept. 22. Patnaik, a senior majoring in history at the College of Arts & Sciences, was 21 at the time of his death.

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SPB’s new exec members are just ‘so excited’ to take over

In the wake of major controversy over fall’s WILD headliner, Lil Dicky, the Social Programming Board has dealt with a number of external conflicts. Next month, three new executive members are ready to pick up the gauntlet.

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Phi Delta Theta suspended temporarily due to alleged hazing

The Washington University chapter of Phi Delta Theta fraternity has been temporarily suspended and is currently under investigation by the Washington University Police Department as of Sept. 14.

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Former Emerson CEO, business school benefactor Knight dies at age 81

Charles F. Knight, a benefactor of the Olin Business School and a large part of the Olin community, died from Alzheimer’s disease at age 81 Tuesday.

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