Danielle Drake-Flam

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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.

Danielle Drake-Flam | News Editor

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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Local Farmer Crop Box program expands from medical campus to West Campus, becomes more accessible for Wash. U. undergraduates

The Local Farmer Crop Box program expanded to West Campus as of 2016, and a new site on the Danforth campus could open as early as this semester.

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Wash. U. becomes first university to offer SafeTrek app to all free of charge

While many college students across the nation use the safety app called SafeTrek, Washington University is the first higher-education institution to pair up with the company itself to make the app free for all students, faculty, staff and basic service contractor employees at the University.

Danielle Drake-Flam | News Editor

Students move into Everly on the Loop despite controversy

Washington University students began to move in to Everly on the Loop, a new luxury housing development, as early as August 1—despite its controversial construction on Delmar Loop.

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Marching On panel considers legacy of women’s march

A panel of women’s rights activists discussed the impact and ongoing implications of the Women’s March in Seigle Hall Sunday.

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Food truck initiative may continue into fall, Ibby’s halts to-go service

After beginning its food truck pilot program this spring, Dining Services will meet at the end of the semester to the potential of continuing it into next fall.

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WU-student led science olympiad team qualifies for first nationals

After placing second at the Science Olympiad State Championships on April 8, the Wydown Middle School science olympiad team, coached by Washington University undergraduates, will advance to the 33rd Annual Science Olympiad National Tournament for the first time in team history May 20.

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Comedian, actress Alice Wetterlund performs in Graham Chapel

Washington University’s Social Programming Board hosted its first ever female comedian, Alice Wetterlund—best known from roles as Carla Walton on HBO’s “Silicon Valley” and as herself on MTV’s “Girl Code”—in Graham Chapel Wednesday evening.

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