Deborah Spencer

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Oldest dorm on campus scheduled to be demolished after years of delay

Since 1958, students have lived in and loved Rubelmann Hall. Now the oldest residential hall on campus is slated for demolition and replacement, beginning once students leave campus for the summer.

| Staff Reporter

Freshman course on diversity established

Identity Literacy: an Introduction to Cultural Competence in a Diverse World is a one-credit class focusing on diversity that will be offered through the College of Arts & Sciences for freshman starting next fall.

Deb Spencer | Staff Reporter

Israeli soldiers discuss experiences amid protest

Two Israeli soldiers spoke in Seigle Hall on Sunday about their lives as Israelis and the Arab-Israeli conflicts as a part of the StandWithUs tour, hosted by Washington University’s Students for Israel.

| Staff Reporter

Office of Sustainability replaces Car-Free efforts with Active Transportation Month

The Office of Sustainability is promoting alternative transportation and healthy lifestyles by hosting Active Transportation Month.

Deborah Spencer | Contributing Reporter

Green Monday sees success in first months

The Green Monday Initiative, an effort to decrease the University’s carbon footprint by encouraging people to take a pledge to refrain from eating meat on Monday and to be more environmentally aware, has proven a success in its first months.

| Contributing Reporter

New Sam Fox building begins process of selecting architect

Plans for the largest single University construction project to date are officially under way, with the entire process scheduled to finish within four years, Dean Bruce Lindsey announced in a discussion about the new Sam Fox architecture building on Monday.

Deborah Spencer | Contributing Reporter

Endless Electronics tech store fills final space in Loop Lofts storefront

Endless Electronics, a technology repair store, will soon join the Peacock Diner and United Provisions in the final available storefront space beneath the Lofts at Washington University.

Deborah Spencer | Contributing Reporter

New ‘Green Monday’ initiative aims at reducing carbon footprint

Green Monday, Washington University’s newest sustainability initiative, encourages students, faculty and community members to take a pledge to eat vegetarian on Mondays.

Deborah Spencer | Contributing Reporter