Ian Toufique

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WU not among 25 most expensive colleges

  Despite its rising costs—and to the surprise of many students—Washington University was not included in Consumerist.com’s recent list of the top 25 most expensive colleges for the 2008-09 school year. Junior Vipul Borkar, an international student from New Zealand, was shocked to learn that the University was not in the top five. “That is […]

| Staff Reporter

Colleges affected by economic downturns

As a result of the market downturn, many industries have seen their companies folding, and the academic world is no exception. The economic deterioration has also led to the closing of several small independent colleges—some of which were established more than a century ago. The independent and private Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio recently […]

Diwali revisits ticket distribution system

In response to numerous complaints from the student body, Ashoka, the Washington University South Asian students association that puts on the show Diwali, recently confirmed that it will change the method for distributing tickets to the show.

| Contributing Reporter

Admission offices poke around Facebook

As more employers have begun to use social networking Web sites like Facebook as a hiring tool, college admissions officers have begun to use Facebook profiles as a factor in accepting or denying applicants.

| Contributing Reporter

Administration postpones WebSTAC improvement

In an effort to make its online resources more accessible, Washington University has taken steps to install infrastructure for a single sign-on technology called WUSTL CONNECT.

| Contributing Reporter