Swipe Out Hunger—a new group to Washington University, but a national organization—works to promote hunger awareness on college campuses and helps students donate unused meal points to provide food for those in need.
The Olin Business School is set to launch a new business of entertainment minor, following a two-year curriculum revision that began in December 2014.
Though less than 5 percent of eligible students voted, Arts & Sciences students approved the ArtSci Council’s new constitution on Tuesday, giving the group the expectations and structure necessary to move forward.
On the site of the former Rubelmann Hall, a new building is being constructed—but it’s not a new Ruby. The building will be an extension of the already-standing Umrath House, and will share Umrath’s name. Administrators hope that connecting the buildings will help freshmen living in the Residential College interact more.
Washington University and local nonprofit LaunchCode plan to offer free coding classes this spring for St. Louis residents interested in software development jobs.
With over $1.5 million spent in the past fiscal year, the Bear Bucks system has become a prominent feature of the Washington University community. While students, faculty and staff enjoy the ease of using their Washington University ID cards at off-campus vendors, some merchants have experienced challenges as part of the system, with the Delmar Loop barbecue restaurant Salt and Smoke leaving the program recently.
Earlier this fall, drivers across campus were hit with another parking pass price hike—and the increases aren’t expected to stop any time soon.
After a student petition reached over 300 signatures, mozzarella sticks sold out rapidly when they were brought back on a one-night-a-week basis as one of the limited number of fried foods Dining Services is able to serve.