Olivia Szymanski

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LouFest canceled with 3-day notice

The 2018 LouFest music festival was cancelled three days before its intended starting date, the organizers announced Wednesday morning.

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WU announces changes to Title IX system in response to student demands

Washington University announced a variety of recommended changes to the University’s Title IX system, all of which have been approved by Chancellor Mark Wrighton, in a report released Sept. 4.

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Peabody donates $1.5 million to Consortium for Clean Coal Utilization

Peabody Energy, a founding member of the Washington University Consortium for Clean Coal Utilization (CCCU), donated $1.5 million to the center this May.

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Alum launches legal services app

Washington University alumnus and attorney Chris Daming recently launched Legal GPS, an app that provides legal advice to entrepreneurs and start-ups.

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Fossil Free WashU rallies for divestment

Members of Fossil Free WashU rallied to protest against Washington University’s decision to not divest from fossil fuel companies, asking the administration to reconsider their policy March 30.

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Senate, Treasury elect new leadership via internal process

Student Union appointed members to new leadership positions in Senate and Treasury through internal elections March 27.

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Wrighton to consider creation of transparency committee

Chancellor Mark Wrighton met with undergraduate representatives from Fossil Free WashU and Washington University for Undergraduate Socio-Economic Diversity to discuss the creation of a transparency committee to increase accountability in the University’s investment, endowment and socioeconomic diversity March 22.

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Mx. WashU raises over $11,000 for City Faces, announces winner

Mx. WashU announced its fundraising total of $11,152 at its annual talent competition, where sophomore Hayley Emerson won the title of Mx. WashU March 21.

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Housing options available for second round of housing selection

Students who were not assigned a time slot for the first round of housing selection through Washington University’s Office of Residential Life will now go through a second round to be placed in housing March 19.

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Student Union to deregister inactive student groups Feb. 21

Student Union will deregister inactive student groups—a process which occurs every other year—Feb. 21.

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