Rachel Katzin

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Human bowling tournament limits participation, raises money for cancer research, community

Students rolled their way into bright red bowling pins in human-sized hamster balls Friday afternoon in Tisch Commons, raising around $800 for charity.

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Effort to expedite ResLife housing assignment process results in elimination of Round 3 petitions

Residential Life has elected to eliminate Round 3 of housing petitions effective immediately and will instead accept both apartment and suite petitions during Round 2.

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WU Chief of Police Strom steps down, Lt. Glenn appointed interim chief

Chancellor Mark Wrighton announced in a recent email to the Washington University community that Chief of Police Don Strom is resigning from Washington University’s Police Department, effective Dec. 28.

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Recognizing terror, remembering Ezra Schwartz

Ezra Schwartz was just a boy. He was a boy who started food fights at camp and organized cabin mischief. A boy who sought to make others happy and brighten the lives of those around him. He was just a boy—an 18-year-old boy shot dead in his car by Palestinian terrorists on his way home from bringing food to Israeli soldiers.

Rachel Katzin | Contributing Writer

WU Greek life speaks out about the Safe Campus Act

After gaining national attention for supporting a bill that many argue will discourage sexual assault victims from reporting their cases, both the North-American Interfraternity Conference and the National Panhellenic Conference reversed their stances.

Rachel Katzin | Contributing Reporter

Former NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory director speaks

Astrophysicist Edward Stone spoke about the history of the Voyager project and the recent breakthrough of the Voyager 1 spacecraft into interstellar space.

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JScreen to provide genetic testing to WU students

JScreen, a nonprofit organization associated with Emory University that provides genetic testing for over 100 genetic diseases, is coming to Washington University on Monday, Nov. 16. Between 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., JScreen will be set up in room 232 of the Danforth University Center to provide screenings for common genetic disorders at the subsidized rate of $25.

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Greek party restrictions leave students frustrated

Restrictions on Greek parties have left some students frustrated when trying to plan events. While over a third of students participate in Greek life, a strict policy limits the number of social events that can be held in one night.

Rachel Katzin | Contributing Reporter

WU Interfraternity Council raises awareness for men’s health issues

Fraternity members across campus will be ditching their shaving tools for the Washington University Interfraternity Council’s (IFC) Movember awareness month, which IFC hopes will help unify the fraternity and sorority community behind a philanthropic cause.

Rachel Katzin | Contributing Reporter

Body love panel talks male body image

Reflections WashU hosted a panel on men’s body image and insecurities Tuesday night that addressed issues of masculinity, race and eating disorders among men.

Rachel Katzin | Contributing Reporter