Sadie Smeck

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Administrators discuss future of Wash. U. Greek Life over coffee

A group of about 30 Greek and non-Greek students gathered Tuesday night for a panel discussion about the policies and culture of Greek Life on campus.

Mark Smith promotion adds oversight of Int’l Students Office

The director of Washington University’s Career Center has picked up another position and title that adds overseeing the Office for International Students and Scholars to his job description.


More than 400 WU students compete for 200 CGI U spots

Only half of the Washington University students who applied to Clinton Global Initiative University will have the chance to participate in the spring conference.

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Dining services unveils new compostable to-go boxes

In a continued effort to make campus dining more sustainable, Dining Services and Bon Appetit released a pair of new to-go box options at the start of spring semester—a compostable, disposable box and a redesigned reusable box.

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Two new grants double funding for social change projects

Available funding for the Community Service Office’s available Social Change Grants has more than doubled, up from $17,000 last spring to $42,000 this year. The increased funding comes from two new grant categories, called Impact and Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U), whose funding is variable.

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Columnist Will speaks on religion in American politics

An audience of mostly older St. Louis community members and a handful of students filled Graham Chapel to hear Pulitzer Prize-winning, conservative political columnist George F. Will on Tuesday evening. His speech, focusing on how the government has overstepped its proper regulatory role, was this semester’s keynote lecture for the John C.

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Sustainability Fund fails to get block funding after rushed process

[media-credit id=3223 align="alignleft" width="300"][/media-credit] In last week’s Senate elections, Campus Y, Emergency Support Team (EST) and Uncle Joe’s received block funding for their budget proposals, while the Student Sustainability Fund (SSF) did not. In a 1,082-574 vote, the SSF failed to receive the two-thirds majority necessary to secure block funding.

Diwali dazzles packed crowds

Bright colors and sitar-infused pop songs overwhelmed the stage in Edison Theatre before crowds of more than 500 people this weekend. Students in Ashoka danced alongside their peers in the twenty-third annual cultural production in celebration of Diwali, a traditional Hindu celebration of good’s triumph over evil.

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The majority of Washington University students voted contrary to Missouri voters but in accord with the nation in re-electing Barack Obama to the office of United States President.

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Many South 40 student voters say they weren’t listed in system

Around 23 percent of students who turned out to vote on the South 40 were told that their registration was not on the books and were given provisional ballots, students say they were told by election authorities.

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