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Students, administration express anger, disappointment after Stockley verdict

Washington University students and faculty expressed a range of emotions Friday after Jason Stockley, a white former St. Louis police officer, was found not guilty of murdering Anthony Lamar Smith, a 24-year-old black man, in December 2011.

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Farm-to-table dining at St. Louis restaurant Vicia

It’s undeniable that the farm-to-table values and ideas that Blue Hill epitomizes are found at Vicia, transplanted to the Midwest and used to create the same “as it should be” food

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Center for Diversity and Inclusion adds new assistant dean role

The Center for Diversity and Inclusion, now in its third year on Washington University’s campus, has created a new assistant dean for inclusion and engagement position and has hired Dr. Christi Smith to fill the post.

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New assistant director for fraternity and sorority life to focus on community, visibility

Austin Sweeney, currently a sexual and relationship violence prevention specialist at Washington University, will step into his new role at the University as assistant director of fraternity and sorority life Sept. 5.

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ArtSci releases letter responding to controversial op-eds in Student Life, reaffirming commitment to inclusion

The College of Arts & Sciences released an open letter reaffirming its commitment to policies of diversity and inclusion Thursday, placing special emphasis on applying these policies to the physics department—which currently has received criticism no tenured or tenured-track female professors.

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ResLife to begin new housing software, late housing resolved

Washington University’s Office of Residential Life will unveil a new software system to be used during the housing assignment process during the next academic year.

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Etta’s Cafe future still in doubt

Following widespread student complaints about the closing of Etta’s Cafe, the eatery will likely remain open for the fall 2017 semester while administration settles on a permanent solution, Dean of the Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts Carmon Colangelo told student leaders in a meeting Thursday.

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Wash. U. announces new undergraduate board of trustees representatives

Juniors Peter Dissinger and Megan Wolf will serve as the undergraduate representatives for the Washington University board of trustees during the 2017-2018 academic year, the University announced Tuesday.

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WU launches investigation, SAE suspends members after Kappa Karaoke dance

Washington University is conducting formal investigation, led by the University’s Title IX office in conjunction with Sigma Alpha Epsilon and Kappa Kappa Gamma, into SAE’s performance at Kappa Karaoke March 25.

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Students respond to closing of Etta’s Cafe

Etta’s Cafe, frequented mostly by students and faculty in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, will close after the 2016-17 academic year, the Sam Fox School Associate Dean for Finance Bobbe Winters told students and faculty in an email Friday.

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