Sam Seekings

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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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51st SU Exec looks to improve accessibility, communication

The 51st Student Union executive board outlined their goals for the upcoming year—organizing them according to the guiding principles of empowerment, outreach and accessibility—in an all-school email sent out Monday.

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SAE Kappa Karaoke dance appears to mimic sexual assault, prompts apology

Sigma Alpha Epsilon’s performance at Kappa Kappa Gamma’s philanthropy week-ending Kappa Karaoke—an annual event in which Greek organizations perform choreographed dances before a panel of judges—appeared to mimic sexual assault to some audience members, prompting swift apologies from both SAE and KKG.

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9 Washington University a cappella groups come together for charity concert

Nine of Washington University’s 11 a cappella groups will come together for a charity concert benefiting METAvivor Research and Support, a nonprofit organization dedicated to combating metastatic breast cancer.

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Students criticize new Everly on the Loop development on social media

A number of Washington University students and alumni have taken to social media in recent weeks to criticize the construction, leasing practices and advertising of the new Everly on the Loop housing development.

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Three members of Junior Class Council resign

Three members of Student Union’s Junior Class Council resigned Thursday night, citing other responsibilities which they said led to an inability to fulfill their roles effectively.

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