Reflections launches annual ‘Love Your Body Week’ for body positivity

Reflections, a body positivity club, will host a series of events and discussions aimed at promoting the club’s message of self-care and self-love this week.

Lopaka O'Connor | Contributing Reporter

Antics as activism: Student purchases election-related URL

As Election Day approaches, students are sharing their political beliefs around campus and on social media in lots of different ways. One student, senior Brian Lam, created a prank website to share his—and has since generated over 1.5 million page views.

| Staff Reporter

‘Grand theft sleeping bags’: Outing Club supplies stolen, returned

Outing Club, a group that organizes outdoor trips for students, had some of its supplies stolen from its storage closet last week, dampening some fall break plans for campers, climbers and canoers alike.

Michael Iannaconi | Contributing Reporter

Faculty shift away from lectures, incorporate activity

Faculty in science, engineering and mathematics departments are beginning to shift away from purely lecture-based to more activity-based classes this semester.

Danielle Drake-Flam | Contributing Reporter

Social media deepens divide

A Snapchat depicting two sophomore Asian-American students was met with criticism from members of the Washington University community and beyond this weekend. A Facebook post by sophomore Morgan Bryant on Saturday prompted the initial response, as Bryant, who is black, described her reaction to the photo.

| Breaking News Editor

Gephardt Institute completes registration push, continues election-related programs

The Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement and Wash U Votes—the team that chose which students groups would receive debate programming funds—went into this election season looking to defy the trend of college students not voting at Washington University.

Swetha Nakshatri | Contributing Reporter

Cal Scruby to open for Chiddy Bang in SPB fall concert Friday

Cincinnati-raised rapper Cal Scruby will open for Chiddy Bang at this year’s fall concert on Oct. 21, Social Programming Board announced Monday.

| Senior News Editor

Students seek to open new hangout space on the Delmar Loop

Two students are aiming to create a new late-night board game cafe on the Delmar Loop by February 2017. To assist in opening the cafe, they hope to raise $40,000 for the project via the crowdfunding website Kickstarter by Nov. 17.

| News Editor

SU unveils new website aimed at increasing feedback

Student Union has put the finishing touches on a new website in an effort to receive more input from the student body on possible areas of improvements.

Bailey Winston | Contributing Reporter

SU seeks to revamp It’s On Us, establish active bystander culture

Student Union will launch a new task force to revise its bystander intervention training program, It’s On Us, with a long-term goal of developing a campus culture that encourages students to be active bystanders.

| News Editor