Car crashes into Nemerov Saturday a.m.

Just after midnight on Saturday morning, a student crashed his car into the second-story entrance to the Nemerov residence hall on the South 40.

| Senior News Editor

Olin Library displays archive of Ferguson documents, images

After over a year of archiving media related to the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson last August, Olin Library is now displaying a variety of digital and physical artifacts in a collection called “Documenting Ferguson.”

Sam Seekings | Contributing Reporter

Student-run business begins first semester at Gregg storefronts

The Shopping Stop, Washington University’s newest student-run business, nestled between Wash U Wash and the Bear-y Sweet Shoppe, opened with the start of the academic year at the Gregg storefronts.

Jon Wingens and Sam Sherman | Contributing Reporters

First Year Reading Program adds writing assignment

In an effort to improve the quality of First Year Reading Program (FYRP) discussions, new students had to complete a mandatory writing assignment about the First Year Reading book on Blackboard.

Debora Spencer | Staff Reporter

WU students hold silent demonstration for #BlackLivesMatter on first day of classes

On the unseasonably temperate first day of classes, students sat outside the Danforth University Center lounging on new Adirondack chairs enjoying the weather and catching up with friends. But just as the St. Louis community continues to face the effects of last August’s events in Ferguson, Washington University students continue to support the movements that followed.

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Thorp LinkedIn blog offers advice to candidates in administrative searches

Provost Holden Thorp decided to take on a different sort of project this summer—one that made use of his depth of experience working as an administrator in institutions of higher education.

| Staff Reporter

Olin enforces policy disallowing students from using pre-owned packets

Olin Business School students are now being required to purchase course packets for each class as part of a new practice designed to ensure students are properly equipped with the most recent material and to prevent copyright infringements.

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Washington University adopts medical amnesty protocol

In an attempt to encourage students to seek medical help for alcohol-related emergencies, Washington University has implemented a medical amnesty and active bystander protocol.

Alex Siegman | Staff Reporter

Bo Burnham to headline fall comedy show

Bo Burnham, comedian and musician, will perform at the fall comedy show Sep. 9, Social Programming Board announced Wednesday night.

| Managing Editor

Sociology department returns, brings together diverse fields

Monday will be the first day in nearly 25 years that students will have the opportunity to enroll in classes with the Department of Sociology.
In 1991 the Department of Sociology was disbanded at Washington University due to reasons disclosed by Claire Navarro, managing editor of A&S Magazine, including competing departmental priorities and even a physical altercation between a sociology chair and a graduate student.

Alex Siegman | Staff Reporter