WU website updated for simplicity, user-friendliness

In an effort to freshen and modernize the user interface, Washington University launched its newly redesigned website on Monday. Vice chancellor for public affairs Jill Friedman told Student Life that the new website is meant to achieve an intuitive, user-friendly experience that repositions the focus toward the people.

| Contributing Reporter

SU, SPB members express concern about WILD cancellation

Questions of transparency continue to dog Student Union Executive Officers in the wake of the governing body’s decision to cancel next fall’s WILD, with critics suggesting that Exec might be setting a precedent for long-lasting changes to the semesterly concert without first seeking student input.

| Senior Editor

New residence hall to join Umrath, house First Year Center

On the site of the former Rubelmann Hall, a new building is being constructed—but it’s not a new Ruby. The building will be an extension of the already-standing Umrath House, and will share Umrath’s name. Administrators hope that connecting the buildings will help freshmen living in the Residential College interact more.

| Staff Reporter

Social Programming Board criticizes Student Union over fall WILD cancellation (UPDATED)

Social Programming Board, the organization responsible for planning the WILD concert each semester, released a statement Friday afternoon confirming the cancellation of next fall’s WILD and blaming Student Union Exec for the decision.

| Senior Editor

WUPD policing practices deemed ‘a national model’ for other agencies

A professional firm specializing in campus safety called Washington University Police Department’s Fair and Impartial Policing (FIP) policy a national model in recently released findings following an independent review last August.

Chalaun Lomax | Contributing Reporter

Alpha Delta Phi approved for Greek housing, Castlereigh to undergo renovations

Alpha Delta Phi, Washington University’s most recently established fraternity, has been officially assigned an on-campus Greek house.

| Staff Reporter

Umrath extension to be filled below capacity due to city-enforced cap

Due to legal restrictions, the extension to Umrath House, to be completed next year, will not be able to fill all of its 188 available beds.

| Staff Reporter

Artist and activist Bree Newsome revitalizes discussion on grassroots organizing

Award-winning filmmaker and activist Bree Newsome discussed her experiences with the Black Lives Matter movement on Wednesday.

Chalaun Lomax | Contributing Reporter

Fall WILD likely canceled due to debate logistics

Fall WILD will likely not occur this year due to scheduling and budgeting constraints imposed by the October presidential debate, Student Union executive members told Student Life in an interview Sunday night.

| Editor-in-Chief

Former WU librarian files age discrimination suit against University

A former head of special collections at Washington University filed a suit against the University claiming that age discrimination led to hostility and poor reviews from supervisors.

| News Editor