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Biting bear cub doesn’t have rabies, won’t be euthanized, University says

Despite initial concerns that it may have infected students with rabies, the bear cub brought to campus last Sunday will not be euthanized, according to a statement released by Washington University Friday afternoon.

Seven students arrested at Students Against Peabody protest

Seven Students Against Peabody protesters have been released after being arrested at the group’s final planned protest Friday morning. The students were arrested and charged with trespassing and disturbing the peace after attempting to cross a police line blocking entrance to the Knight Center.

Student taken into custody for reportedly striking sophomores with SUV

A Washington University student who was driving a vehicle that reportedly struck two undergraduates near the Brookings steps late Sunday night was taken into custody Monday morning, the Office of Public Affairs confirmed.

Skillshare Sunday offers skill training in a variety of fields

Though classes have drawn to a close, students gathered in the Danforth University Center to learn new skills ranging from break dance to DJing to lotion-making as part of Skillshare Sunday. The event was put together by the Skillshare Collective—a collection of student groups including Sharing With A Purpose (SWAP), Kuumba and the Washington University Cooperative.

Sit-in against Peabody coal ends after 16-day effort

At 10 p.m. Thursday night, the Students Against Peabody group officially ended its sit-in. But students involved say their stand against Peabody Energy will continue at the board of trustees meeting on May 1.

Sophomores reportedly hit by SUV in front of Brookings steps

Washington University police have taken the driver of a vehicle that reportedly struck two undergraduates near the Brookings steps late Sunday night into custody. Sophomores Shana Zucker and Richard Lee were in fair condition at Barnes-Jewish Hospital as of 10:20 a.m., a media representative for Barnes-Jewish confirmed.

ROTC classes to count for credit: ArtSci reverses decision made in Vietnam era

When sophomore and cadet Connor Eulberg approached Dean Jen Smith last fall to ask why the College of Arts & Sciences didn’t offer credit for ROTC courses, he didn’t anticipate it would take 20 months to receive an answer.

Students Against Peabody sit-in ends Thursday night

At 10 p.m. Thursday night, the Students Against Peabody group officially ended its sit-in. But students say their stand against Peabody Energy will continue at the board of trustees meeting on May 1. After 16 days of holding their ground underneath the Brookings Archway, the students have decided to move on to other tactics to urge Washington University to cut ties with Peabody Energy.

Sit-in organizers reject administration’s offer, keep to their demands

With the sit-in against Peabody Energy now in its third week, Washington University officials have made their first counteroffer to the student organizers’ demands. Organizers, however, have deemed the offer, which directly addresses only one of their stated demands, insufficient, and they plan to continue their sit-in under Brookings Archway, which began April 8.

W.I.L.D. to feature increased security

Despite the Students Against Peabody sit-in under the Brookings Archway providing the backdrop to one of Washington University’s largest events, Social Programming Board and the Washington University Police Department expect Friday’s W.I.L.D. to proceed as planned.

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