BREAKING: Student found dead in East End construction site

A student was found dead early Friday morning in the East End construction site, an email from Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Lori White confirmed Friday afternoon.

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Newly elected FYCC pushes for class unity, community engagement

In an election with record voter turnout, freshman Spencer Stewart prevailed to become president of the First-Year Class Council.

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SPB announces leadership for coming year

Social Programming Board announced its executive board for the 2017-2018 school year, with one junior and two sophomores at the helm, Wednesday, Sept. 20.

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Finished Sefer Torah rededicated to Wash. U. Chabad chapter

Around 30 Washington University students, along with campus Chabad Rabbi Hershey Novack and his family, completed inking an unfinished Sefer Torah— previously in storage at Barnes-Jewish Hospital— and rededicated the scroll to Chabad Sunday Sept. 17.

Kayla Steinberg | Contributing Reporter

Wash. U. hosts climate change panel, continues push toward increased sustainability on campus

Washington University hosted a climate change panel with speakers Ira Flatow of NPR and climatologists Bronwen Konecky and Gavin Schmidt in Hillman Hall Sept. 18.

Kathleen White | Contributing Reporter

WILD headliner draws concern, calls for selection process reform

Students called upon Social Programming Board to reconsider the decision to bring in Lil Dicky in an open Student Union Senate session held Tuesday, citing racially insensitive and misogynistic comments.

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SHS unveils new online therapy treatment program

Student Health Services launched a new web-based treatment this fall called Therapist Assisted Online that aims to help alleviate any anxiety, depression or stress that students may feel.

Anjali Viswanath | Contributing Reporter

Students push for creation of interdisciplinary science majors

The Society of Physics Students aims to introduce a new major in Biophysics with the help of the Math Club, as well as a second major in Applied Mathematics and Mathematical Physics.

Rory Mather | Contributing Reporter

Wash. U.’s CRETE House gears up for the competition

Washington University’s Solar Decathlon team is attempting to make sustainable concrete-based construction stylish with the CRETE House, their entry to this year’s national Decathlon in Denver, a competition in which 13 teams from all over the globe are competing to create the most sustainable, practical and excellently designed house.

Chase Moriarty | Contributing Reporter

Tesla, Twitch-backed venture capital fund launches at Wash. U.

Contrary Capital, a decentralized, university focused venture capital fund, recently opened its nationwide network of investors and founders to the Washington University start-up scene and plans to launch Monday, Sept. 18.

Jessica Bigley | Contributing Reporter