Students, faculty and administrators gathered outside of Francis Olympic Stadium to show support for the victims of Saturday’s shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, Oct. 30.
Washington University Graduate Workers Union marched to Chancellor Mark Wrighton’s house to demand $15 an hour and childcare for all Oct. 31.
Students Against Israeli Apartheid protested a speech by Hen Mazzig, an event sponsored by Hillel and Washington University Students for Israel Monday, Oct. 29.
The fire started when two graduate architecture students were working in the lab. Clayton Fire Department officials were called at 6:37 a.m., and extinguished the small fire shortly after arriving.
Women in Washington University sororities reported sexual harassment or assault by members of every Greek fraternity chapter in an independent survey commissioned by the Women’s Panhellenic Association.
Chancellor Mark Wrighton released a statement to the Washington University student body in an email later that afternoon. Twenty-two percent of the student body identifies as Jewish, according estimates by Hillel. In his statement, Wrighton directly characterized the attack as one driven by hate.
Founder of the #MeToo movement Tarana Burke delivered a keynote address in Washington University’s Graham Chapel as part of the 44th Annual Olin Fellowship Keynote on Oct. 25.
Barbara Potts was named the associate vice chancellor for finance and controller Oct. 23. She now oversees a team of 75 people in accounting services.
Washington University Graduate Workers’ Union (WUGWU) rallied and marched into Chancellor Mark Wrighton’s Parent & Family Weekend address to deliver a petition with approximately 1,300 signatures supporting raised wages for campus workers Oct. 27.
The Social Programming Board released the surveys for their spring comedy show and Spring WILD Monday, Oct. 22. SPB’s executive board hopes that both surveys will help promote a diversity of genres and identities being represented.