WU aims to decrease recycling contamination, become waste-free

In the Office of Sustainability’s strategic plan, it aims to achieve a 55 percent waste diversion rate and reduce the amount of consumer-generated waste by 35 percent on the Danforth Campus by 2020.

Kathleen White | Staff Reporter

Trans awareness week aims to promote understanding, inclusivity

WashU Pride Alliance’s annual Trans Awareness Week, which brings events and speakers to Washington University to celebrate and recognize transgender identities and experiences, started Monday, Nov. 13 and will end Monday, Nov. 20.

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Student Union’s Sports Club Board likely to be reinstated

Since Sports Club Board (SCB) disbanded several years ago, many students and coaches have felt the need for a unifying body to address common concerns among sports clubs. Now it is back.

Zachary Berman | Staff Reporter

Student Union elects Adler and Nahra to speakerships

Junior Brian Adler and sophomore Alia Nahra were elected speakers of Senate and Treasury, respectively, in an internal Student Union election held Tuesday. They will preside in office until next semester’s elections in March.

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Con Council overturns Senate disqualifications

Student Union’s Constitutional Council has chosen to reverse freshman Election Commissioner Steven Kish’s decision to disqualify two SU Senate candidates—freshmen Nathan Card and Mia Hamernik—in an opinion released Friday.

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Freshman to launch first Native American Student Association

Freshman Leah Thompson is applying to create Washington University’s first student group for Native American students in an effort to increase their visibility on campus.

Aiden Blinn | Staff Reporter

Search committee forms to begin chancellor search

A 19-member committee has been formed to officially commence the board of trustees’ search for the next chancellor of Washington University, following the announcement of Chancellor Mark Wrighton’s retirement in 2019.

Emma Baker | Contributing Reporter

Student Union’s first Game Day event sees turnout of around 400

Student Union hosted its first Game Day event, an all-day experience designed to foster school spirit and bring a more traditional college sports atmosphere to Washington University, Saturday.

Andrew Celli | Contributing Reporter

OWN IT summit promotes empowerment, gender inclusivity

The Washington University chapter of OWN IT, a women’s empowerment group that hosts an annual event featuring female leaders in various fields, hosted its third leadership summit Saturday in Bauer Hall.

Jessica Bigley | Contributing Reporter

Wash. U. elects Student Union Senate, Treasury members, ArtSci Council

Student Union held its fall elections Tuesday, with students electing 13 senators, 14 Treasury representatives and six ArtSci Council members.

Zachary Berman | Staff Reporter