Father Lawrence Biondi, president of St. Louis University, will resign after 25 years in the position amidst ongoing controversy over his leadership from faculty and students. The decision follows widespread concern about Biondi’s management, which many say has impeded the school’s growth in rankings and to provide a supportive environment for students and faculty. In [...]
Gerald Early, an endowed professor of English literature at Washington University, spoke of his shortcomings in little league baseball and his conservative upbringing during a ceremony Thursday morning at which he was recognized as one of the greatest St. Louisans with a commemorative star and plaque on the Delmar Loop.
Emergency personnel surrounded Hazelwood, Mo., in northern St. Louis County after a tornado felled power lines and tore through houses in the area Wednesday night. Roof tiles littered the sidewalk and an SUV lay overturned as residents watched firemen, policemen and other responders from the area survey the damage.
While Washington University did not take an official stance on any propositions posed in Tuesday’s local elections, several University officials unofficially indicated support for Proposition P. The proposition, which proposed a three-sixteenth-cent increase in the sales tax in St. Louis City and St.
Junior Sahil Patel has been named Student Life’s editor-in-chief for the 2013-2014 academic year. His appointment was formally announced by Washington University Student Media Inc., whose board of directors oversees the newspaper.
A handful of Washington University students reported in the Student Life sex survey having “sugar daddies” or “sugar mommas” paying them for sexual favors.
Former Washington University chancellor William H. Danforth II, whose legacy at the school lives on through its culture and the ubiquitous presence of his family name around campus, received the 85th annual St. Louis Award last week.
Washington University is co-hosting the first ever St. Louis-based competition aimed at spurring innovative ideas that will turn vacant lots in the city into projects that can further sustainability in the community.
Study halls are no longer just a setting for high-school tomfoolery. An online startup founded by an alumnus of Washington University’s School of Law, titled StudyHall.com, is coming to campus this fall to consolidate academic life within a virtual space.
Korean-Mexican fusion enthusiasts no longer have to buy their meals from a vendor on four wheels. Hungry young locals crammed into a tiny new restaurant location of the popular St. Louis-based food truck, Seoul Taco, at the Melville storefront’s grand opening Wednesday.