In the wake of last week’s shooting, I have heard a lot from students about preparedness on the part of Washington University, communication to students and staff from emergency personnel, varied reactions by professors who were in class when the safety warnings were issued and protections in place to help prevent another situation like it. Thankfully, the University acknowledges these issues and has already begun to improve on all levels.
Mark Zaegel, campus minister, comments on the gun violence that occurred on Forsyth Boulevard earlier this year.
A Washington University student argues that the University needs to better prepare students to deal with active shooting situations.
Given the controversy that ebbs and flows as the semester goes on that is adjunct faculty pay, we the College Republicans feel it would be valuable to enter into the discussion with an opposing (and we imagine not-so-popular) take on what is going on.
After years of earning negative press as “the nation’s least economically diverse top college,” Washington University has recognized that increasing socioeconomic diversity is both integral to fulfilling its mission and good for its student body.
Washington University’s Interfaith Campus Ministry Association (IFCMA) is comprised of a number of faith groups on campus, congregations and organizations serving the spiritual, religious and cultural needs of our campus community.
This February, a group of Washington University students issued a statement calling for the removal of Wash. U. board member Andrew Taylor, who owns a controlling interest in the Keefe Group: a company that provides a variety of services to the U.S. prison system. Their argument: that the University should not be profiting from America’s overcrowded, overpriced prison industrial complex.
I am writing this note in response to the recent announcement that All American Rejects will be the headlining act at this year’s spring WILD concert.
Kanhaiya Kumar, the president of the Jawaharlal Nehru University Student Union (JNUSU) in New Delhi, India, was arrested on Feb. 10 on charges of sedition and criminal conspiracy. Two more students, Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya, were arrested yesterday, and five others were also charged.
The Washington University physics department recognized the need for action and convened an emergency faculty meeting regarding the publications. The department formed a Workplace Climate and Diversity Committee to spearhead department-wide efforts at reform, not only to properly react to past allegations but to proactively improve departmental climate for the future.