In his State of the Union address Tuesday night, President Barack Obama reinforced the White House’s commitment to reducing inequality in access to higher education, in part by giving colleges incentives to offer better value.
The Washington University School of Engineering & Applied Science recently released a survey to gauge student interest in eliminating reading week in favor of a longer final exam period. Citing student concerns, the school hopes to alleviate some students’ overcrowding of exams during finals week.
Recently, Washington University’s Mosaic Project launched its Bias Report and Support System (BRSS) to allow students, faculty and other community members who have experienced incidents of bias, unequal treatment and discrimination to report these issues by submitting an online form on Wash. U.’s diversity website.
Only twice in the past 32 years has Washington University closed for a full day due to weather. On Jan. 6, freezing temperatures and largely impassable roads precipitated a University closure—the second since 2011.
While the majority of the senior class will be graduating this May, a significant number of seniors graduated a few days ago in a ceremony at Graham Chapel. Their reasons for graduating were varied, but they all shared at least one thing in common: none of them were part-time students.
Sunday night, the Theatre for Social Change drama class staged its first production of Theatre of the Oppressed, a series of three short plays centered around audience participation.
Hot on the eco-friendly heels of Paws & Go’s plastic bag embargo, Wash. U. student group Net Impact aims to implement an expansion of its Eco To-Go box initiative.
As the cold returns to Washington University and many students prepare to leave campus to see family and friends, Student Life’s editorial board reflects on the little things in life that make us laugh and the loved ones who make us smile. Sahil Patel Editor-in-Chief 1. My Student Life staff, which continuously puts up with [...]
On Monday night in the Danforth University Center, Chancellor Mark Wrighton, Provost Holden Thorp, Vice Chancellor for Finance Barbara Feiner and other administrators participated in the Forum on Diversity in Undergraduate Admissions.
With the recent news that Ursa’s Cafe will stop serving food starting Nov. 24, it’s safe to say that yet another plan to reinvigorate the previously popular Bear’s Den alternative has failed. Soon, no student on campus will remember Ursa’s as it was in its heyday, when students swarmed the crepe station and hot chocolate bar for late-night snacks.