Gamma Phi Beta extends more than 100 bids, continues into informal recruitment

Washington University’s newest sorority, Gamma Phi Beta, extended over 100 bids last weekend at the culmination of the chapter’s formal recruitment process.

| News Editor

Effort to expedite ResLife housing assignment process results in elimination of Round 3 petitions

Residential Life has elected to eliminate Round 3 of housing petitions effective immediately and will instead accept both apartment and suite petitions during Round 2.

and | Staff Reporters

Revamped ArtSci Council passes new constitution

Though less than 5 percent of eligible students voted, Arts & Sciences students approved the ArtSci Council’s new constitution on Tuesday, giving the group the expectations and structure necessary to move forward.

| Staff Reporter

Students hold sit-in to raise awareness for physics department inclusion

Students lined the halls of Crow Hall, home of the physics department at Washington University, in a sit-in to spread awareness of the lack of gender diversity among physics faculty.

Chalaun Lomax | Contributing Reporter

WU website updated for simplicity, user-friendliness

In an effort to freshen and modernize the user interface, Washington University launched its newly redesigned website on Monday. Vice chancellor for public affairs Jill Friedman told Student Life that the new website is meant to achieve an intuitive, user-friendly experience that repositions the focus toward the people.

| Contributing Reporter

SU, SPB members express concern about WILD cancellation

Questions of transparency continue to dog Student Union Executive Officers in the wake of the governing body’s decision to cancel next fall’s WILD, with critics suggesting that Exec might be setting a precedent for long-lasting changes to the semesterly concert without first seeking student input.

| Senior Editor

New residence hall to join Umrath, house First Year Center

On the site of the former Rubelmann Hall, a new building is being constructed—but it’s not a new Ruby. The building will be an extension of the already-standing Umrath House, and will share Umrath’s name. Administrators hope that connecting the buildings will help freshmen living in the Residential College interact more.

| Staff Reporter

Social Programming Board criticizes Student Union over fall WILD cancellation (UPDATED)

Social Programming Board, the organization responsible for planning the WILD concert each semester, released a statement Friday afternoon confirming the cancellation of next fall’s WILD and blaming Student Union Exec for the decision.

| Senior Editor

WUPD policing practices deemed ‘a national model’ for other agencies

A professional firm specializing in campus safety called Washington University Police Department’s Fair and Impartial Policing (FIP) policy a national model in recently released findings following an independent review last August.

Chalaun Lomax | Contributing Reporter

Alpha Delta Phi approved for Greek housing, Castlereigh to undergo renovations

Alpha Delta Phi, Washington University’s most recently established fraternity, has been officially assigned an on-campus Greek house.

| Staff Reporter