For the past few semesters, the southeast wall of the Underpass facing the South 40 has been left largely blank, but it may see renewed use by the athletics department.
In a vote with no opposition Tuesday night, Student Union Treasury and Senate passed a general budget that saw an increase in W.I.L.D. talent funding but eliminated Bauhaus’ direct funding. The budget was passed 18-0-0 in Treasury and 18-0-1 in Senate. The budget of $2,685,109.
This year’s Green Cup resulted in a greater amount of energy reduction than has been seen in any of the past years.
Although it did not directly address the topic of the word “retarded,” Monday night’s panel on disability in the media was part of a week of events intended to stop students from using the word.
Twenty-three years after being dissolved as a result of ongoing controversy and diminishing size, a sociology department may return to Washington University. As a historically contentious department, it was shut down in 1991 because of its small size and weakened state.
In two back-to-back votes, Student Union Senate and Treasury passed the general budget for the 2014-15 year without a single representative in opposition. Passed Tuesday night, the budget allocates an estimated $2,821,975 in funding that SU will receive in Student Activities Fees for students coming to the University next year.
Being a true Christian and achieving financial and professional success don’t have to be mutually exclusive, attorney and social entrepreneur Kyle Westaway said at this year’s Veritas Forum on Thursday evening.
After a yearlong trial, Washington University faculty remain divided over offering online classes. About 150 faculty members filled Wilson 214 during Friday’s faculty meeting to debate whether to pass a resolution to continue working with the online education platform Semester Online, the for-profit business that currently runs the program.
A self-proclaimed sports fanatic known by his colleagues for his sarcastic wit and tough-love personality, sophomore Zach Kram has been named editor-in-chief of Student Life for the 2014-15 academic year. His appointment was announced at Friday’s annual banquet of Washington University Student Media Inc. whose board of directors oversees Student Life.
Although the event stretched for more than two hours on a Thursday evening, about 300 students, faculty and community members gathered to hear an impassioned speech about the importance of remembrance given by Holocaust survivor Philip Bialowitz.