With an increased budget of $170,000, Student Union groups plan to bring bigger names in higher quantities, including LeVar Burton of “Reading Rainbow”
and “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” and Michelle Kwan, Olympic figure skater and public diplomacy ambassador.
Washington University has released a safety and security app called “WUSTL Sentinel” for students on the Danforth and Medical School campuses.
In cooperation with the Social Sentinel, a service that aids public officials with social media to improve their reach regarding safety and security, the app was recently introduced in the iPhone App Store and the University plans to release it in the Android Play Store.
The Washington University Entrepreneurship Club hosted its first-ever speaker Thursday afternoon when board of trustees member and founder of Build-A-Bear Workshop Maxine Clark addressed aspiring student entrepreneurs.
Sustainability advocates on campus hope that changes to the Forsyth path and the accessibility of on-campus parking will promote students walking and biking rather than driving.
Due to the current Athletic Complex renovations, Dance Marathon and Wednesday’s Fall Career Fair are moving to the Danforth University Center and Mallinckrodt Center, respectively.
“Conversation Circles” is a series of one-hour open discussions for faculty and staff coordinated by the Office of the Provost, the Gephardt Institute for Public Service and the Office of Human Resources to discuss issues surrounding recent events in Ferguson.
After 26 years at Washington University, Vice Chancellor for Students Sharon Stahl has announced her coming retirement for the end of the academic year.
Kenji Yoshino, author of this year’s First Year Reading Program book, “Covering: The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights,” touched on his own experiences with trying to fit in to society as well as the development of the bisexual and transgender rights movements in the opening assembly series lecture Monday night.
On Wednesday night, the Washington University College Republicans led students in planting 2,977 flags in honor of the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, with each flag representing one life lost in the attacks on the World Trade Center.
Students looking to eat on main campus on the weekend will have to turn to Whispers, Cafe Bergson, Einstein Bros Bagles or Subway, as the Danforth University Center Servery and Etta’s no longer operate on the weekends.