The Loop: Trolley construction leads to 12-day intersection closure

Starting Monday, April 25, and running for 12 days, the intersection of Delmar and Skinker Boulevard will be closed to allow construction crews to install the tracks for the New Loop Trolley. Loop traffic will be rerouted to Forest Park Parkway and Big Bend Boulevard as the streets have similar capacity to Delmar.

| Managing Editor

Board of trustees votes to award five honorary degrees at Commencement

The board of trustees voted to award five honorary degrees at this year’s commencement, which will be held on May 20 in Brookings Quadrangle.

| Editor-in-Chief

Social Justice Center to strategically realign with Center for Diversity and Inclusion

The Social Justice Center (SJC) will join forces with the Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) next year in an effort to “strategically realign” the two groups with similar goals at the instruction of the Division of Student Affairs. The new body will maintain the Center for Diversity and Inclusion name.

Izabella Pastrana | Contributing Reporter

Upcoming fall hackathon to focus on HealthTech inventions

Students from across the United States and Canada will travel to Washington University this November for the third annual ArchHacks “hackathon,” where they will work on technology projects alongside mentors from leading companies.

| Senior News Editor

Proposal to create space for low-income students, combat stigma

In an effort to address the needs of low-income students on campus, the two undergraduate representatives to the Washington University board of trustees will present a proposal to the board on May 5 at their semesterly meeting, hoping to foster community and provide resources for those students.

| Associate Editor

GiftAMeal wins regional semifinal, keeps chance to win $250,000 alive

GiftAMeal, a Washington University student-run start-up company and app formerly known as FoodShare, won the St. Louis RECESS regional semifinal at the Pageant Theatre on Tuesday, and will advance to the national championship in Los Angeles on June 9 where they will have the chance to win $250,000.

| News Editor

Sigma Chi restructures final ‘Derby Days’ events, WPA encourages sororities to participate

Following the cancellation of events deemed inappropriate in fraternity Sigma Chi’s annual philanthropy week, the Women’s Panhellenic Association (WPA) decided to revise their earlier position, which discouraged sororities from participating.

| News Editor

SPB adds programming to week of WILD

WILD Week, a series of events organized by Social Programming Board leading up to and following WILD this Friday, kicked off Sunday with a screening of the season six premiere of “Game of Thrones” in Tisch Commons.

| News Editor

OWN IT discussion highlights positive psychology, community engagement

Over 30 students discussed community involvement at OWN IT: WashU’s spring event Tuesday in a way that mirrored the “break-out session” structure of their upcoming fall summit.

| Contributing Reporter

Friends, family remember in wake of student’s death

Sophomore Sarah Longyear died Friday, April 22 in Palo Alto, Calif., her hometown, after being struck by a passenger train. Longyear, who was suffering from depression, was on a leave of absence from Washington University and residing at home. She was 19 at the time of her death.

| Breaking News Editor