Panhel announces new campus sorority chapter due to growing student interest

The new sorority, which will be chosen by May 1 and officially arrive on campus after the end of formal recruitment in January 2016, will be the newest addition to women’s Greek life since Kappa Delta was established at the University in 2013.

New Sam Fox building begins process of selecting architect

Plans for the largest single University construction project to date are officially under way, with the entire process scheduled to finish within four years, Dean Bruce Lindsey announced in a discussion about the new Sam Fox architecture building on Monday.

Deborah Spencer | Contributing Reporter

Wash. U. to debut events focusing on gun violence prevention, awareness

Washington University will soon kick off a year of events focused on using the University’s resources for the advancement of gun legislation and gun violence prevention and awareness, according to Risa Zwerling Wrighton, wife of the chancellor and academic advisor in the College of Arts & Sciences.

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Attempted sexual assault reported near the Loop on Wednesday

The suspect in an attempted sexual assault just south of the Delmar Loop is still at large, a crime alert sent out Wednesday night indicated.

| Staff Reporter

Speaker discusses ethics of using GMOs to grow crop production, combat hunger

Dr. Peter Raven spoke to an audience of students and St. Louis community members on Wednesday night about the ethics behind the use of genetically modified organisms to solve world hunger issues.

| Staff Reporter

Three recruits join new sociology department

Three newly recruited professors will teach three classes offered in the new sociology department next semester.

Noa Yadidi | Staff Reporter

SU elections see lower turnout than fall; most candidates uncontested

Slates were eliminated from this year’s elections, so students had to individually decide to run for office. SU Exec had four uncontested positions, including president, while sophomore Mike Holtz ran against junior Hunter Malasky for vice president of administration, winning with 59.41 percent of the vote.

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Spring SU elections see reduced turnout, easy wins for Exec without slates

Despite having fewer voters in this semester’s elections than participated in the fall, Student Union filled a number of seats across the student governing body on Tuesday. At 31.5 percent, or 2,117 voters, the spring turnout fell from last semester’s 35.4 percent, which marked the highest-ever total for a fall SU election.

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Inaugural celebration praises liberal arts on campus in Ampersand Week

From Feb. 21-28, Arts & Sciences hosted Ampersand Week to celebrate the liberal arts on campus and give students a chance to celebrate the unique flexibility of the college.

Alex Siegman | Contributing Reporter

Transnational identity panel explores multiculturalism, immigrant experience

Thursday night’s Pan-Asia Week discussion on transnational identity drew together various campus Asian groups to start a dialogue on the meaningful experiences of living with a variety of Asian identities.

| Contributing Reporter