Dr. David Perlmutter announced as dean of medical school

This month, Washington University announced Dr. David H. Perlmutter as the new dean of the medical school, taking over for Dr. Larry Shapiro on December 1.

| Senior News Editor

Rising senior Jacques de Villiers passes away after battle with cancer

On July 3, rising senior, fraternity brother and Washington University undergraduate student Jacques de Villiers, 21, passed away after battling cancer. In the face of illness, de Villiers led an involved and successful life at Wash. U.

| News Editor

Rubelmann Hall becomes rubble, to be rebuilt by fall 2016

After years of uncertainty, Rubelmann Hall is gone. While decades of students mourn the loss of the archetypal “traditional,” the shiny new Ruby promises more space to keep underclassmen on the South 40 and boasts a to-be-decided storefront.

| Associate Editor

Gamma Phi Beta sorority to colonize in spring 2016

Gamma Phi Beta sorority has been chosen to form a new chapter at Washington University in the spring of 2016, the Women’s Panhellenic Association announced Tuesday afternoon.

| Managing Editor

Olin to see renovations completed by fall 2017

The Washington University Library System is planning a renovation of Olin Library in an effort to address the evolving needs of students, researchers and faculty.

| News Editor

University to begin discussing removing traditional, modern price differences

Residential Life is seeking to relieve some of the financial strain involved in the housing selection process by considering a standard housing rate to remove the difference between traditional and modern dorms.

| Staff Reporter

Dining Services looks to Brown School cafe, Eco To-Go for changes next year

With major changes in the makeup of residential life next year due to increasing class sizes, Dining Services will adjust as needed, but has no explicit plans for change.

Deborah Spencer | Staff Reporter

A ‘mild WILD,’ but a safer environment and smooth run

Despite a chance of rain and a no-show opener, the biannual Walk In Lay Down concert ran smoothly and made strides toward addressing student concerns.

| Editor-in-Chief

Chairman of Holocaust Memorial Museum engages WU community

Fred Zeidman is not just a successful businessman that got his start at Washington University. He was appointed chairman emeritus of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council by George W. Bush in 2002, and he visited campus Wednesday.

Katie Marcus and Alex Siegman | News Editor and Staff Reporter

Oldest dorm on campus scheduled to be demolished after years of delay

Since 1958, students have lived in and loved Rubelmann Hall. Now the oldest residential hall on campus is slated for demolition and replacement, beginning once students leave campus for the summer.

Deborah Spencer | Staff Reporter