Center for Diversity and Inclusion brings new initiatives, events to the table

The Center for Diversity and Inclusion is introducing several new discussion programs and administering a campus climate survey.

Ella Chochrek | Contributing Reporter

WU students campaign to raise awareness about climate change

Students from Washington University’s environmental and sustainability groups came together outside the Danforth University Center to educate their classmates about current environmental problems and opportunities facing their generation.

Rachel Katzin | Contributing Reporter

Trustees approve plan for major campus expansion

Years in the making, a proposal to expand the east end of campus with several new buildings, green spaces and an underground parking garage was approved by the board of trustees on Friday.

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Kygo to headline fall WILD

Electronic dance music artist Kygo, known for his 2014 single “Firestone,” will headline fall WILD, Social Programming Board announced Sunday night.

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Trustees approve plan for major campus expansion

The University intends to do this by adding two new academic buildings, Jubel Hall and Weil Hall, as well as green spaces, an underground parking garage and two glass buildings: a designated welcome center for admissions and a building the administration has tentatively titled “The Hub,” which is slated to feature dining spaces, showers, changing rooms and academic programming.

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Students join nationwide support for Planned Parenthood with Pink Out day

Hundred of students rallied on Mudd Field as part of a national “pink out” to support Planned Parenthood amid claims that the women’s healthcare and family planning service illegally sold fetal tissue and calls to pull its federal funding.

Sam Flaster | Contributing Reporter

SAE sets fundraising goal in honor of brother who died of cancer

Following the July 3 death of rising senior Jacques de Villiers after years of battling cancer, his fraternity, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, started a GoFundMe fundraising campaign to raise $100,000 by the end of the academic year.

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Increased sorority involvement pushes recruitment off campus

Growing Greek life involvement nationwide and on campus has forced the Women’s Panhellenic Association to move to an off-campus location for the start of rush.

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Jilly’s-WU relationship stands in midst of impending lawsuit

Dining Services will continue its partnership with Jilly’s Cupcake Bar & Cafe pending a trial against the company and its owner, Jill Segal, recently sued for racial discrimination.

Deborah Spencer | Staff Reporter

Smart Decarceration Conference kicks off with discussion of injust incarceration practices, racial disparity

Rebecca Ginsburg defined the role that universities could play in helping former prisoners stay out of prison in the kickoff lecture of the 2015 Smart Decarceration Conference.

Laura Lee | Contributing Reporter