Washington University’s newest sorority, Gamma Phi Beta, extended over 100 bids last weekend at the culmination of the chapter’s formal recruitment process.
Residential Life has elected to eliminate Round 3 of housing petitions effective immediately and will instead accept both apartment and suite petitions during Round 2.
Though less than 5 percent of eligible students voted, Arts & Sciences students approved the ArtSci Council’s new constitution on Tuesday, giving the group the expectations and structure necessary to move forward.
Students lined the halls of Crow Hall, home of the physics department at Washington University, in a sit-in to spread awareness of the lack of gender diversity among physics faculty.
In an effort to freshen and modernize the user interface, Washington University launched its newly redesigned website on Monday. Vice chancellor for public affairs Jill Friedman told Student Life that the new website is meant to achieve an intuitive, user-friendly experience that repositions the focus toward the people.
Questions of transparency continue to dog Student Union Executive Officers in the wake of the governing body’s decision to cancel next fall’s WILD, with critics suggesting that Exec might be setting a precedent for long-lasting changes to the semesterly concert without first seeking student input.
On the site of the former Rubelmann Hall, a new building is being constructed—but it’s not a new Ruby. The building will be an extension of the already-standing Umrath House, and will share Umrath’s name. Administrators hope that connecting the buildings will help freshmen living in the Residential College interact more.
Social Programming Board, the organization responsible for planning the WILD concert each semester, released a statement Friday afternoon confirming the cancellation of next fall’s WILD and blaming Student Union Exec for the decision.
A professional firm specializing in campus safety called Washington University Police Department’s Fair and Impartial Policing (FIP) policy a national model in recently released findings following an independent review last August.
Alpha Delta Phi, Washington University’s most recently established fraternity, has been officially assigned an on-campus Greek house.