Trolley delays continue, lawsuits led against project

In a lawsuit filed against the Loop Trolley project, plaintiff Peter Sarandos argues that the Loop Trolley tracks extend 300 feet past the designated boundary in St. Louis City and 235 feet past the district’s boundary in University City.

Emma Baker | Staff Reporter

Students petition against WU’s decision to move physics library

Student Union, with help from Washington University’s student-run Physics Club, passed a resolution demanding that the University maintain or increase the current size of the Pfeiffer Physics Library in its upcoming renovations Dec. 5.

Anjali Vishwanath | Contributing Reporter

‘A slap in the face:’ How the Republican tax bill would affect Wash. U.

The U.S. Senate passed a sweeping tax reform bill which would implement taxes on earnings from university endowments in a heavily partisan 51-49 vote Saturday.

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Two armed robberies near Danforth Campus, suspects still at large

Two armed robberies near Danforth Campus, west of Forsyth Boulevard and near Eastgate Avenue, were reported Wednesday night.

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Students express concerns during chancellor search hearing sessions

As the search for a new chancellor at Washington University continues, multiple hearing sessions were held on Nov. 29, Dec. 4 and Dec. 5 so that students, faculty and staff could voice their opinions on what they want to see in the next chancellor.

Jessica Bigley | Contributing Reporter

WU graduate student arrested protesting GOP tax bill

Astrophysics graduate student Ben Groebe was arrested during a protest against the Republican tax bill on Capitol Hill Tuesday.

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Student Sustainability Board announces composting initiative to make WU events waste free

The Student Sustainability Board, established this past fall semester, announced a new composting initiative that aims to make all campus events waste free.

Andrew Celli | Contributing Reporter

Kaplan survey, admissions officers discuss how to get into medical school

Following the release of Kaplan Test Prep’s 12th annual survey on medical school admissions Nov. 27, administrators from Washington University School of Medicine discussed what they look for most when reviewing applications.

Meghan Sharma | Contributing Reporter

SPB to implement changes following controversy surrounding fall 2017 WILD

Social Programming Board plans to enact new changes to both its constitution and events after the controversy surrounding the choice of Lil Dicky as this semester’s WILD headliner.

Zachary Berman | Staff Reporter

Former Wash. U. student posted photos of classmates to sex fetish website

Former Washington University student Alex Zhang, who graduated in 2014, has been suspended by the University of Miami School of Medicine and is currently under investigation for posting photos of his female classmates to sex fetish websites.

Kathleen White | Staff Reporter