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

Relay recruits Greeks in fundraising initiative

In an effort to increase involvement and energize fundraising, this year’s Relay for Life is tapping into Greek Life and firing up some friendly competition for the cause.

| News Editor

Astronaut talks plans for future

Mae Jemison, the first African-American woman to go to space, spoke in Graham Chapel on Saturday about her time with the astronaut program and her work with the 100 Year Starship program.

| Senior News Editor

Student Union passes largest general budget in school history

In dividing its largest pot of money in history, Student Union’s general budget proposal passed unanimously for the second consecutive year on Tuesday night.

| Editor in Chief

Olympian Michelle Kwan discusses her successes, identity

As part of this year’s Speaker Series, Olympian Michelle Kwan spoke on Monday about her time as a skater and in her new career as a State Department senior adviser for public diplomacy and public affairs, as well as her identity as an Asian-American.

| Senior News Editor

SU passes two initiatives to boost student involvement, access to student government

Student Union announced two new initiatives last week aimed at increasing opportunities for students to engage in Washington University and the wider community.

Alex Siegman | Contributing Reporter

B-school to update its curriculum, course offerings

Nine new courses and major changes will be implemented in the Olin Business School’s course listings as the school will be amending and updating its curriculum for the class of 2019 and beyond.

| Staff Reporter

Megan Magray named next editor-in-chief

A photographer and active feminist known by her colleagues for her love of bats and constant cheerful attitude, sophomore Megan Magray has been named editor-in-chief of Student Life for the 2015-16 academic year.

| News Editor

Quatrano steps down, Bobick named new dean of engineering

After serving five years as dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science, Ralph Quatrano will step down on July 1 to make way for Aaron Bobick.

| News Editor