Father Lawrence Biondi, president of St. Louis University, will resign after 25 years in the position amidst ongoing controversy over his leadership from faculty and students. The decision follows widespread concern about Biondi’s management, which many say has impeded the school’s growth in rankings and to provide a supportive environment for students and faculty. In [...]
Broken doors bearing artwork of local and worldwide environmental issues were erected on the Women’s Building lawn Sunday in a collaboration student project intended to illustrate how climate issues relate to social justice.
This year’s WILD saw more headlining artists, novel sustainability efforts and new day events, under the direction of the Social Programming Board (SPB), created in November. The concert, which featured performers Yeasayer, Mat Kearney and Atmosphere in a festival-style lineup, was the first to be organized by SPB.
The sound of students snapping their fingers filled Graham Chapel as Take Back the Night audience members expressed their support for a number of their peers who shared their firsthand experiences with sexual assault and rape. The event, which began at 8 p.m.
A non-profit, pro-individual rights group has granted Washington University its “Speech Code of the Month” Award for Residential Life’s harassment policy that may be open to discretionary abuse.
Student Life, the independent newspaper of Washington University, has won 23 awards in the Missouri College Media Association Newspaper contest. The MCMA Newspaper contest honors excellence in collegiate journalism in the state of Missouri. The awards were announced at the annual MCMA meeting in Joplin, Mo. on April 20.
A statutory amendment checking the vice president of finance’s power to spend from long-term savings has passed both Student Union Senate and Treasury.
The Green Events Commission’s first-ever Earth Week is intended to raise awareness of sustainability issues on campus and educate students by means of different events and information sessions. The themed week began with a kick-off in Edison Family Courtyard on Monday, which was also Earth Day.
WU Racing members are holding their first major unveiling of a car they say is their best yet, just two weeks before they take it to Detroit for an international college racing competition.
Students who graduate from Washington University will be more prepared for environmentally conscious careers because of the school’s commitment to sustainability, according to the director of ratings for The Princeton Review.