Chancellor Mark Wrighton joined over 470 other university presidents and chancellors in signing an open letter in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which protects students whose immigration status would otherwise be threatened.
The Muslim Students Association held a fastathon to bring awareness to hunger and poverty in the St. Louis community.
Plenty of men sported a little extra facial hair for the annual “No Shave November,” without staying true to its original cause—awareness for prostate cancer—yet this year, several Washington University students returned to the month’s roots.
A student-led fundraising effort raised $2,000 to help support Bear’s Den employee Bill Jackson, who recently suffered a familial loss, by using the app Venmo to rally monetary support.
Two Washington University alumni, 2015 graduate Damari Croswell and 2016 graduate Yidan Qin, were recently named finalists for the Rhodes Scholarship. Croswell applied as an American Scholar, while Qin applied as a Chinese Scholar.
Students and faculty gathered to discuss how women in the workforce are often treated with less respect and given lower expectations than their males counterparts, as well as how the future generation can help solve the issue.
Featured panelists discussed new Missouri gun legislation and possible initiatives moving forward Monday night at a gun violence panel held at Washington University’s Hillel.
Students who live in Residential Life housing no longer have to pay a fee in order to stay in the dorms over winter break.
Dining Services will expand its kosher offerings to provide hot kosher lunch in Bear’s Den in response to student feedback.
A new luxury student housing complex—complete with a rooftop pool and a yoga studio—will open on the east end of the Delmar Loop just prior to the start of the fall 2017 semester.