Dining Services text feedback sees limited use

Dining Services is now allowing students to text feedback about their orders, though few students are aware of the new system.

Deborah Spencer | Contributing Reporter

Graduate architecture students’ move to off-campus studio sees mixed reactions

For the first time, the Lewis Center, an off-campus building just north of the Delmar Loop, will accommodate graduate architecture students for studio.

George Zhou | Contributing Reporter

Beekeeping club harvests first honey supply, hopes to add second colony

The Bee School, Washington University’s beekeeping club, successfully harvested its first batch of honey in its three-year history last week.

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Poli-sci program ranked No. 6 by College Factual

Washington University’s political science program was recently ranked No. 6 by college-ranking website College Factual, beating out other well-known political science programs at George Washington University and New York University.

Perry Skolnick | Contributing Reporter

Freshman class council elected without slate system

This year’s Freshman Class Council elections, which saw the highest voter turnout in years, signaled the beginning of the end for the slate system.

Stephanie Peres-da-Silva | Contributing Reporter

New International & Area Studies concentration nears upcoming fall 2015 release

A new international affairs concentration could be available to International and Area Studies students by fall 2015, IAS Director of Undergraduate Studies Andrew Sobel announced at a Tuesday meeting of Sigma Iota Rho, the IAS honorary.

John Lu | Contributing Reporter

Former CIA director of operations delivers lecture on ethics, privacy in intelligence

Former CIA Acting Director of Operations Jack Devine spoke to a packed auditorium Tuesday evening in Steinberg Hall. Co-sponsored by the Washington University Political Review and the University Assembly Series, his lecture dealt with the importance and ethics of national intelligence.

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Assembly Series speaker addresses civil rights, Ferguson implications

In Wednesday’s Assembly Series event, speaker Sherrilyn Ifill, president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc., suggested that Mike Brown’s death on Aug. 9 unveiled a decades-old problem with continuing racial tensions.

Katelyn Mae Petrin | Contributing Reporter

Speaker Series lineup announced

With an increased budget of $170,000, Student Union groups plan to bring bigger names in higher quantities, including LeVar Burton of “Reading Rainbow” and “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” and Michelle Kwan, Olympic figure skater and public diplomacy ambassador.

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WUSTL Sentinel app helpful for some students, seems excessive for others

Washington University has released a safety and security app called “WUSTL Sentinel” for students on the Danforth and Medical School campuses.
In cooperation with the Social Sentinel, a service that aids public officials with social media to improve their reach regarding safety and security, the app was recently introduced in the iPhone App Store and the University plans to release it in the Android Play Store.

Elaine Cole | Contributing Reporter