University assessing animal-based program policies for next semester

Following last year’s rabies scare, Washington University administration is currently assessing a potential policy change for student programming that might limit the organizations through which student groups can bring animals to campus

| Staff Reporter

WU/FUSED makes photo campaign, petition for socioeconomic diversity

A WU/FUSED petition asks that Washington University bring its Pell Grant-eligible student percentage up to par with peer institutions by 2020, release information about different strategies for reaching that goal, increase support for students in St. Louis Public Schools to apply and attend, and increase financial aid to cover additional expenses.

| News Editor

Forum discusses tuition, financial aid

Washington University’s 3.6-percent tuition increase from the last academic year to this one was the lowest in 60 years, Barb Feiner, vice chancellor of finance and chief financial officer, said at Monday night’s Tuition Forum.

Sam Weien | Staff Reporter

Soh’s family pursues settlement a year after son’s death

The manner of death for Washington University senior Yongsang Soh, who fell from a 23rd-floor balcony last year, has been changed to “undetermined” after originally being ruled a suicide.
Soh fell from an apartment in The Dorchester on Forest Park on the morning of Oct. 26, 2013. His parents soon opened a private investigation into his fall, which has turned up evidence they think suggests the University played a part in Soh’s death.

| Editor-In-Chief

Yongsang Soh’s family seeks settlement from University for son’s death

A year after their son died from falling off a 23rd-floor balcony, the parents of Washington University student Yongsang Soh are pressuring the University to take responsibility for their loss.

| Editor-in-Chief

University hopes to sustain size of freshman class in expansion

Bigger may be better for Washington University: administrators recently revealed plans to admit classes the size of this year’s 1,765-member freshman class for the next several years until the undergraduate population reaches a total enrollment of 7,000.

Noa Yadidi | Contributing Reporter

Carnaghi’s departure spurs SU alumni concerns

A letter from alumni expressing concern about Jill Carnaghi’s June 2014 departure from Washington University has received a response from administrators, but no details about whether Carnaghi was forced to resign were provided.

| News Editor

Mosaic Project to conclude, be dissolved into Center for Diversity and Inclusion

The Mosaic Project will be announcing its conclusion in the upcoming weeks, wrapping up its year-and-a-half-long presence on Washington University’s campus.

Sam Weien | Contributing Reporter

Sociology department announces new chair, renewed hiring efforts

After a lengthy absence from Washington University, the sociology department is making its return, starting with the appointment of Steve Fazzari as chair.

| News Editor

Center for Diversity and Inclusion opening brings hope for further action

The second floor of the Olin Library was a bit louder than usual on Tuesday afternoon as the Center for Diversity and Inclusion officially welcomed Washington University community members for its grand opening.

| News Editor