[UPDATED 12/10 10:00 p.m] CORRECTION APPENDED BELOW. At the third open discussion on socioeconomic diversity in two weeks, administrators had no trouble responding to student questions on everything from scholarships to endowment spending—until one student asked about recruiting from urban areas. Provost Holden Thorp and Vice Chancellor for Admissions John Berg said they have no [...]
Mum’s the word on the drunken Halloween Party in the law school that led the school to impose a prohibition until the end of the semester.
A revamped course listings website featuring a new layout and improved functionality went live last week to mixed reactions. Due to a push for the course guide to be greener, Washington University felt that, after printing fewer and fewer copies of the physical book each year, it could finally be phased out but not without a major overhaul of the website.
A Walk In Lay Down-themed hookup website has been blocked from Washington University Wi-Fi after the Student Union president raised concerns that it promoted sexual assault. The student-created site, awildnight.
Washington University plans to launch a pre-college preparatory program for high school students in the St. Louis area this summer. The program, organized by Leah Merrifield, assistant vice chancellor for community engagement, will house 20 rising high school sophomores on the University campus and offer the students programming intended to prepare them for college.
A former Washington University student’s public accusation of mental health mismanagement has sparked a campus dialogue on how the University handles psychological illness.
Plans for a physical diversity center on campus remain little more than a number of priorities being discussed, reflecting confusion surrounding the newly formed Mosaic Project.
For many students, the days of being stranded on campus without a WeCar or waiting 20 minutes for the Campus Circulator may soon be over thanks to Andrew Heaslet.
Students using the student insurance plan offered through Washington University this year were not automatically enrolled when their previous policy expired, a change that caused confusion among a number of students. Changes to the University’s insurance requirements allow students to opt out of the previously required student health insurance by Sept.
A new initiative by the Office of Student Conduct looks to bring academic integrity to the spotlight. For the first time, new students entering Washington University are required to watch a video and complete a short quiz regarding the school’s academic integrity policy before freshman orientation.