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

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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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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Entrepreneurship Club kicks off first event with founder of Build-A-Bear

The Washington University Entrepreneurship Club hosted its first-ever speaker Thursday afternoon when board of trustees member and founder of Build-A-Bear Workshop Maxine Clark addressed aspiring student entrepreneurs.

Samantha Blumberg & Serena Mani | Contributing Reporter

Career Fair, Dance Marathon displaced by Athletic Complex renovations

Due to the current Athletic Complex renovations, Dance Marathon and Wednesday’s Fall Career Fair are moving to the Danforth University Center and Mallinckrodt Center, respectively.

Manvitha Marni & Noa Yadidi | Student Life Reporters

Flags planted on campus in honor of 9/11 victims

On Wednesday night, the Washington University College Republicans led students in planting 2,977 flags in honor of the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, with each flag representing one life lost in the attacks on the World Trade Center.

Sam Weien | Contributing Reporter

Duo Icona Pop to headline fall W.I.L.D.

Icona Pop, the Swedish dance-pop duo best known for their 2012 single “I Love It,” will be performing at fall W.I.L.D., Social Programming Board announced Wednesday night.

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Icona Pop announced as W.I.L.D. headliner

Icona Pop, the Swedish dance pop duo best known for its 2012 single “I Love It,” will be performing at fall W.I.L.D., Social Programming Board announced Wednesday night.

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The sound of silence

At 12:28 p.m. on Monday, hundreds of students, faculty and staff fell silent, observing a moment of silence as, 10 miles north of campus, Michael Brown’s funeral drew to a close.

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DVD rental kiosk to open in Bear’s Den this week

Barring further complications, students will be able to rent DVDs from a new kiosk in Bear’s Den, which is expected to open early this week.

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