University conducts survey to guide campus renovation

The Office of Student Affairs put up surveys on boards around campus just before Thanksgiving break, asking students for their thoughts about campus spaces.

Noah Slaughter | Contributing Reporter

Student Technology Services to move to Ursa’s Stageside

A plan to move Student Technology Services into a renovated Ursa’s Stageside is in preliminary stages, according to Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Rob Wild.

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Equipment catches fire in Givens Hall fabrication lab

The fire started when two graduate architecture students were working in the lab. Clayton Fire Department officials were called at 6:37 a.m., and extinguished the small fire shortly after arriving.

Merry May Ma | Contributing Reporter

BREAKING: Francis Field to be renamed Francis Olympic Stadium

Francis Field will be renamed Francis Olympic Stadium in the near future pending final approval, St. Louis Sports Commission President Frank Viverito and St. Louis Olympic Legacy Committee Chairman Michael Loynd said Thursday.

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WU School of Medicine buys property near Forest Park

The Washington University School of Medicine recently purchased eight acres of property, including a large office building, in the Forest Park Southeast neighborhood at a total cost of $6.1 million.

Grace Stohr | Contributing Reporter

Overpass construction to end late October as East End Expansion continues

Construction on the new overpass will extend into the fall semester, with the structure re-opening in late October, along with construction on the East End Expansion, the majority of which is expected to be completed by spring of 2019.

Over the summer, the underground parking garage as well as several building structures were completed as a part of the East End expansion.

Kathleen White and Emma Baker | News Editors

Newman Exploration Center and Thomas Gallery open in Olin Library

An open house event allowed Washington University students, faculty and St. Louis residents to tour the recently opened Newman Tower of Collections and Exploration and the Thomas Gallery last Thursday.

Jessica Bigley | Staff Reporter

Wash. U. no longer to renovate Lee, Beaumont over summer 2018

The decision to cancel the planned renovation was made when the architect of the project discovered accessibility-related challenges with the new design.

Kathleen White | Staff Reporter

WU expands libraries, Olin Business School with large donations

Newman’s Own Foundation awarded Wash. U. Libraries a $50,000 grant to improve the accessibility of collections and digitize the University’s student publications.

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East End construction remains on schedule, affects ThurtenE Carnival, commencement

This year’s ThurtenE Carnival will take place near Francis Field and Washington University’s May 2018 commencement will be in Brookings Quadrangle, with parking located off campus at The Muny.

Kathleen White | Staff Reporter