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Wrabel’s set cut from WILD due to technical difficulties

After experiencing difficulties connecting Wrabel’s equipment with the provided sound systems, Social Programming Board (SPB) made the decision to cancel his performance at approximately 8:00 p.m. so that performing artists Tinashe and Carly Rae Jepsen would have time to finish their sets.

Kathleen White | News Editor

From the passenger’s seat: A night with WUPD

In light of Student Life’s reporting on recent crime in the area, WUPD offered to let a reporter ride along with an officer for a night. The following is an account of what happened on Thursday, Oct. 4.

Noah Slaughter | Contributing Reporter

WU hosts workshop on climate change

Washington University hosted “Reflections on Climate Change,” an environmental workshop featuring Chancellor Mark Wrighton and several influential figures in climate change policy Sept. 29.

| Senior News Editor

Insensitive GroupMe messages prompt anger, apologies from senders

A series of insensitive messages in the Umrath Hall first floor GroupMe prompted backlash on social media and led to apologies from the messages’ authors this week.

| Editor-in-Chief

City of Clayton mayor releases letter responding to investigation of police actions during IHOP incident

In the letter, Sanger explained the findings of the independent investigation into the situation launched by the mayor’s office and the Board of Aldermen. In the report, Sanger outlined his belief that the police officers involved acted properly, citing that some of the students were carrying IHOP to-go bags, were walking from the general area of the restaurant and were the only visible people on the street.

| Senior News Editor

Habif Health and Wellness Center expands mental health services with new employees

The Habif Health and Wellness Center added five new employees to its Mental Health Services department at the beginning of the semester in response to student requests for more counseling services.

| Staff Reporter

Etta’s Cafe and Holmes carvery to close with opening of new eatery

Etta’s Cafe and the carvery station in Holmes Lounge are both tentatively set to close with the opening of Parkside Cafe, an eatery in the newly constructed Schnuck’s Pavilion, in the summer of 2019.

Curran Neenan | Contributing Reporter

President of the Republic of Malawi, former WU professor receives honorary degree

Arthur Peter Mutharika, president of the Republic of Malawi and former Washington University professor, was conferred with an honorary degree by Washington University Sunday.

Noah Slaughter | Contributing Reporter

SU confirms Trending Topics speakers

Student Union confirmed the remaining four speakers of the Trending Topics Speakers Series early Monday: “Jane the Virgin” star Justin Baldoni; former CEO of HP and former running mate of 2016 presidential candidate Ted Cruz, Carly Fiorina; scholar and environmental activist Vandana Shiva; and CNN journalist Lisa Ling.

Kathleen White | News Editor

EPA signs decision to clean West Lake Landfill

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) signed a decision to remove radioactive waste from the West Lake Landfill in Bridgeton, Mo., Sept. 27. Seventy percent of the radioactive waste will be removed from the landfill, which is located about 16 miles northwest of the Danforth Campus.

Jaden Satenstein | Contributing Reporter