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It is already confusing enough that there are so many universities named after Washington. This month, a widespread news article in China named “Washington University” the #2 diploma mill in the world. Now, the Wash. U. students from China have one more thing to explain to their friends and future employers.
Max LaVictoire, a sophomore living in the Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT) house at 7020 Forsyth Blvd., returned from Spring Break Friday to find three swastikas keyed onto his car and all of his tires slashed.
He said that three other cars on Forsyth and in the ZBT lot –-all ZBT members–had their tires slashed as well
Chancellor Mark Wrighton announced Washington University’s new Dean of Arts & Sciences and new Vice Chancellor for Students on Thursday.
The University has been working since September to fill the positions previously held by late James McLeod who passed away on the 6th of that month.
When he reflects on his time as a Washington University student, Rob Hazelwood remembers both the good and the bad. Carrying couches and cases of beer to the quad with his fraternity brothers for W.I.L.D.; legally drinking on the patio of the Theta Xi Fraternity house; receiving dirty looks at and rejections from restaurants in the area; drunk driving on the way back from bars downtown.
Occupy activists may not have actually been protesting anything on campus yesterday, but that didn’t stop their meeting from being relocated.
A recent publication of Student Life has yet again illuminated an issue of ostensibly infinite concern for many Washington University students: rankings. A news report and a staff editorial brought to our attention the fact that the University’s international reputation does not seem to match its national reputation.
Student Life reported today on the state of the National Merit Scholarship Program (NMSP) at Washington University. The National Merit Scholarship Corporation sponsors a $2,500 scholarship for select finalists—Wash. U. participates in the NMSP by extending this scholarship, awarding these scholars $2,500 each year from their sophomore to senior years, and by sponsoring a $2,000 annual scholarship for every other NMSP finalist attending Wash. U.
Wash. U. has been selected as the backup site for the presidential and vice presidential debates during the 2012 general election, the Commission on Presidential Debates announced earlier today.
As a student at Washington University, it’s kind of hard not to feel Dean James McLeod’s impact. His influence is everywhere—in our classrooms, in our administration and even in our residence halls.
Dear Editor, I would like to expand a bit on the history that Davis Sargeant reported on “Civil Rights and Washington University: a complex history,” Stud. Life, 9/1/11. In 1968, a confluence of events led the normally compliant WU faculty to set up a large number of committees to examine virtually all aspects of university governance.