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Washington U. dining ranked second best nationally by Daily Meal

Junior Andrew Green enjoyed the make-your-own omelet he ate during a visit to Bowdoin University, but he said Washington University’s food is even better. The Daily Meal food blog disagreed. Still, while Bowdoin ranked as having the best college food in America, Washington University was right on its heels with the No. 2 spot in the blog’s annual survey.

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Bill Clinton and Stephen Colbert address social justice in CGI U closing plenary session

In a closed Clinton Global Initiative University session Saturday afternoon, Comedy Central personality Stephen Colbert interviewed former President Bill Clinton before both fielded questions from the audience. While details on the interview portion of the event cannot be released until it airs on Comedy Central Monday at 10:30 p.m.

@PrezBillyJeff and Colbert address taboo topics, social justice

@PrezBillyJeff posted his first tweet Saturday using a Twitter account made for him by comedian/talk show host Stephen Colbert. The Twitter account with profile “I am President William Jefferson Billy Jeff Rodham Clinton. Stephen Colbert is my BFF.” gained just fewer than 300 followers Saturday during an interview that will be aired on Comedy Central […]

Bill Clinton, panelists open commitment to action discussion

President Bill Clinton, joined by his daughter and major international figures, reaffirmed to an audience of thousands on Friday that 20-somethings are more than capable of far-reaching humanitarian initiatives.

‘Wash U Confessions’ goes offline after slur

“Wash U Confessions,” the viral Facebook page which had close to 1,500 likes and highlighted real and mock issues within the Washington University community, was taken offline by its moderator after a racial slur was posted by accident.

SAE activities suspended following racially offensive action involving pledges

SEE THE UPDATED VERSION OF THIS STORY HERE. Washington University and the organization’s national headquarters have suspended all Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity activities following an alleged racially offensive activity involving a large number of pledges Tuesday night. A group of students involved in the pledge process for SAE fraternity reportedly used inflammatory language toward a […]

Impending SU elections face potential empty positions

Campaigning for Student Union elections begins on Monday but only one slate has declared interest for executive positions—and the slate has yet to find all necessary members. The slate, headed by presidential candidate and current Vice President of Administration, junior Matt Re, has not yet selected a candidate for Vice President of Finance.

With few bumps, Student Union passes budget

More than two months earlier and in less than half the time of last year’s decision, Student Union passed its 2013-14 general budget with only one dissenting vote. Despite some concerns voiced previously about the increases in the budget, the general budget passed Treasury unanimously (16-0) Wednesday night less than an hour after discussion began.

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