949 students and community members voted at the Sumers Recreation Center in the midterm elections this Tuesday, Nov. 8. Voters decided on Senate and House seats, police funding, and the legalization of marijuana, among other ballot items.
Administrators altered the Washington University expungement policy to no longer allow students with interpersonal violence violations on their record to submit appeals for expungement on Oct. 11, after vocal opposition from numerous student groups.
The artists behind the “The Never Ending Story” mural held a conversation about race and free speech, along with a signing for their photo book commemorating their mural, Sept. 28.
Following the 9/11 controversy that swept campus last year, the Washington University College Republicans (WUCR) hosted a flag planting event to honor the 2,977 victims of the terrorist attack. The club advertised it as a nonpartisan event open for all community members to participate in.
As monkeypox outbreaks continue to spread throughout the country, Washington University’s medical professionals and administrators are preparing for potential infection on campus.
The University’s expungement policy has left some Washington University students conflicted, both lauding its advancements in restorative justice, but concerned about its stance on sexual assault and other violations.
This year, the Habif Health and Wellness Center at Washington University continues to strongly recommend the booster. At the same time, Washington University is loosening COVID-19 quarantine and isolation policies.
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