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Pro-Palestine protest at admitted students event results in court summons for protesters

Protesters shut down an admitted students event as part of a pro-Palestine demonstration calling on Washington University officials to divest from Boeing. As a result, the Washington University Police Department issued 10 protesters court summons for trespassing, disturbing the peace, and refusing to disperse, April 13. 

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Speaker of Senate to remain in role after special recall election

Sophomore Sonal Churiwal will remain the Speaker of Student Union (SU) Senate after receiving 53.12% of the vote to keep her seat in a specially held recall election with high voter turnout from students, April 10. 

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Dreading the lasts: Fontbonne community reckons with closure

With a little over a year left before the university closes and Washington University buys the 16-acre campus, the Fontbonne community must come to terms with a myriad of decisions: to transfer or stay? To retire or find a new position? To play sports at a new school, or stay for one last season?

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No. 7 men’s tennis loses to No. 1 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps and No. 9 Trinity, wins against Skidmore

Following the weekend, the Bears move to 9-7 on the season with four more matches to go before the University Athletic Association (UAA) and NCAA championships.

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Student robbed at gunpoint on Waterman Boulevard

A Washington University student was the victim of a robbery when they were approached by an unknown man with a handgun near the intersection of Rosedale Avenue and Waterman Boulevard at 9:10 p.m. on March 30. 

The Washington University Police Department (WUPD) sent a security memo out on March 31 to inform the WashU community of the incident, noting that the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department (SLMPD) is investigating the robbery. 

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Kappa Sigma and Alpha Phi temporarily suspended in connection to egging incident

The chapters of both Kappa Sigma and Alpha Phi have been temporarily suspended at Washington University pending the results of a student conduct investigation into an incident involving students throwing eggs and potentially saying racial slurs at Bear’s Den (BD) dining hall, March 21, per Dean of Students Rob Wild. 

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Petition released to recall Speaker of Senate

A petition to recall sophomore Sonal Churiwal as the current Student Union (SU) Speaker of the Senate due to allegations of improper conduct, was uploaded onto Washington University’s Group Organizer (WUGO) website, March 26.  

The petition asks that Churiwal be removed “for the sake of unity, justice, and tolerance” due to alleged abuse of power, violation of neutrality rules, threats to expel senators, and generally creating a “culture of fear.” The petition does not have an author’s name attached to it. 

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SU Senate votes for resolution calling for University to divest from Boeing

In a meeting attended by nearly 200 total students, Student Union (SU) Senate passed a resolution 15 to 5 with one abstention, via an unprecedented anonymous vote, calling on Washington University to divest from and cut professional ties with Boeing, March 19. 

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Remembering MFA student and dancer Amarnath Ghosh

To his closest friends and colleagues, 34-year-old Amarnath Ghosh could be described in one word, “intensity.” From his gratitude for life, empathy towards others, passion for dance, and curiosity to learn, Ghosh is remembered by his commitment to giving his all to everything he did. 

Ghosh was in his final year as an Master of Fine Arts (MFA) student studying dance in Washington University’s Performing Arts Department (PAD) when he was killed on Feb. 27, near the Third Degree Glass Factory on Delmar Blvd, just a few months shy of completing his degree. 

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Students stage second protest to demand Prof. Dybvig’s dismissal after sexual misconduct allegations

About thirty students protested outside Olin Professor Phillip Dybvig’s classroom in Simon Hall and demanded his termination following allegations of sexual misconduct against him in 2022 and 2023.

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