Jayla Butler

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Ashoka apologizes for ‘hurtful, resentful and unacceptable’ Diwali skit

Ashoka’s executive board released a statement on Monday night outlining their plans for accountability after public outcry about this year’s Diwali skit.

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Fall WILD canceled as SPB looks to host in-person spring concert

SPB will attempt to use the money that would have been used for the fall concert to fund the spring event instead.

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‘Disrespectful and hypocritical’: WU community remains divided on the future of Greek Life as sorority recruitment begins

The Women’s Panhellenic Association began a virtual sorority recruitment process this week, touting a list of reforms designed to make the process more equitable in the face of an ongoing movement to abolish Greek Life at Washington University.

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Three sororities push to dismantle their chapters, facing resistance from Campus Life, national organizations

Continuing in the fight for the abolition of Greek Life, Pi Beta Phi, Kappa Delta and Delta Gamma have now made efforts to officially disband their chapters, to mixed results from their national organizations and little response from Washington University.

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Following a summer of mass deactivations, Campus Life considers next steps for Greek Life

Over 50% of fraternity and sorority members at Washington University have permanently deactivated from their organization following a summer of students pointing out the systemic oppression present within the Greek system.

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BREAKING: WU to offer hybrid instruction for fall 2020 semester

Washington University will offer hybrid classes for the fall 2020 semester. Tuition will remain the same and housing is only guaranteed for freshman and sophomore students.

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‘Founded on the principle of exclusion’: In Greek life, the harm to marginalized communities runs deeper than individual actions

Before Chi Omega’s executive board could post their original statement announcing that their members were planning to deactivate from their chapter, members of the sorority said they were locked out of their Instagram account by their national organization and prohibited from posting about their decision. Several members posted the chapter’s official statement on their personal […]

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‘We all share responsibility’: Campus Life dismisses movement to abolish Greek Life for its role in systemic racism

Following a July 14 Zoom panel hosted by Student Union, Washington University has made their position clear: Campus Life has no immediate plans to scrap Greek life.

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BREAKING: WU announces delayed fall classes, remote exams in January

Washington University undergraduates will start fall classes three weeks after the initially scheduled start date and will take final exams remotely in January, Chancellor Andrew Martin announced in an email Wednesday morning.

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Arts & Sciences investigates Physics 192 academic integrity breach

The office of the Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences and the Physics Department are currently investigating an incident in which Physics 192 exam solutions were posted on Chegg during the exam period.

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