Michelle Merlin

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Apparent energy reductions follow Green Cup

In the month after the Green Cup finished, energy use in on-campus dorms continued to fall, according to figures released by the Office of Sustainability earlier this week. The figures show a reduction in energy use in March compared to January in every on-campus dorm, with many dorms reducing use in March compared even to February, when the Green Cup was going on.


Student robbed after driving strangers

Three suspects stole a female student’s car after she offered to give them a ride to the Delmar MetroLink stop on Thursday around noon.
Police officers found one juvenile suspect and took him into custody. The vehicle was recovered in St. Louis.

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Woman confesses to vandalizing ZBT members’ vehicles

The University City Police Department announced Wednesday morning that a female suspect confessed to vandalizing the cars of members of the Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT) fraternity. She was taken into custody and arrested for vandalism. Max LaVictoire, a sophomore living in the ZBT house at 7020 Forsyth Blvd., returned from spring break on Friday to find three swastikas keyed into his car and all of his tires slashed.

Female confesses to vandalism against ZBT members

University City police announced Wednesday morning that a female suspect confessed to vandalizing the cars of ZBT members. She is a former acquaintance of one of the fraternity’s members, the press release said. ZBT members returned from break to find that four of their cars had slashed tires. One of the cars had three swastikas […]

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Swastikas etched onto car, tires slashed outside ZBT house

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

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Wrighton names McLeod’s successors

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.

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Washington University investing $80 million to develop apartment complex on the Loop

Washington University is proposing an $80 million plan to build apartments with storefronts on the Delmar Loop and Eastgate Avenue. The project is a culmination of years of research with Loop businesses indicating that the area could support more retail and residential development.

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The Grove: An eclectic, diverse area

The Grove is a unique business district located on Manchester Road between Kingshighway Boulevard and Vandeventer Boulevard. It hosts a variety of unique businesses, art galleries, restaurants and the LGBT Community Center.

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Your guide to: the Central West End

The Central West End is located east of campus and includes the Washington University Medical School campus. Its boundaries are formed by Delmar Boulevard, N Vandeventer Avenue, Union Boulevard, Forest Park Avenue, and Route 64. Students can hop on the metro and go east to the Central West End stop or simply drive down Lindell Boulevard.

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Hardware malfunction halts CAREERlink access for 3 days

Students logging into CAREERlink to apply for jobs last Thursday through Monday were met with an unpleasant surprise—the site was down. CAREERlink, Washington University’s interactive career database, enables employers to post openings and students to apply to those openings.

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