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WashU drops to No. 24 in U.S. News rankings following changed formula

Washington University ranked No. 24 in the annual Best National University Rankings list by U.S. News & World Report, nine spots lower than last year’s No. 15 ranking.

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A look into mental health in Sam Fox

Over the course of the school year, Student Life spoke with a number of students, faculty, and administrators who detailed many of the stressors students at the Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts face, separate from those experienced by students in other colleges at Washington University. These stressors include professor expectations and guidance, workload, material fees, studio culture, and the demands of art.

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Guest speakers reveal the secret to happiness

The event “What Would You Do if You Only Had One Week to Live?” fostered dialogue among students and faculty on the science of happiness and finding meaning in a time-limited life, April 12.

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Senate Update: Constitution, Election Packet amendments and committee updates

Student Union (SU) Senate discussed constitutional and election packet changes, gave committee updates, and brainstormed ways to improve the SU Annual Survey that shapes the goals of Senate for the upcoming year in their meeting, March 7.

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Weekly SU Senate meeting includes updates from WUPD

The Washington University Police Department (WUPD) Chief of Police Angela Coonce presented for the Student Union (SU) Senate on Tuesday, Feb. 14, giving an overview of WUPD procedural practices and upcoming projects. 

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News outlets report Dybvig facing Title IX inquiry into sexual misconduct allegations

Bloomberg News reported in December that Philip Dybvig, a professor at Washington University, is facing an inquiry from the University’s Title IX office about allegations of sexual harassment.

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Washington University buys nine Delmar Loop properties in largest land grab yet

Several St. Louis news sources announced yesterday that Washington University purchased nine properties on the Delmar Loop from Joe Edwards, a longtime St. Louis property owner, at the end of 2022. The University, now one of the district’s largest property owners, acquired two parking lots and seven buildings, including the well-known Pin-Up Bowl, a bowling alley near campus.

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Washington University students attend the 2022 UN Climate Change Conference in a week-long trip to Egypt

12 Washington University students attended the 2022 Conference of the Parties summit (COP27) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, Nov. 6-18. 

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SU Treasury approves over 11 thousand dollars for conservative commentator Amala Ekpunobi to speak on campus

Student Union Treasury approved an $11,208.95 budget to fund Amala Ekpunobi, a conservative commentator, to speak at a College Republicans (CR) event titled “Why I Left the Left,” Nov. 15.

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Washington University ‘21 Alum elected Mayor of Bogalusa, LA

Washington University ‘21 Alum Tyrin Truong was elected Mayor of Bogalusa, Louisiana, Nov. 8.

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