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.

| Senior News Editor

University plans to open new School of Public Health

For the first time in 100 years, Washington University is creating a new school division: the School of Public Health.

| Junior News Editor

WUPD Chief Glenn to leave in three weeks and take over as police chief in Missouri hometown

WUPD Captain and Bureau Commander Dave Goodwin will take over as interim chief.

| Editor-in-Chief

Students, faculty and friends reflect on Danforth’s life and legacy at memorial service 

Danforth, who passed away on Sept. 16, 2020, at the age of 94, was remembered as one of the most influential administrators in the University’s history.

| Staff Reporter

Wrighton to serve as George Washington University interim president

Wrighton was Washington University’s highest-paid employee during the year ending in June 2020, reporting over $2.8 million in compensation according to the University’s form 990, and will take a sabbatical while leading GWU, Washington University announced in The Source Friday afternoon.

| Editor-in-Chief

More like normal, but with masks: What to know from the fall plan

The announcement ushers in the start of a school year that will look more like pre-pandemic college, with predominantly in-person classes and no plans for surveillance testing.

, and | News Editors and Editor-in-Chief

WU reinstates indoor mask requirement

The move comes as St. Louis city and county became some of the first local governments in the nation to bring back mask mandates for indoor public spaces.

| Editor-in-Chief

WU mandates COVID-19 vaccination for students by fall semester

The University’s vaccination requirement comes after 112 colleges and universities have required the vaccine for students in the fall, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education.

and | Managing Editor and Senior News Editor

Announcement of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for class of 2021 commencement speaker sparks excitement

Abdul-Jabbar, who has been a prominent advocate for racial and social justice since his playing days, will record a speech before commencement that will be broadcast on large screens at Francis Olympic Field and streamed to graduates who will not be at the in-person ceremony.

and | Editor-in-Chief and Managing Editor

University plans ‘predominantly in-person instruction’ and return to relative normal for the fall

“Overall, we are cautiously optimistic that fall will feel a lot more ‘normal’ than what we have experienced during the current academic year,” Chancellor Martin and Provost Wendland wrote in an email to the student body.

| Associate Editor

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