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WU moves classes online for first two weeks of the spring semester

The University will also restrict most access to housing and on-campus services through at earliest Jan. 28.

and | Managing Editor and Editor-in-Chief

Underpass Black history mural vandalized with white supremacist propaganda

The spray-paint consisted of a white base layer underneath red and blue messages in support of a white nationalist hate group. 

| Editor-in-Chief

WUPD increases off-campus presence following pattern of burglaries

The increase is a “short-term” approach, WUPD interim chief Dave Goodwin told Student Life in an interview Tuesday.

and | Staff Reporter and Editor-in-Chief

Future of spring 2022 study abroad to be determined in mid-December amid concerns over omicron variant

Washington University will decide in the upcoming weeks if the omicron variant will disrupt spring study abroad programs

and | Senior Editors

SU Treasury incumbent disqualified after re-election

Sophomore Mishka Narasimhan was disqualified from her seat in SU Treasury due to a late expenditure report.

| Managing Editor

SU’s most competitive fall election in years sees an uptick to 34% voter turnout

A dispute over Greek Life and new measures to increase engagement drove turnout up to 34% in SU’s fall election

| Managing Editor

WU sophomore speaks with Michelle Obama in national conversation with college students

Sophomore Natasha Chisholm spoke with the former first lady earlier this month.

| Contributing Reporter

What’s at stake in the SU fall elections

Key issues include the future of Greek Life and mental health on campus.

and | News Editors

Some frustrated with SU funding ahead of elections

Students expressed frustrations with Student Union’s allocation of funding ahead of fall elections this week, though Wednesday’s resolution of a miscommunication alleviated some concerns regarding Treasury’s Nov. 9 decision to reallocate fall WILD funding for the spring.

| Senior News Editor

WU prepares for more active flu season amid ongoing pandemic

Steve Lawrence, one of the University’s top infectious disease experts, said the flu season would be worse than last winter, when the number of flu cases across the country hit record lows, but he was not sure by how much. 

| News Editor

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