Student Groups

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.

| Managing Editor

Uncle Joe’s hosts suicide recognition and prevention workshop as demand for mental health care increases on campus

Uncle Joe’s taught around 25 students how to assess and help prevent suicidal ideation among their peers at a workshop, Friday

| Senior News Editor

Student Union creates Activist Equipment Supply to ‘promote civic dialogue’

SU’s activist equipment supply will allow students to access megaphones, poster boards and other protest-related resources.

| Staff Reporter

SU considers options for student activities fee allocation as University refunds dining, housing

Washington University will begin to refund housing and dining balances on a prorated basis, raising several questions regarding additional refunds and forms of compensation for students.

Ellie Ito and Ted Moskal | Staff Reporters

‘We just want to keep people engaged’: Student groups adjust to coronavirus cancellations

With the shutdown of campus due to coronavirus, Washington University student groups have had to cancel programming and figure out how to move forward with their organizations in an off campus capacity.

| Senior Editor

SU brainstorms ways to account for canceled WILD, comedy show, Trending Topics events

With Student Union events such as WILD, the Spring Comedy Show and the final Trending Topics speaker event now canceled, SU is exploring their options for virtual programming, postponing events to next semester and re-allocating funds.

Ali Gold | Senior Editor

WUnited, new coalition of WU advocacy groups, rallies for a ‘more just’ campus

Five Washington University advocacy groups joined together to form WUnited, a coalition aimed to spur the administration into action on accessibility, support for students and social justice issues, and hosted a rally outside the Danforth University Center, Feb. 27.

| News Editor

Student groups kickoff Mental Health Awareness Month, encourage students to share their stories

Leaders in Interpersonal Violence Education will host Out of Stigma’s Shadow, an event featuring students who will share their experiences with mental health, March 4.

Sulan Pathiranage | Staff Reporter

SU plans to reduce uncertainty over student group funding with new budget overhaul

Student groups will experience a streamlined process for receiving funding as part of Student Union’s planned overhaul of its financial system, set to enter preliminary stages as soon as fall 2020.

| News Editor

‘Still behind the curve’: WU reports significant growth in Pell Grant eligible students

Washington University added 429 Pell Grant eligible students between 2015-16 and 2018-19, marking the ninth-highest growth of all 128 American Talent Initiative (ATI) institutions and surpassing the University’s 2015 goal to increase the amount of undergraduate Pell-eligible students to 13% by 2020, according to a new report from the ATI.

| News Editor

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