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University hosts Sababa Jewish festival

Washington University hosted The Sababa Festival, an exhibition of Jewish arts and culture, on Sept. 18. 

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New class on reproduction for Fall 2022 semester

Washington University now offers “The Politics of Reproduction,” a new course focusing on reproductive issues, for the Fall 2022 Semester.

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Flood damage in Lopata House

Lopata House, a sophomore dorm in the Village, suffered lasting damage in its basement after a summer of record-breaking floods. The laundry room, computer room, and Muslim Prayer Room in Lopata have been closed until further notice. 

| Junior News Editor

Students gather for 9/11 memorial one year after controversy

Following the 9/11 controversy that swept campus last year, the Washington University College Republicans (WUCR) hosted a flag planting event to honor the 2,977 victims of the terrorist attack. The club advertised it as a nonpartisan event open for all community members to participate in.

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WU researchers develop intranasal vaccine

WU researchers developed a COVID vaccine that was authorized in India on Sept. 6.

| Contributing Writer

Monkeypox: What is it and what are the University’s plans? 

As monkeypox outbreaks continue to spread throughout the country, Washington University’s medical professionals and administrators are preparing for potential infection on campus. 

| Contributing Writer

Review of WU Expungement Policy Reveals Stricter Standards on Cheating than Sexual Assault  

The University’s expungement policy has left some Washington University students conflicted, both lauding its advancements in restorative justice, but concerned about its stance on sexual assault and other violations. 

| Staff Writer

Dining Service Changes

Dining Services closed Etta’s Micro-Mart, the self-service food market in Steinberg Hall, on Wednesday, August 17, for an unspecified amount of time. A Farmer’s Fridge vending machine is now available in the same space at all hours. 

| Junior News Editor

University announces space equity planning process

A committee of Washington University administrators and community members has been created to work on allocating space in a more student-driven process to better meet the needs of its ever-changing student body.

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Booster shot remains strongly recommended, new COVID housing policies for fall

This year, the Habif Health and Wellness Center at Washington University continues to strongly recommend the booster. At the same time, Washington University is loosening COVID-19 quarantine and isolation policies. 

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