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Tensions heat up over Greek Life as spring recruitment kicks off

According to the Women’s Panhellenic Association (WPA) and the Interfraternity Council (IFC), as of Jan. 24, 530 individuals have filled out this spring’s Greek Life interest form, nearly double the total of 300 new members who joined WPA and IFC organizations last spring.

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Students and faculty adjust to an online learning environment as the semester kicks off virtually

Washington University concluded the semester’s first two weeks of online classes Friday, marking the first time most courses have been fully remote since Spring 2021. For many students, the return to remote learning signified a rocky start to the semester.

| News Editor

WUPD arrested a person in connection with Underpass vandalism over a month ago, University reveals

The arrest took place on Dec. 23, WUPD interim chief Dave Goodwin wrote in an email to Student Life Thursday, but administrators did not communicate that date in Thursday afternoon’s email. 

and | Managing Editor and Editor-in-Chief

Students and administrators repaint vandalized underpass mural with ‘Black Lives Matter,’ flowers and handprints

University leaders have said there is an ongoing investigation into the vandalism and that they hope to provide more information in the near future.

| Managing Editor

Students express frustration with online classes and the University’s spring plan ahead of the return to in-person instruction

How students have reacted to WU’s spring plan

| Senior Scene Editor

Future or ‘farce’: A look at WU’s Consortium for Clean Coal Utilization

While Washington University’s Consortium for Clean Coal Utilization (CCCU) describes itself as a research center on the cutting edge of climate solutions, the consortium’s support for the continued use of fossil fuels and its focus on carbon capture and sequestration have faced scrutiny.

| Staff Reporter

From boosters to testing: What you need to know as the semester starts up

From a more detailed explanation of Washington University’s lack of a booster requirement to an overview of the services available on campus during the first two weeks of class, here are answers to some of the most important questions facing the university community as the semester gets underway.

| Managing Editor

Alkilani resigns as Student Union VP of Finance

“It is no longer reasonable for me to shoulder this burden,” Alkilani wrote in an email to student group officers Jan. 12.

| Managing Editor

College of Arts and Sciences announces plans for new building alongside 10-year strategic plan

Washington University announced the construction of a new building for Arts & Sciences located in the center of campus.

| Staff Reporter

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.

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