Campus Safety

St. Louis startup Noonlight to partner with Tinder, Match

Safety features designed by St. Louis tech startup Noonlight will now be incorporated into dating apps through a new partnership with Match Group, a major online dating company.

| News Editor

Martin announces increased WUPD presence off campus

Chancellor Andrew Martin announced plans to increase Washington University Police Department presence in off-campus neighborhoods, increase the number of shuttles and optimize the emergency communication system in an email to the student body, Jan. 13.

| Senior News Editor

Senate committees outline progress on projects

Student Union Senate urges Washington University to become carbon neutral in the latest draft of the Green Energy Report. Other senate committees are also making progress on their projects.

Jacob Kaplan | Contributing Reporter

SU, student groups react to decision not to reinstate subsidized Uber program

Students are questioning the University’s decision not to reinstate its subsidized Uber program after a recent series of off-campus robberies.

Curran Neenan | News Editor

Rob Wild addresses SU about student concerns regarding recent crime

Student Union Senate hosted Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Rob Wild Tuesday to discuss safety and address student concerns following a spike in crime over the weekend.

| Senior News Editor

Staff editorial: Another year, another robbery, another carjacking

Communication is key: If students know more about what’s going on, they are better able to take safety precautions.

Op-ed: On the loss of students’ safety: Are we worth it?

Ending Wash. U.’s Uber program is not only illogical and short-sighted, but inherently dangerous.

Lizzi Kehoe | Class of 2020

Staff editorial: Uber service further improved due to student requests

Following a string of violent crime in the neighborhoods around Washington University, administrators announced a partnership with Uber to provide free rides to students for the fall semester.

Op-ed: We need you, Wash. U.

When it comes to off-campus safety, Washington University is not doing enough to protect its students.

Kaitlyn Herndon | Class of 2020

Staff editorial: Student safety must stay a priority

It is close to impossible to please everyone involved when the policies themselves have the potential to affect everyone on campus. So, with all of the changes announced by both WUPD and Campus Life, it is of the utmost importance that students continue to offer their input.

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