St. Louis Changemaker Spotlight: John Worth & The International Institute

Student Life is launching a monthly series that aims to showcase diverse local leaders making a significant impact on the St. Louis community. The purpose is to bring attention to their efforts in fostering positive change and to introduce the WashU community to various civic causes they could get involved in. John Worth considers himself […]

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Bears and beer: A history of WU’s connection to Anheuser-Busch

Busch Hall and its counterpart, Anheuser-Busch Hall, are seemingly designed to confuse incoming freshmen. Not only, it seems, are there two buildings named for the same brewery (yes, a brewery), but they are located almost as far apart as possible on the Danforth campus. These buildings mark the considerable contributions of the Busch family and the Anheuser-Busch company to Washington University. They’re also just the tip of the iceberg.

Isabella Neubauer | Staff Writer

Washington University’s top political donors discuss civic engagement

In total, University community members donated $58,628.68 to candidates and organizations on both sides of the aisle.

Quincy Schmechel | Contributing Reporter

Relay For Life raises over $175K, ends downward trend

Washington University students raised a total of $175,546.81 at this weekend’s 14th annual Relay For Life event, which is an increase from last year’s total and a step forward after a few years of a downward trend in donations.

Rory Mather | Contributing Reporter

Some suggestions for campus branding

We all know that philanthropic alumni like to attach their names to lasting physical monuments, but in this economy, buildings just aren’t as affordable as they used to be. Luckily, Washington University has a new solution: donate a dorm room.

Successful campus card program should be expanded to donations

A few weeks ago, Student Life showcased Student Union’s and various student groups’ efforts to raise money for the crisis in Haiti. The SU drive has raised over $6,400, and thousands more have been raised through other student fundraisers.

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