‘We have lost a significant part of the student experience on campus’: LNYF pushes forward despite Gargoyle setback

The annual Lunar New Year Festival performance will kick off Feb. 7 and 8, marking the group’s first set of shows since the loss of the Gargoyle rehearsal space.

| News Editor

Student groups, administration discuss next moves in Gargoyle, Mallinckrodt 100A removals dispute

Student groups strongly opposed the transition as they view the spaces as essential to their operations, after it was first announced to them March 7. Groups tried to convince the administration to reverse its decision, but after they learned it was final, they are now putting pressure on the administration to change the way it communicates with student groups.

Curran Neenan | News Editor

Administration responds to student concerns over removal of Gargoyle and Mallinckrodt 100A

Following the student body’s negative reaction to the news that the Gargoyle and Mallinckrodt 100A would no longer be available to student organizations after May, administrators said they plan to address the concerns of student groups that use those spaces.

| Staff Reporter

KWUR Week 2019 brings lineup of free music to campus

For the last 27 years, KWUR has tried to reflect the diverse musical interests of the Wash. U. campus community.

Isabella Neubauer | Staff Writer

Op-ed: What else do we need to do?

Students weren’t part of the conversation to eliminate the Gargoyle and Mallinckrodt 100A. Students weren’t asked how this change would impact student groups. Students weren’t asked what accommodations would be needed to handle these changes. Students weren’t included whatsoever.

Washington University Student Leaders

Student groups petition to keep Gargoyle open

Washington University notified student groups the Gargoyle and Mallinckrodt 100A would no longer be available after Commencement 2019 in an email March 2.

News Editors

Staff editorial: Student needs should come before office space

While there might be a very real need for new office space, prioritizing it over a versatile open space for student groups without seeking student input is antithetical to what the University’s mission should be.

SPB’s switch from Gargoyle to Pageant a risky and potentially costly move

The final SU-approved budget for Social Programming Board includes a fall concert that will be held at the Pageant rather than the Gargoyle, a change intended to attract and accommodate more students while reducing cost per head. Though we commend SPB for taking steps to upgrade its historically underappreciated concert series, we at Student Life are skeptical as to whether this move to the Pageant is the best way to do so.

Without WILD, the Gargoyle needs more love

The Gargoyle is one of the most underappreciated spaces on campus, only used for the semesterly concerts put on by Social Programming Board. Other than that, the venue sits empty in the Mallinckrodt Center basement, save for a few WU-SLam or Kuumba events here and there and SPB’s Happy Hour. We at Student Life feel that this is a shame.

Smallpools lights up the Gargoyle

The crowd was starting to get edgy after over an hour of generic dance music from opener Hotel Garuda (a whisper in the crowd asked, “Has this all been one song?”), when suddenly the Gargoyle finally plunged into full darkness. Startled back into awareness, students cheered as Vivaldi’s “The Four Seasons” began to echo throughout the small space.

| Music Editor

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