off-campus housing

Tentative measure could increase energy efficiency, raise UCity construction costs

An energy-saving measure to be proposed at Monday night’s University City council meeting could affect the design of Washington University’s planned housing north of the Delmar Loop.

| Senior News Editor

Loop development project moves forward

The City Council of University City has voted to allow Washington University to take the next step in its $80 million development project on the Delmar Loop. A pair of small buildings on the Loop will be demolished Monday to formally start the process, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported earlier this week.

| News Editor

A relationship worth investing in

Last Saturday afternoon, Student Union and Residential Life sponsored a block party on the corner of Kingsbury and Melville Avenues. Aimed at improving relations between Washington University students and the local community, the event drew approximately 150 people over the course of two hours.

| Staff Editorial

The real Loop problem

While reading Matthew Curtis’s column in Monday’s paper, “The need for self-defense on [sic] the Loop,” I was stirred with quite a bit of emotion. I was happy that the column was published because it caused me to reflect on why I felt so strongly about what it was saying.

Bram Sable-Smith | op-ed Submission

Information independence

For many years, it’s been trendy to talk about the Wash. U. “bubble”—which includes the Danforth Campus and the Loop, and to a lesser extent downtown Clayton and Forest Park. What doesn’t get mentioned is the community within a community composed of those who live on campus.

| Staff Columnist

Groceries on the Loop

In their second year at Wash. U., some students begin the process of moving off campus. Many will remain on campus for their four years; however, 21 percent of the student body does live off campus. This figure only takes into account off-campus living situations that are unaffiliated with Wash. U.

| Staff Columnist

Damn it feels good to be a senior

It’s right about this time of year when I’m very content with my status as a fourth-year student. Not because I love studying for the LSAT or worrying about jobs, or applying to med school. Not because my future, one filled with responsibilities and stuff, is hurtling toward me. No, I’m happy because I don’t have to move.

| Forum Editor

Council seeks reconciliation with locals

The Neighborhood Voice Community Council had its first meeting of the semester earlier this month in an effort to bring together a community of off-campus students and local residents and establish a means of communication between the two groups.

Grad student in critical condition after assault in Quadrangle apartment

A female graduate student was found physically beaten in the basement laundry room of her off-campus apartment building in the early afternoon on Monday, Dec. 21.

| Student Life Staff

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