Asbestos, a known carcinogen, was found in a piece of plaster in the basement of the Washington University Cooperative’s Quadrangle Housing-owned building, although samples taken by Quadrangle show that asbestos levels fall below Environmental Protection Agency limits. The basement serves as a kitchen and gathering location for residents.
At 9:15 a.m. this Saturday, I heard a loud drilling at my back door. I rolled into the kitchen in my underwear, where I saw an array of carpentry tools spread out on a tarp covering my countertop. What was going on?
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.
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