‘I felt like my safety didn’t matter’: One resident advisor’s story of how Residential Life failed her 

When former WashU RA Alyssa Ashford experienced harassment from two of her residents, she got little follow-up from Residential Life. “ResLife in general thinks that RAs are disposable,” she said. “That’s how they treated us.” This is Alyssa’s story.

Letter to the editor: In response to the anonymous op-ed submission about the RA selection process

The safety and well-being of our students is always our top priority, and our team of well-trained and carefully selected resident advisers are here to ensure that the students living with us feel safe and supported.

Kawanna Leggett, Rob Wild | Executive Director of Residential Life, Dean of Students

RA selection too delayed, interferes with housing

Last Friday, Residential College directors across campus announced resident adviser selections for the 2016-2017 academic year, throwing a proverbial wrench into the housing selection process. Groups of rising upperclassmen, that include RA candidates, now have to deal with the potential fallout of one of their own suddenly being plucked for a higher purpose.

Diwali revisits ticket distribution system

In response to numerous complaints from the student body, Ashoka, the Washington University South Asian students association that puts on the show Diwali, recently confirmed that it will change the method for distributing tickets to the show.

| Contributing Reporter

Change method for distributing Diwali tickets

One of the best aspects of Washington University is that it is home to a dizzying array of diverse people who love to plan programs, events and shows for the student body to enjoy.

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