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Baseball, on 14-game win streak to open season, remains second in the nation after sweep of No. 5 Aurora

The victories over Aurora set the stage for the Bears’ toughest stretch yet.

and | Senior Sports Editors

WU climbs three spots to 16th in new U.S. News & World Report rankings

Washington University rose three spots to 16th place in the 2021 U.S. News & World Report rankings of the best universities nationwide, rising one spot globally.

Kimberly Buehler | Contributing Reporter

When Harry boned Sally: Ranking the protagonists of top-10 romantic comedies from least to most sexual chemistry

I consulted multiple sources to compile my list of the generally-agreed-upon “Top 10 Rom-Coms of All Time” and have ranked them from least to most sexual compatibility.

Kiva Runnels | Contributing Writer

WU clocks in at No. 15, falls in national ratings

College ranking season has arrived and Washington University is once again among the top 15 universities in the nation. The recently published U.S. News & World Report National Universities tied the University in 15th place along with Vanderbilt University and Cornell University. This is one spot below from last year’s 14th place.

Alberto Farino | Contributing Reporter

Women’s soccer heads into weekend games with No. 1 ranking

For only the second time in school history, the Washington University women’s soccer team has attained a No. 1 ranking in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America poll, announced Tuesday. The Bears defended their top ranking later that day, beating Millikin University 4-0 on the road in Decatur, Ill. Wash. U. dominated the game, outshooting Millikin 35-8.

| Staff Reporter

U.S. News removes George Washington University from Best Colleges 2013 rankings

Washington University students who are upset when they are mistaken for attending George Washington University could become angrier now that GW’s national reputation has taken a hit. GW was removed from the 51st spot in the U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Colleges of 2013” rankings after it was revealed that the Washington, D.C. university misreported data.

Washington University holds on to 14th in national rankings

In U.S. News & World Report’s Best National Universities rankings for 2012-13, Washington University maintained the 14th-place ranking it held last year.

| Senior News Editor

Olin Business School undergraduate program ranked No. 8 in the nation

The Olin Business School at Washington University’s undergraduate program was ranked eighth in the nation by Bloomberg Businessweek in its 2012 rankings released earlier this week. Last year, the program was ranked 14th.

| Senior News Editor

Change the rankings

It was reported on Tuesday that a “senior administrator” at Claremont McKenna College inflated the school’s reported SAT averages in order to increase its placement in the US News and World Report college and university rankings, where Claremont McKenna is currently ranked as the ninth best liberal arts school.

| Senior Forum Editor

Architecture school ranked 4th in nation

A recent ranking of architecture schools placed Washington University’s Graduate School of Architecture & Urban Design, part of the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, fourth in the nation. The ranking of “America’s Best Architecture and Design Schools” was published by Greenway Communications last week.

| News Editor

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