Student robbed at gunpoint on Waterman Boulevard

A Washington University student was the victim of a robbery when they were approached by an unknown man with a handgun near the intersection of Rosedale Avenue and Waterman Boulevard at 9:10 p.m. on March 30. 

The Washington University Police Department (WUPD) sent a security memo out on March 31 to inform the WashU community of the incident, noting that the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department (SLMPD) is investigating the robbery. 

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SPB’s WILD email is a lesson in transparency

There is no silver bullet to delivering bad news, which is exactly why the administration needs to change its messaging strategy.

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EST announces reduced hours, new safety protocols for fall semester

This semester, the Washington University Emergency Support Team (EST) will no longer provide 24/7 service due to new COVID-19 protocols. Starting Sept. 28, EST will operate from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. from Sunday to Thursday, and 9 a.m. to 12 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. Although the first day of class took place Sept. […]

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Op-Ed: An overlooked risk factor in the spread of coronavirus: domestic travel

“When I called Student Health Services, I was told not to worry about traveling home over break. But, things I am being told by friends and family at home indicates otherwise.”

Logan Press | Class of 2021

Staff Editorial: What is it going to take? WU must reform the way it handles fraternities on campus

Wash. U. allows fraternities to be active on campus, allows them to host parties, allows them to continue to operate despite all of the harm. If the University chooses to allow these activities, it is their responsibility to make them safe for students.

Standing in solidarity: Support your friends’ safety

Personal safety isn’t always straightforward; what might make you feel safe may be strange to others.

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Staff Editorial: 2020 brings the hope of continued safety improvements

The Editorial Board commends Martin for his continuous effort and support on the matter, for being proactive rather than reactive to the safety of Wash. U. students.

Why I don’t want increased policing on or near campus

Sure, these people are meant to protect civilians, but what do you do when you fear those who are supposed to protect you?

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Why I didn’t want to go to WILD this year

The N-word has a long, oppressive history, and the fact that it is now a part of Black joy does not mean it can continue to create joy for everyone else.

Dakotah Jennifer | Staff Writer

Kill two Birds with one stone: Stop riding scooters on campus

A few weeks back, Washington University unveiled a new policy banning motorized transportation on campus. However, there are still those who fail to acknowledge this as a reality and continue to utilize the scooters on campus property.

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