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And so another semester…

| Student Life

We’ve got some bones to pick with WU…

Another school year is winding down. Wash. U. has made progress, to be sure, but we still have a few bones to pick. Here are our suggestions for making Wash. U. better. Sahil Patel, Editor-in-Chief 1. A sports fanbase—We have some remarkable student-athletes at Wash. U. who are doing outstanding things on and off the field; they deserve some support. 2.

Wash. U. was right to cancel Target event

We believe Wash. U. made an appropriate decision in removing the First 40 Target trip from the freshman orientation schedule. Following the Citizens United Supreme Court decision in January, which opened the door for an expansion of corporate political contributions, Target contributed $150,000 to MN Forward, a conservative interest group.

Studying abroad at WUSTL

Welcome back, everyone! I hope you had a good summer. I know I certainly did. I was in Germany, studying the language. I was a student of a program affiliated with, but not run by, Washington University.

| Staff Columnist

Connect 4 roundtable addresses student response to Mothers bar

Following the town hall forum on the Mothers bar incident held two weeks ago, student group Connect 4 hosted a roundtable on Monday to create task forces for addressing racial discrimination and profiling on campus and to bring greater awareness of diversity issues to the student body. The student group hoped to focus the current energy sparked by the Mothers bar incident on creating long-term action plans for making positive change on campus and in the surrounding community.

| Contributing Reporter

Wash. U. to host NCAA regional play for 2 sports

The Washington University campus will see plenty of NCAA Division III volleyball and women’s soccer postseason action as the Bears host two regionals. Teams must win their match to advance in the NCAA tournament.

| Senior Sports Editor

Metro supporters getting ready for another try at tax measure

The St. Louis County government said on Monday that a transit sales tax measure similar to Proposition M could appear on the county ballot this April, as a coalition of transit advocates ramps up its campaign efforts.

| Copy Chief

Students reach agreement with Original Mothers bar

Senior Class President Fernando Cutz, along with the six black students who allege they were racially discriminated against by the Original Mothers bar in Chicago, said on Wednesday that they will not be pressing charges against Mothers, as part of a legal agreement between the two sides.

| Staff Reporter

University flirts with top spot in Victoria’s Secret contest

Penn State might have clinched the title for the number one party school in the country, but Washington University may soon be the school with the sexiest underwear.

| Managing Editor

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