After the cancellation of the Fall 2022 semester’s WILD, administrators discussed how their planning process has changed and why they are hopeful that spring WILD will be a success.
The University’s semiannual concert, Walk In Lay Down (WILD), was canceled this semester following concerns over student safety at the event and the administration’s inability to find a solution for a late-in-the-game attendee capacity restriction from the University’s Emergency Management (EM) department.
There is no silver bullet to delivering bad news, which is exactly why the administration needs to change its messaging strategy.
Fall WILD, a Student Programming Board (SPB)-run biannual concert, is cancelled due to student safety concerns.
Instead of spending my night watching Zedd perform, I found myself suffocated by the crowd and interrogated by the Washington University Police Department and off-campus paramedics.
Students expressed frustrations with Student Union’s allocation of funding ahead of fall elections this week, though Wednesday’s resolution of a miscommunication alleviated some concerns regarding Treasury’s Nov. 9 decision to reallocate fall WILD funding for the spring.
SPB will attempt to use the money that would have been used for the fall concert to fund the spring event instead.
The forum, which took place one week before SU elections on March 30, covered topics ranging from accountability and transparency to the role of WUPD and Greek Life on campus.
Watching TV isn’t a true substitute for live entertainment, and I’ve found myself missing that more and more.
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