Underwater Rubik’s solver: Kevin Hays breaks record
The inclement weather doesn’t stop a smattering of people from gathering around a dunk tank, where Washington University junior Kevin Hays is about to break the world record for solving the most Rubik’s cubes underwater in one breath. The current record is set at five, so Hays must complete at least six.
Point: Without consistency, Writing 1 is irrelevant
One such view is that Writing 1 is not an enjoyable class but still necessary in the college education framework. Another such view—my view—is that the entire course is irrelevant and should be done away with entirely.
Counterpoint: Writing 1 is flawed, but necessary
However, in practice, College Writing 1 has become a pariah of subjective grading scales and teachers with terrible reputations. As someone who has now taken the class, I would argue against the stigma and say that the class actually benefits the majority of students by giving all students valuable writing experience.
Discontent brews among students about housing process
In hope of maintaining transparency with the student body, members of the Office of Residential Life staff spoke at Ursa’s on Thursday evening to answer the many questions about housing that students had submitted via a Congress of the South 40 survey two weeks prior.