#AreWeGood? On nostalgic masochism and the Chicago Cubs
I am a Cubs fan and have been since before I was born. My suffering was decided for me years ago when my dad’s dad moved to Chicago in 1964 and for some reason decided to yoke his descendants to the constantly burning wagon of hopelessness that is Chicago Cubs.
Facilities and Construction
Parking pass prices continue to rise as lots move underground
Earlier this fall, drivers across campus were hit with another parking pass price hike—and the increases aren’t expected to stop any time soon.
Increase in parking prices hits Wash. U. where it hurts
With two new academic buildings, a glass welcome center, more green areas, a maker space—allowing students to develop and test new technologies or projects—and a dining space that isn’t Stanley’s or Etta’s (as much as we love chili dogs, we support the choice to mix it up every so often), the east end expansion proposal gives us a lot to get excited about. It also leaves a lot to be desired, particularly when it comes to decreased parking availability.
Chancellor talks WU history, endowment in annual State of the University address
Chancellor Mark Wrighton addressed racial inequality and fielded student questions about the endowment before a medium-sized crowd in Umrath Lounge at his annual State of the University Address.
Why we need a scientifically informed population
In the wake of increasing abortion opposition efforts, decreased Planned Parenthood funding and opposition to fetal tissue research aren’t the only issues; a multitude of scientific goods have fallen victim to our nation’s larger problem of a scientifically misinformed population.
Track and field starts running program for autistic children
Washington University track and field athletes have partnered with local autistic children in a new program that aims to teach the children enhanced social and motor skills through running.
SPB changes WILD branding due to similarity to professional designer’s work
The Social Programming Board revised a design used to promote fall WILD on social media after executive members learned that the design was similar to that of a professional designer, James Joyce.
Lillegraven returns from injury to spark offensive resurgence
It was November of last year when Olivia Lillegraven had to watch from the sidelines as the Washington University women’s soccer team was upset 1-0 by University of Puget Sound in the first round of the NCAA playoffs.