Brian Krigsher

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Expectations fulfilled

Expectations. That was the theme of the student convocation address that welcomed most of us to college. In the past four years, whether our expectations were primarily to find friends, succeed academically or become student leaders (or all of the above), something unexpected happened. We grew up. As entering freshmen, we all felt like the adults we almost were.

| Former Associate Editor

Syllabi now in course listings with more features to come

Course listings just got a little more interesting. This semester, certain course descriptions in the WUCrsL course listings contain links to the syllabi for those classes. This is the first of three phases of eSyllabi, which aims to create a central repository of all syllabi for students to reference before registering for classes.

| Associate Editor

Yozamp wins ‘Jeopardy!’ title

Washington University students and faculty alike have been captivated by Wash. U. student Nick Yozamp’s appearances on the popular televised game show “Jeopardy!” So when the final game was shown in the DUC Commons, everyone held their breath, rooting for the Wash. U.’s knight in school-spirited sweatshirt armor. Yozamp pulled through, winning the $100,000 grand prize and some positive attention for the University.

| Student Life Editors

Campus circulator reduces frequency to increase reliability

The Washington University campus circulator began following a revised timetable this week, after shuttle drivers and students raised concerns about the reliability of its schedule. The circulator bus, which previously ran every 16 minutes, will now run every 20 minutes, according to Stephanie Hunter, transportation operations supervisor in Parking and Transportation Services.

| Associate Editor

Event Calendar | Sept. 2-3, 2009

Wednesday, Sept. 2 Activities Fair Brookings Quad, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Come out and learn about the hundreds of student groups on campus. Rain location: Athletic Complex. First Senate meeting Simon Hall, Room 113, 9 p.m. The Student Union Senate will be having its first meeting of the year. On the agenda is legislation to allow members […]

Police Beat | Aug. 31, 2009

Aug. 27, 2009, 8:32 a.m. LARCENY, TIETJENS HALL–Report of a vending machine found insecure with approximately $30 in items missing. No damage to the machine, which had been serviced and filled on Monday. Disposition: Pending. Aug. 27, 2009, 8:32 a.m. LARCENY, PARK DORM–Summary: Student reported that unknown person(s) had stolen his bicycle from the bike […]

News Briefs | Aug. 31, 2009

Campus Visiting professor to lecture on Jewish music Israeli musicologist and pianist will lecture at Washington University on Sept. 2 in a presentation titled “Embattled Israeliness, Embedded Jewishness: Jewish Influences on Israeli Music.” According to an article published in The Record, Assaf Shelleg “will discuss moments in Israeli history in which Jewish music penetrated the […]

Goals can’t be defined in a dictionary

Set some goals for yourself, and remember to keep everything in perspective.

| Associate Editor

Recent Top Performers

Dylan Richter, men’s basketball: The freshman has earned significant playing time for the No. 3 Bears, averaging more than eight points per game. Richter led the team in scoring to open UAA play against the University of Chicago on Jan. 10, when he scored 13. Richter has scored in double figures in five of 12 […]