Becky Chanis

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Neighborhood guides: Cherokee Street

The Cherokee Street area in downtown St. Louis is famous among locals for its antique shops, vintage stores and graphic design community. The neighborhood is just eight miles from campus.

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Junior League hockey team hosts college night

Friday is college night at Hardee’s Ice Plex, where the St. Louis Bandits will face the Traverse City North Stars in North American Hockey League (NAHL) play. In addition to offering live, high-quality hockey, the event features $1 drafts all evening, and the first 200 college students with a valid college ID will also receive a free hot dog.

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Antique telescope offers a view into the galaxy

The roof of Crow Hall houses a historical artifact that few outside of the Physics Department know about. Crow Observatory, in addition to containing stacks of stargazing magazines and almanacs, also features a 150-year-old telescope acquired by Washington University in 1863.

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Art XX brings underrepresented artists to the spotlight

Art XX, a student group that developed out of Washington University’s co-op, plans events that bring underrepresented artists and their work to the Wash. U. and St. Louis communities. Through shows and discussions, Art XX hopes to expose students to contemporary art and foster a more open and creative atmosphere on campus.

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Rocking out to KWUR

Situated in the basement of the Women’s Building, the KWUR studio is one of the most frequently visited, yet least known sites on the Washington University campus. Every day, dozens of students file into the space to broadcast their own shows to the campus community via web and 90.3 FM.

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Volleyball team shows no mercy

The fifth-ranked Washington University women’s volleyball team demolished unranked Harris-Stowe State University and unranked Greenville College in a succession of two quick and impressive matches.

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Cross country team hungers for success

After an intense summer of training, the Washington University men’s and women’s cross country teams are in shape and raring to go. “I think our senior class is very hungry,” Head Coach Jeff Stiles said. “Over the summer, some of them were running up to a hundred miles a week—you can do the math on […]

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While most rest, Wash. U. athletes train over summer

Summers are generally heralded as a time for fun, sun and a break from campus activities. But while many Washington University students use the summer as a time to relax, university athletes are still hard at work. Most varsity teams and many club sports require workouts from their players throughout the summer, meaning that many […]

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Wash U. club sports scene

As incoming freshmen, many of you have questions about the Wash. U. club scene. Club sports, that is.

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Women’s golf ends season on high note

The Washington University women’s golf team swung strong at the Millikin University Spring Classic, a two-day tournament on April 17 and 18. The team finished with a cumulative score of 680, earning them fifth place amongst the 15 represented schools.

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