For the first time in nearly a decade, students were served beer at W.I.L.D. Nonetheless, only one student was treated in the paramedic tent at the event, and just one other alcohol-related call was made on Friday, Washington University Police Department chief Don Strom said. Indie-soul band Fitz and The Tantrums headlined the event. This year’s spring W.I.L.D.
Around 2000 community members gathered on Francis Field between 6 p.m. Saturday, April 14, and 6 a.m. Sunday, April 15, to participate in the University’s 10th annual Relay for Life. Late Saturday evening, the field basked in the glow of candles lit for cancer victims and survivors in the annual Luminaria ceremony, which was dedicated this year to Dean James E.
Fitz and The Tantrums will be headlining this spring’s Walk in Lay Down music festival on campus, announced Team 31.
The Campus Programming Council will be bringing comedian Nick Kroll to campus for its Spring Comedy Show on April 19. Kroll, who is best known for his role as attorney Rodney Ruxin on “The League,” will be performing in Graham Chapel. “I’m very excited for him to come.
Season two of “Oprah’s Lifeclass” premiered Monday, March 26, with a live taping in the Peabody Opera House in downtown St. Louis. Student Life attended the taping, and here are our thoughts. The show is based on the premise of teaching life lessons. Every episode of “Lifeclass” features a theme and a life coach.
More than 500 people participated in the fourth annual Take Steps for Kids 5K race, a student-run fundraiser Saturday. The race raised over $8,000, almost twice what it raised last year. Take Steps for Kids 5K is the largest student-run 5K in Missouri.
Dining Services is looking to introduce fun dining options for students on campus in the future. These include several events coming up this semester. Dining Services will host a Dr. Seuss themed dinner in Bear’s Den on April 4. The event will feature culinary concoctions including green eggs and ham.
The Olin Business School at Washington University’s undergraduate program was ranked eighth in the nation by Bloomberg Businessweek in its 2012 rankings released earlier this week. Last year, the program was ranked 14th.
The Green Cup was more successful this year than last, said Director of Sustainability Phil Valko, and he hopes the success will carry through the rest of the year. The Green Cup is a competition amongst the Washington University Residential Colleges and the fraternities to see which can decrease their energy consumption by the highest […]
Chaahat means passion in Hindi. Members of Washington University’s Bollywood dance team of the same name, say that this is their main characteristic. Chaahat came in 1st place in the Aa Dekhen Zara dance competition, held at the University of Wisconsin–Madison this past weekend.