Elena Quinones

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Beyond Diwali: A cappella group Sur Taal Laya goes full time

Sur Taal Laya’s signature style of arranging is to create mashups of Bollywood songs and popular English songs. This fusion creates beautiful sonic experiences that blend South Asian and American cultures.

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Meet Reverb: Wash. U.’s newest co-ed a cappella group

Reverb hit the a cappella scene last semester as a group of self-defined “comeback kids.”

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Pete Davidson: Waterworks, drugs and Capri Suns

Pete Davidson pushed boundaries of political correctness (cringes were audible at times), kept a laid-back structure (I don’t think he ever really knew what he was going to say before he said it) and messed with the audience members in a fun back-and-forth style Q&A.

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Performing Arts Department brings a free and vibrant season to campus

Starting this year, the Performing Arts Department’s shows are free for all full-time Washington University students. College of Arts and Sciences Dean Barbara Schaal led this initiative to make the performing arts more accessible for students.

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Beyond WILD: Entertainment events on campus you should look forward to

Sometimes you need a little more than a house party to fulfill your weekend needs. Variety is the spice of life, folks.

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‘Eighth Grade’ is hard to watch for all the right reasons

Bo Burnham’s “Eighth Grade” recharges the coming-of-age narrative, successfully tackling young adolescence in the age of social media (read: not a small feat).

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10 black WU students stopped by Clayton Police; accused of not paying for their meals

Two police officers—one Clayton officer and one Richmond Heights officer—stopped a group of 10 black Washington University incoming freshmen returning to campus from dinner after suspecting them of leaving IHOP without paying earlier this month.

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Title Mine releases demands for change

Students plan to demand changes to the Title IX process in the Title Mine rally April 26 at 4 p.m. in Edison Courtyard.

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SU provides materials for Title Mine rally

Student Union is providing materials for poster-making for the Title Mine rally, SU announced in a social media post Sunday afternoon.

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Self-taught and self-produced: Evan Hughes releases EP ‘Dead or Alive’

We all know at least one SoundCloud rapper from high school. You know who I’m talking about—that one kid with trash beats and even worse vocals who thinks he’s going to make it in the industry with 20 followers on SoundCloud. Unlike them, Evan Hughes is the real deal.

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