Elena Quinones

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Students move to demand WU Title IX changes

Washington University students will host a rally to express discontent with current Title IX reporting processes and University responses to sexual assault and harassment on campus. The rally will take place April 26 at 4 p.m.

| Senior Editor

Immerse yourself in absurdist theater with Thyrsus’ production of ‘The Bald Soprano’

Eugene Inesco—prompted by his frustration with learning the English language—wrote “The Bald Soprano,” a piece of absurdist theater characterized by its use of ineffective communication and non sequiturs. Thyrsus, Washington University’s theater group specializing in experimental and non-traditional theater, is taking on this absurdist piece for its spring show.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

Sex, politics and murder: ‘Aunt Dan and Lemon’

A timely production in the age of Trump, Wallace Shawn’s “Aunt Dan and Lemon” explores how societies methodically, almost unknowingly, slip into modes of thinking that make space in the public conscience for grand atrocities, serving as a cautionary tale against fascism.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

Life’s too short to listen to all of Young the Giant

Our two Cadenza editors listen to the entire Young the Giant discography in anticipation of this year’s spring WILD.

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All Student Theatre brings laughs to Brookings with ‘Noises Off’

If you’ve passed through Brookings Quadrangle this past week, you probably noticed students rushing around the stage building a two-story set, camping out during the nights in a tent in the pit.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

MSA brings Islam Awareness Week to campus

Washington University’s Muslim Students Association (MSA) just wrapped up its programming for Islam Awareness Week on campus.

| Senior Editor

Carnaval 2018: Celebrating unity and diversity across Latin American cultures

Over the weekend, Association of Latin American Students (ALAS) hosted its 19th annual Carnaval—a celebration of Latinx culture and recognition of intersectional issues for the Latin American community—titled “Unidad.”

| Senior Cadenza Editor

Local drag performers, WU students slay in Pride Alliance drag show

“If you are easily offended, please stay. It’ll make this a lot more interesting,” event emcee Maxi Glamour said. That’s when I knew it would be a great show.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

Calling on all activist scholars: Let’s edit Wikipedia

Wikipedia is one of the first sites to pop up for just about any Google search. We all know not to cite it as an academic source, but we still treat it as a pretty reliable source.

| Senior Editor

Participation grades shouldn’t exist at higher education institutions

This isn’t a hyper-conservative rant about how younger generations are coddled by society and turned into snowflakes after earning too many participation ribbons. I just think participation grades are really stupid.

| Staff Writer