Ella Chochrek


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Senior year isn’t what I thought it would be

Senior year of college does not connote top dog status like it did in high school.

| Staff Writer

A little too wild: Reflecting on the Cubs’ Wild Card Game loss

If watching the team you like lose is kind of like getting your teeth cleaned, watching the team you like lose in a 13-inning, five-hour-long elimination game is kind of like getting your wisdom teeth extracted by a fresh-out-of-medical-school oral surgeon who doesn’t believe in using anesthesia.

| Staff Reporter

Fall TV roundup: What’s coming out that you should watch

There’s no doubt about it: in recent years, Netflix and other streaming services have significantly shaken up the TV landscape. But when it comes to traditional, over-the-top network providers, the annual pilot circus continues.

| Staff Writer

House 5 opens as Hamsini Living Learning Community

Hamsini Living Learning Community—a new residential space dedicated for upperclassmen interested in exploring issues related to the African diaspora—will open in House 5 for this semester.

| Senior Editor

These are the things I can’t stop thinking about

Taking inspiration from The Cut’s series, “I think about this a lot”—I wanted to highlight a few things that I simply can’t get out of my head, even though everyone else in the world seems to have moved on.

| Editor-in-Chief

University to update administrative systems

Washington University will begin a multi-year effort to improve its aging human resources, finance and student information systems this summer.

| Editor-in-Chief

Nobody’s perfect, I gotta work it

Over the past three years, I’ve often prioritized schoolwork, Student Life and paid work over all else. Has my pursuit of perfection come at the expense of my own physical and mental well-being?

| Editor-in-Chief

IFC condemns Phi Delta Theta, works toward positive fraternity culture

In the statement, the Interfraternity Council (IFC) objects to Phi Delt’s behavior, from the fraternity’s initial temporary suspension for hazing to its violation of the suspension’s terms.

| Editor-in-Chief

Delving into the unknown with ‘White Rabbit Red Rabbit’

Thyrsus took it’s chances on the improvisational play Friday night. Jordan Dubin starred as the show’s lone actor.

| Editor-in-Chief

‘Lifestyles of the rich and famous’: Why it’s worth staying up to date on celebrities

Celebrity culture might seen excessive, there are ways in which it’s been surprisingly beneficial.

| Editor-in-Chief