We always want what we can’t have. This is a pretty widely accepted fact of life, hence the old adage “the grass is always greener on the other side.” In most cases, this doesn’t actually refer to grass, but in this case you’re allowed to take the phrase literally.
As the semester kicks off, many students are already beginning the seemingly endless process of searching for, applying for and getting rejected from countless jobs and internships. While it may seem futile when rejections are stacked against you, have a little hope: We found four Washington University students who landed some truly incredible summer internships.
To convince ourselves that we Student Life staff members are real people too (and not superhuman workaholics), we decided to take a break from the office and go out for dinner to Mi Ranchito.
After the recent Student Union elections, it’s no secret that over-programming has become a significant concern of Washington University students, but one student group will challange the root of this problem by planning an original and creative event with a strong message. Drop Knowledge, a fledgling group that promotes creative thought and action, is hosting Live Art on Saturday, April 17, in the Gargoyle.
I know that college students’ budgets don’t often allow for $50 steaks, but if your parents happen to be in town and you can rope them into taking you out for dinner, Mike Shannon’s is definitely worth a try. In fact, during my last visit to Mike Shannon’s, I went through the daunting task of introducing my boyfriend to my father.
My name is Barrett James Bradley, but everyone calls me Barry.
On Jan. 18, Washington University celebrated the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. with a ceremony in Graham Chapel that truly commemorated King’s legacy by bringing his spirit to life. This powerful event centered around the stirring remarks of Professor Robert Hansman, recipient of the Rosa L. Parks award for Meritorious Service to the Community.
The New Oxford American Dictionary recently announced that the 2009 Word of the Year is “unfriend,” meaning “to remove someone as a ‘friend’ on a social networking site.” But immediately after this new word was unveiled, loyal Facebook users stormed Internet forums, many of them arguing that “defriend” is the more appropriate verb.
For those of you who are convinced there is no excitement to be had in St. Louis, think again; all you need is a little spontaneity. And, of course, being 21 certainly doesn’t hurt.
Have you ever considered exploring the sights of a new country? Did you dream of studying abroad but couldn’t fit it in your schedule? With the economic recession particularly hurting the airline business, international flights are now cheaper than ever.