Usually, Thursday night readings at Hurst Lounge just about fill the room. But Thursday night, as poet and essayist Hanif Abdurraqib stepped behind the podium to read, the room was overflowing, with people crammed into the aisles and standing practically in the hallway to hear him read pieces that touched on everything from a fight in a New Haven pizza parlor to spades to the criminally overlooked Mary Clayton.
Twenty-five miles from their original home at the Tyson Research Center in Eureka, Mo., the pin oaks—or what is left of them, at least—lie in storage, waiting for a homecoming.
The ways that students explore their identities has led to the growth of a number of student groups, ranging from umbrella groups for all students across the LGBTQIA* spectrum to groups that provide space for specific identities within the community.
Playing deep into November is nothing new for Washington University’s volleyball team. When the Bears got formal confirmation that they would be in the field of 64 for the 2018 NCAA tournament, it was the 32nd consecutive year they received that news.
Though the two teams will be wearing the same colors in both games Saturday afternoon, the stakes will be very different, with the women looking to wrap up the No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA tournament and the men fighting for their playoff lives.
Here are some of the races that you might see on your ballot if you’re registered to vote here in Missouri, and a guide to figuring out what district you’re in and where your polling place is.
The filming, part of Tur’s “Battleground College Tour” of U.S. campuses ahead of the Nov. 6 midterm elections, was originally supposed to take place at Clark University in Atlanta, but projected inclement weather from Hurricane Michael forced the show to find an alternate location, and Washington University stepped in.
After three years under center for the Washington University football team and a brief stint in the professional world, J.J. Tomlin took the field for the Geneva Seahawks of the Swiss A League, the highest level of professional American football in Switzerland.
Mullen, who played four years of softball at Wash. U. before graduating in 2014, was working at a marketing firm and perusing LinkedIn for her next career move when she saw a post about open tryouts for the United States national handball program.
Andrew Martin’s academic career has always led him back to Washington University.