Stevie Appleby, one of the lead singers of indie rock band Little Green Cars, addressed the small audience gathered at the Old Rock House this past Wednesday night with an original poem. The poem followed the first two songs of the band’s set, both tracks from their recently released album, “Ephemera.”
Since coming to college, I’ve had the opportunity to try so many new kinds of foods—Chinese, Indian, Korean, Mexican, Korean-Mexican fusion and, thanks to my venture to Moya Grill this past weekend, I can now add Ethiopian to the list.
If you’re anything like me, food is a very important part of your life. And in this burgeoning technology age, the way we consume food is rapidly changing. Here are a few apps that have revolutionized my world and should revolutionize yours, too.
Need a scented candle? Some gourmet cheese? A hand-crafted ring perhaps? Well, you’re in luck because during select Saturdays this season, St. Louis brewery Schlafly Bottleworks is transforming into a magical Winter Farmers Market where you can get all these delightful treats and more.
Here at Washington University, students often hear about issues of sexual assault, cultural appropriation, race, gender and sexuality, all of which are extremely relevant and important. However, an issue that receives less attention, but plays into all of these concerns, is that of mental health. This year, Active Minds is looking to change that.
As over-involved, over-worked, over-everything students, we tend to put getting dressed up near the end of the priorities list. Instead of taking time to plan an outfit, throw on one of these currently trendy pieces to feel instantly more put together.
Last Friday night, students had the opportunity to learn about diverse cultures, along with the issues surrounding cultural appropriation at the Cultural Expo hosted by the Sigma Iota Rho Honor Society (SIR) at the Danforth University Center.
BOO! Gotcha, didn’t I? This past weekend, I had a date with the St. Louis Paranormal Research Society (SLPRS). I went on a nighttime walking tour of the Lemp neighborhood, alleged to be one of America’s most haunted neighborhoods.
Ah, the ’70s. The era of disco balls, the “Saturday Night Live” heyday, lava lamps and a little “Lucy in Sky with Diamonds” at the local reading of “Sisterhood is Powerful.” If you talk to people who actually lived during the groovy days, you may receive varied anecdotes such as, “You know, it’s all kind of a fuzzy, tie-dyed blur,” or, “I lived through it once and once was enough, thank you very much.”
On Tuesday evening, the English Department’s Master of Fine Arts program held a reading at Duncker Hall with four participating graduating students. The program, for those who have never heard of it before, is an intense two-year program in which participants work towards degrees in fiction and poetry.