Matt Mitgang

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McCaskill tops Akin for senate seat

Students remember James McLeod at candlelight vigil

While a miscommunication forced organizers to create an event from scratch in two weeks and thus led to a significantly decreased turnout from last year, students said they still found this year’s Sept. 11 memorial valuable and hope it will continue in future years.

ROTC Training

Members of Gateway battalion board a CH-47 Chinook of the Illinois Army National Guard for transportation to their weekend training exercise. Gateway battalion consists of ROTC cadets from local St. Louis schools, including Washington University.

Obama departs gateway to the west

President Obama boards Air Force One Tuesday night at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport. The president was in town for the evening for a fundraiser and private dinner.

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‘Iron Chef,’ WU style

Weathering the storm

Lightning branches across the sky outside of the Danforth University Center on Tuesday evening. The storm was part of a large system that spawned tornados across the Midwest.

EnWeek kicks off with style

WU groups perform in a cappella competition

The Stereotypes and The Pikers perform at the International Championship of A Cappella Midwestern Quarterfinals on Saturday. The Stereotypes beat out nine other groups from colleges and universities across the Midwest to win the quarterfinals and advance to the semifinal round, which will be held March 26 in Edison Theatre.

Pizza in the plaza

Diwali Slideshow 2010

On November 12 and 13, performances of Diwali were put on by Ashoka, the South Asian student association. Diwali, or the “festival of lights,” celebrates the victory of good over evil.