Michelle Merlin

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Food-free activities in Clayton, MO

We know sometimes you can get sick of eating but still want to go out. Clayton offers some alternative activities to eating too.

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Clayton, MO

Washington University sits on a corner of Clayton, and students wishing to visit its heart need only travel west along Forsyth Blvd. to reach it. Downtown Clayton is a business district, and most of its establishments cater to that crowd.

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A rejuvenated street

The Delmar Loop is a picturesque street located a few hundred feet from the Danforth Campus. Thanks to the Greenway Walk, the Loop is perfect for a first place for freshmen to break out of the Wash. U. bubble. Later, it’s a staple of upperclassmen’s social lives, with some of them residing here as well.

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Insider tips on going to Delmar

If you’re driving and are having trouble finding somewhere to park, there’s a parking lot on North Campus, which is right behind the Pageant. It almost always has spots because few non-Wash. U. people know to park there.

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Burglaries on Forsyth surprise authorities, students

Two burglaries took place on Forsyth Boulevard this week, University City police Captain Michael Ransom said on Wednesday. On Monday, a laptop was stolen from the ZBT (Zeta Beta Tau) house, located on the 7000 block of Forsyth, and on Tuesday several electronic items were stolen from an apartment on the 7200 block of Forsyth, according to Ransom.

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Two burglaries occur on Forsyth

Two burglaries occurred on Forsyth Boulevard this week, University City police Captain Michael Ransom said on Wednesday.
On Monday, a laptop was stolen from the ZBT (Zeta Beta Tau) house, located on the 7000 block of Forsyth, and on Tuesday several electronics were stolen from an apartment on the 7200 block of Forsyth, according to Ransom.

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Chemical mishap shuts down LabSci

Emergency vehicles were called to clean up a chemical spill in the Laboratory Sciences Building Monday night, interrupting an organic chemistry exam and cutting off traffic on Snow Way drive for nearly two hours. A graduate student spilled three chemicals that produced a tear gas-like substance in one of the building’s labs Monday night.

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Kappa Delta to become new sorority

A Panhellenic extension committee chose Kappa Delta Sorority to become the eighth and latest sorority to join the campus community. The Panhellenic Council has been searching for a new sorority all year to reduce pledge class sizes, make the sorority experience more intimate, and ensure that more prospective new members can be accepted into a sorority.

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Chemical spill in LabSci cuts off traffic around building

Police and fire trucks blocked off Snow Way and the area around Laboratory Sciences Monday night after a chemical spill occurred in one of the building’s labs.

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Williams Pharmacy closes after 59 years

Williams Pharmacy, a St. Louis institution since 1952, closed for good on Tuesday. The pharmacy, located on the corner of Big Bend Ave. and Forest Park Parkway, had been serving Washington University students for 59 years. But the Williams family, who owned a chain of four pharmacies in St. Louis, sold three of them, including Williams, to Walgreens.

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