About: Sahil Patel
- Sahil Patel is a managing editor for Student Life.
- Sahil Patel has written 175 articles.
All junior pitcher Kunal Patel wanted was a chance. Once he got it, he made a statement. With the Washington University baseball team in a 5-1 hole after three innings against Rhodes College on Feb. 23, head coach Steve Duncan made the call to the bullpen, and Patel made his collegiate debut in the third game of his third season with the Bears.
Student Life, the independent student newspaper of Washington University, won 15 awards in the 2014 Missouri Collegiate Media Association newspaper contest, presentation slides by the Missouri Press Association revealed Tuesday. Honoring excellence in collegiate journalism in Missouri, the contest receives entries from all over the state.
I was up until 3 a.m. Thursday morning because of Student Life production. About 2 1/2 hours later, I was woken up by a siren blaring to announce the arrival of the first tornado of 2014—what literally everybody wants to be woken by. I got on my iPhone’s Twitter app, did a quick search for “tornado St. Louis” and found that one had touched down in University City at 5:22 a.m.
Three speakers who were funded through the Student Union Speaker Series cancelled their planned appearances this semester, leaving student groups scrambling to come up with alternate programming. Neuropsychiatrist Eric Kandel, actor Joe Pantoliano and astronomer Steven Squyres added to a list of speakers who have been scheduled to appear but were forced to cancel.
The third annual WUSTL Spring Invitational came down to one stroke, and the No. 1 Washington University women’s golf team was on the wrong end of the final standings. Despite the narrow loss to NAIA No. 6 William Woods University, which has now won every rendition of the tournament, the Bears chose to dwell on the positives.
The last time I was intimidated by somebody I was interviewing, I was a wee freshman walking into the office of Larry Kindbom, the head coach of the Washington University football team; it was my first ever interview for Student Life. But as I sat in my office, about to make the call that would be my last interview as editor-in-chief of StudLife, I was also sweating.
New SU Executive Board eyes stronger bonds, better engagement with students: Eliminating slates, improving SU website part of Elevate!’s agenda
The newly elected board of Student Union executive officers is a group of SU insiders hoping to cut bureaucracy where numerous exec slates before them have failed. Junior Emma Tyler, former president of Social Programming Board, was elected president and will succeed current president Matt Re on Thursday, April 3.
Juniors Lucy Cheadle and Drew Padgett each bested school and track records as both the Washington University men’s and women’s track-and-field teams recorded top-six finishes in the largest meet of the outdoor season to date.
Elevate! won election for all five Student Union Exec positions, SU announced Thursday evening. Junior Emma Tyler, former president of Social Programming Board, was elected president and will succeed current president Matt Re later in April.
Too busy studying for GenChem to go explore the new B-School buildings? Student Life has you covered, with 17 photos of the beautiful new building.