Zach Kram | 73 articles

Is this really Welcome to the new website

The year 2009 seems like a lifetime ago. Barack Obama was sworn in as president, Tiger Woods was still married and a number of current Washington University students were still in middle school. That year also saw the last major update to Student Life’s website. In the intervening five years, the news world has changed […]

Seven students arrested at Students Against Peabody protest

Seven Students Against Peabody protesters have been released after being arrested at the group’s final planned protest Friday morning. The students were arrested and charged with trespassing and disturbing the peace after attempting to cross a police line blocking entrance to the Knight Center.

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Track & field completes final tune-up before UAA Championships

A well-rounded team effort helped both the men’s and women’s sides of Washington University’s track-and-field team to second-place finishes in Friday’s Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Twilight Meet. Wash. U.’s men scored 136 points, edging out Greenville College (127) for second place behind Rose-Hulman (159). The women (162.

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A personal run-in with SHS, suicide and a whole lot of confusion

“I’m trying not to kill myself.” I was walking toward a staircase in the Danforth University Center Monday afternoon when a middle-aged black man missing his two front teeth and wearing a typical black Missouri Tigers sweatshirt asked me to talk to him.

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Tony La Russa named commencement speaker

Retired St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa has been named the 2014 commencement address speaker, Chancellor Mark Wrighton announced at the senior class toast Monday. La Russa is the third-winningest manager in Major League Baseball history and led the Cardinals to two World Series championships in his 16 seasons with the club.

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Slumping baseball Bears slide further below .500

Washington University’s baseball season is in trouble. Nearly halfway through the 2014 schedule and after yet another losing weekend, the Bears’ record sits at a middling 7-10.

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Washington University spring sports by the numbers

As Washington University’s swimming-and-diving team completes its season at the Division III national championships this weekend, we wave goodbye to the winter sports scene and turn our attention to the spring season. While you were off in the warm weather enjoying your spring break, Wash. U.

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Men’s and women’s basketball upset in second round of tournament

It was a disappointing two hours for Washington University basketball as both the No. 2 men’s team and No. 5 women’s team lost in the second round of the NCAA Division III tournament Friday night. Both teams were favored to advance, but slow starts and foul trouble in the front court plagued both teams. The men fell 83-75 at home against No.

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Women’s basketball opens tournament in Oshkosh, Wisconsin

Washington University’s women’s basketball team has been ranked in the top six in Division III since the preseason and enters the NCAA tournament with a 23-2 record. The Bears rolled to a 13-1 record in University Athletic Association play, winning the conference for the first time since 2009-10 when the team won the national title.

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Men’s basketball hosts Wilmington Friday

For just the second time in program history, the No. 2 Washington University’s men’s basketball team finished the season with an undefeated record in University Athletic Association play. The Bears enter the NCAA Division III tournament on an 18-game winning streak (23-2 overall) with six of those wins coming by four points or fewer.

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