JobHero can save your day—if you’re a jobless graduate

There’s something cruel about the short time in between the fleeting triumph of receiving a diploma and the jarring transition into “the real world,” especially if “the real world” doesn’t include a job yet.

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Reading list for reading week

It’s almost Reading Week, which, if I’m not mistaken, is the gracious week that Chancellor Wrighton gives us to replenish our souls with leisurely reading. Sometimes I get the feeling that that’s not the case and that I’m possibly missing something, but then I remember to follow my heart and everything is okay.

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MFA students recite gripping stories, poems

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.

| Staff Reporter

Underwater Rubik’s solver: Kevin Hays breaks record

The inclement weather doesn’t stop a smattering of people from gathering around a dunk tank, where Washington University junior Kevin Hays is about to break the world record for solving the most Rubik’s cubes underwater in one breath. The current record is set at five, so Hays must complete at least six.

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Wash. U. grads create device for feeling more rested with less sleep

Calling all overinvolved, underrested Wash. U. students: two Wash. U. grads are developing a sleep optimization system called Chrona. Like Fitbit or Jawbone, it uses your smartphone to track sleep patterns. It goes a step further, however, by also utilizing varying sound frequencies to improve the quality of your sleep.

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Where to go on Record Store Day

This nationwide event was established in 2007 to celebrate independent record stores and their brick-and-mortar locations. Participating stores will feature special vinyl and CD releases, promotional items and concert giveaways galore.

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A guide to turtlenecks

Turtlenecks can always be incorporated into your wardrobe in some capacity. They can work on everyone, from French models to my weird boss at the tool company I was once desperate enough to work at.

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Set-sitting: A behind-the-scenes look at AST’s production of ‘Young Frankenstein’

Since starting work for All Student Theater’s (AST) production of the Mel Brook’s musical “Young Frankenstein,” cast and crew members have continuously monitored the set.

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‘Hunt. Fish. Gather.’ brings Native American cuisine to Wash. U.

The Kathryn M. Buder Center for American Indian Studies held a discussion and demonstration of traditional Native American cooking in Tisch Commons last Wednesday, titled “Hunt. Fish. Gather.”

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Wash. U. grads and SLU student fight food deserts

In 2013, two Washington University graduates, Colin Dowling and Tej Azad, along with Saint Louis University School of Medicine student Jeremy Goss, conceived a way to provide healthy and affordable food to St. Louis residents living in food deserts: a farmer’s market on wheels.

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