Nikki Metzger: Ups and downs in a serious skating career

Last winter, while most Washington University students who visited the skating rink in Forest Park bundled up in several layers of clothing, anticipating various falls, sophomore Nikki Metzger was getting asked if she was Olympics-bound.

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5 ways to get your kicks off-campus

Although studying and socializing can often leave room for little else, exercising is one of the most important things to keep up with as a busy college student. Here’s a roundup of some offbeat ways to get your endorphins running while breaking the Washington University bubble.

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Claudia’s Counsel: What should you do when you like someone who’s in a relationship?

Sometimes we do fall for people who are taken by someone else, but it doesn’t mean we’re terrible people with no respect for commitment. Sometimes it just happens.

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Basically everything pumpkin spice

At the risk of making a bad joke, I have scoured the patch and made my picks for the best pumpkin options near campus. Enjoy what you find!

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A night with WUPD

The Washington University Police Department is often seen by students as a group of officers who break up fraternity parties and refer intoxicated students to the judicial administrator. To help shed light on a real night in the life of a WUPD officer, Student Life shadowed WUPD officer Dave Goodwin on Friday, Sept. 26.

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High Holy Days

Wednesday at sundown marked the beginning of Rosh Hashana, the Jewish new year, kicking off the 10-day period of the High Holy Days between Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur.

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Junior Ishi Metkar to document “The Freshman Experience”

In addition to junior Ishi Metkar’s studies, she embarked on a new project for the year: following six freshmen throughout the year and documenting their experiences in a film.

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New candy store “fizzing” up the Loop with a retro flair

When visiting the Loop, one is likely to see more fellow students than local area residents. However, a new addition to the district’s shopping offerings, franchised candy shop Rocket Fizz, bridges the gap between the transplanted young’uns and local folk looking to reminisce.

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Your First 40 Freak-outs: Is this frat-appropriate?

With the Meet the Greeks event this Friday, fraternities are opening their doors to freshmen for the first time this school year. . Let this article help you escape an upperclassman’s cynical Yik Yak shoutout.

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Fall Fashion Preview

Fall has unexpectedly arrived, if only for a short time, leading us all to pull out sweaters and boots from the back of our closets. While temperatures will surely surge back, this week’s fall preview leads one to wonder which fall fashion trends will dominate.

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