You may have seen her around Paws & Go on the weekends sometime between 5 p.m. and 1:30 a.m. You also may have seen her in Bear’s Den or the Cherry Tree Cafe because BaLaurn Jones is one of the few employees at Wash. U. who is cross-trained to work in all three areas. Jones is a 23-year-old student who attends Forest Park Community College.
Home of writers such as Maya Angelou, T.S. Eliot and Mark Twain, musicians such as Chuck Berry, Miles Davis and Scott Joplin, and actors such as Jon Hamm, Ellie Kemper and John Goodman, St. Louis is a birthplace of inspiration. To honor these cultural celebrities, the St.
“There are very few moments in your life when you can have backup dancers. I thought I’d take advantage of this opportunity,” Mamatha Challa, the first female winner of Mr. Wash. U., said.
Only one year after its pilot program, the Rube Goldberg Club attended and won the Rube Goldberg Machine Contest—the national championship of Rube Goldberg machine-building—last weekend. Student Life sat down with the club’s leaders, sophomores Amy Patterson and Grace Kuo, to hear about their experiences, struggles and accomplishments as a team.
Yoga classes can eat up a monthly budget, but for yoga-loving students trying to be frugal, a 10-class pass to D’s Yoga Home is only a $35 LivingSocial coupon away.
The members of Petra and the Priorities rush into the Danforth University Center from the cold March air having just come from a jazz composition class. Almost all are involved in the Washington University music department and met through the program. Even before arriving at college, however, the bandmates were serious musicians.
Plenty of Wash. U. students can say they met a good friend hanging around the South 40—in their dorms, in Bear’s Den, on the Swamp. But juniors Jason Onugha and Chizom Okebugwu can say that this friendship lead to a collaboration.
During a long, cold winter, little can lift your spirits like a visit to the season’s most cheerful animals: penguins. Between their friendliness and endearing waddle, penguins are cute enough to brighten anyone’s day, even when the ground is slick with slush and the sky gray.
Founded three years ago by Celso White, KUUMBA has rapidly grown to provide campus artists with a voice they previously lacked. I sat down with senior Luke Terrell, the current co-director (junior Max Campbell is the other co-director), to get inside the mind of KUUMBA and the culture of art.
Saturday might be the least popular day to get up early, but this week’s Mardi Gras festivities will be well worth the sacrifice. St. Louis’ parade is said to be one of the largest Mardi Gras parades outside of New Orleans. Bounded by Busches, the parade sets off at 11 a.m. from the stadium, progressing to the brewery 1.7 miles away.