A portrait of Kenneth Sng: Student Union, failed driver tests and the Singapore military

Student Life profiles Student Union President and junior Kenneth Sng.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

Next to a Ficus: An interview with Matthew Herman

This is the first installment in a series of hard-hitting exposes on Washington University student figures. This week I sat down with junior Matthew Herman, who opened for B.J. Novak at the Social Programming Board spring comedy show and performs with K.A.R.L. Improv! and Kids On Campus.

| Senior Scene Editor

Behind the scenes of OWN IT with co-founder Ellen Kaushansky

The inaugural OWN IT summit at Washington University will be taking place November 7th—co-founder and current senior Ellen Kaushansky has been extremely busy finalizing all the details of the summit for women’s empowerment.

| Staff Reporter

Aarthi Arunachalam: A Wash. U. legend

You might not know her personally, but you must have at least heard of the “pink scooter girl” on campus. That’s graduate student Aarthi Arunachalam, who has been on and around Washington University campus for 10 years.

Momo Hu | Contributing Writer

Sophomore Andrew Glantz begins first course of business

While other business students may wear button-downs day-to-day to enhance their overall professional persona, Glantz was preparing to make a pitch to a restaurant loved by many Washington University students: Seoul Taco.

| Staff Reporter

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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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.

| Staff Writer

Small talk with Tony La Russa: A sports fan calls up the 2014 commencement speaker

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.

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A man of many talents: Mark Heimann’s intensive quest to conquer everything Wash. U. has to offer

He takes versatility to a whole new level, trumping the notion that passion can only be applied to one field. At a school with thousands of well-rounded individuals, he represents just how unbounded interests can be. From chess champion to instrument intellectual and beyond, there’s no one label you can place on Washington University junior Mark Heimann. “At Wash.

Mia Kweskin | Staff Reporter

When 21 credits isn’t enough: ArtSci’s unofficial triple major: Recent grad receives Gates Scholarship to study chemistry at Cambridge

Brooke Husic, a 2013 Washington University graduate, was recently awarded the prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship to complete a master’s degree in theoretical chemistry. In the coming academic year, she will study energy landscape theory in regard to its application in protein folding with the Wales Group at the University of Cambridge.

| Scene Editor