Memorial ceremony honors McLeod

When Chancellor Emeritus William H. Danforth asked community members at a memorial for the late Dean James Earl McLeod to stand if he had helped them become better people, every seat covering the Washington University Field House floor was emptied.

| News Editor

Hot seams: Fall fashion’s big five

Okay ladies, school is just around the corner and fall fashion is already underway. It’s finally time to put our knowledge of the fall fashion shows to good use and open up those thick September issues in an effort to fill our closets with the latest trends and this season’s staple pieces. Too busy setting up your dorm rooms and apartments to pick up a magazine? Don’t fret; consider this your cheat sheet.

Loop trolley project receives $25 million federal grant

Supporters of the Loop trolley project were ecstatic this July to learn that their dream of constructing a 2.2 mile trolley line on the Delmar Loop is coming closer to fruition, thanks to a $24.99 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation.

| Contributing Reporter

Incoming freshmen athletes to make immediate impact

Freshmen athletes have always found ways to make names for themselves at Wash. U., and this year looks to be no exception.

| Sports Editor

Back on the mound after Tommy John surgery

For one Washington University pitcher, junior Bryce Hrovat, recovery from Tommy John’s surgery has been a long and painful process.

| Senior Sports Editor

DJ Digital Logic

Digital Logic, otherwise known as Jeremy Klein, out-dueled the other finalists earlier this month to win the first ever WU DJ Battle, earning him a chance to DJ at W.I.L.D. along with DJ Keeno.

| Music Editor

An open letter to Secretary Chu

Dear Secretary Chu: We at Washington University in St. Louis are excited that you will be visiting our University to deliver the 2010 Commencement address. The graduating class you will address is, like the larger student body, deeply concerned by the challenge climate change poses to this, and future generations. We sincerely admire your leadership and commitment to addressing this threat, and it is our hope that you will inspire us in our search for solutions to the gravest problem of our time.

Todd Zimmer, Jenny Marienau, Kady McFadden, Melissa Legge, William Fischer, Fernando Cutz, Chase Sackett & Jeff Nelson

Disney flash mob in the DUC

The Aristocats, the all-Disney campus a capella group, and friends performed a spontaneous rendition of “You’ve Got a Friend in Me” to celebrate the upcoming release of Toy Story 3 on June 18, 2010.

Seniors recognized during wet and wild Saturday

For the seniors of Washington University’s softball team, the curse was reversed…kind of. Saturday’s Senior Day was supposed to be a doubleheader against Missouri Baptist University, but the second game was washed out. However, before the rain turned into a torrent, the Lady Bears picked up a 2-1 eight-inning victory, winning by the ‘silliest of reasons’ according to Fieser.

| Sports Reporter

Summer Movies

The summer movie season is nearing the starting line, and it’s raring to go. Some people think that it’s more important to highlight summer’s TV shows, but rest assured, they are wrong.