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

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.

ThurtenE offers whirlwind of fun, despite rain and tornado warning

Not even a tornado warning could stop ThurtenE. Despite almost constant rain and high-speed winds, people from the Washington University and St. Louis communities did not hesitate to come out to Brookings Drive for this year’s carnival. The carnival, which is in its 75th year and is run by ThurtenE, a junior honorary, bore a “Choose Your Own Adventure” theme.

| News Editor

Holi: The scoop behind the colorful balloons and the mud

Washington University students, numbering in the hundreds, converged on the Swamp on Friday for the event known as Holi, put on by Ashoka, Washington University’s South Asian cultural student group. Beginning at 3 p.m.

| Scene Special Features Editor

Slideshow: Weekend takes

Above are photos from last weekend at Wash. U.

Slideshow: Last weekend in sports

Women’s soccer played SIUE in a preseason game, and Wash. U. softball defeated Harris-Stowe State University and Fontbonne University over the weekend.

Slideshow: University City City Council meeting – April 12th

PODCAST: The Cadenza Show, Episode 6

The Cadenza Show visits the wonderful land of video games this week!


On April 9-10, the Associate of Latin American Students (ALAS) performed its annual Carnaval show at the Edison Theatre.

SLIDESHOW: Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

On Sunday, participants in Walk a Mile in Her Shoes walked through campus in a march to to stop rape, sexual violence, gender violence and domestic violence and to show support for survivors of violence by wearing high-heeled shoes. Walk a Mile in Her Shoes is organized by Men Organized for Rape Education (M.O.R.E.).

John Hergenroeder