Bear Basics: pitching with Annie Pitkin

Bear Basics returns with Washington University softball player Annie Pitkin teaching Sahil Patel how to pitch.

Splash of color takes the Swamp

Holi is one of the South 40′s most beloved traditions–check out photos of students enjoying the annual event Friday. Photos by Megan Magray | Student Life

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Hijabi Monologues shares stories of Muslim-American women

Miss the Hijabi Monologues? Student Life has you covered with nine photos of the event. Photos by Megan Magray | Student Life

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Knight Hall and Bauer Hall open

Too busy studying for GenChem to go explore the new B-School buildings? Student Life has you covered, with 17 photos of the beautiful new building.

‘Too krewel for school’: Wash. U. students march in Mardi Gras parade

The things they carried ranged from two $40 cases of beads to a 30-pack of Budweiser. And for around a dozen Washington University students, the burden came with the added benefit of marching in the 2014 Soulard Mardi Gras parade Saturday morning.

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Bear Basics: The serve with Betsy Edershile

Editor-in-Chief Sahil Patel learns how to serve from Washington University women’s tennis player Betsy Edershile.

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Josh Aiken wins Rhodes scholarship, to study at Oxford starting fall 2014

Senior Josh Aiken, Washington University’s 27th Rhodes scholar and its first in three years, said he has been in a daze since receiving the good news Saturday afternoon—early enough to celebrate with his friends and family in a frenzy before the news came out and the congratulations poured in.

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Laverne Cox discusses transgender issues, race, class, gender and intersectionality to packed crowd

Students filled Graham Chapel to see Laverne Cox deliver the keynote address for Trans* Awareness Week in one of the highest-turnout events Pride Alliance members say they have ever hosted. Cox, advocate and actress in “Orange is the New Black,” spoke about transgender issues as well as the intersectionality of her identities and how they have affected her life.

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Football falls short against Franklin in NCAA playoff game

Fulfilled dreams of playing in the NCAA Division III playoffs again came combined with bitter cold and wind for the Washington University football team on Saturday afternoon in Franklin, Ind. Tied 10-10 late in the fourth quarter, the Bears looked to pull off another close win in a season full of them, this time against No. 20 Franklin College.

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Top 9 tweets from Halloween 2013:

Some believed the real “trick” was the student body: [tweet https://twitter.com/StevenSarbey/statuses/395978282841030656] [tweet https://twitter.com/StankyHenky/statuses/395918189638320128] While others enjoyed their Halloween festivities: [tweet https://twitter.com/ADCDance/statuses/396018292302700544] #olin #wustl #Halloween http://t.co/tV8BcsAUOG — Vasily Kuznetsov (@DarkVasyaK) October 30, 2013 And of course, there numerous campus sightings of Pac-Man chased by a ghost: Why is there a ghost chasing pacman on washu campus? […]