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.
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.
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.
Some believed the real “trick” was the student body: While others enjoyed their Halloween festivities: #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? — Kawana Tharps (@top6ecret) October 31, [...]
Basketball stars Kevin Love, Damian Lillard and LaMarcus Aldridge and Washington University sophomore Connie Zhou all either were raised in or currently reside in Lake Oswego, Ore., a suburb of Portland. All were also featured in this past week’s issue of Sports Illustrated magazine, the NBA preview issue. Zhou is not an NBA player, but a golfer.
While some waste still made it into the landfills, this year’s “zero-landfill” W.I.L.D. concert diverted more waste than any W.I.L.D. before it. According to junior Emily Kent, co-chair of the Green Events Commission, a zero-waste event is defined as one in which at least 90 percent of waste is diverted from landfills.
Some students could feel the campus mood changing before W.I.L.D.: you know WashU is REALLY about to get WILD when Schnuk's runs out of Solo cups. #WUSTLWILD — Laira (@lairatorres) October 11, 2013 While others saw the aftermath of W.I.L.D.: With WILD and Carnival this weekend, I feel like WashU just doesn't want us to [...]
Around 6 p.m. the afternoon of Friday’s Walk In Lay Down event, a small group of students were sitting in a freshman’s JKL room, with sealed bottles of alcohol visible and the door open, when they say a residential college director entered the suite.
Although the bookstore offers useful items such as comfy Washington University pullovers, class textbooks and cold medicine, it also features some items that the average student probably has not encountered. Here is a look at some of the most random items that a Wash. U. student can find in the school bookstore. 1. A Bitty [...]
While raising awareness and money to fight breast cancer, the No. 9 Washington University women’s volleyball won two matches and lost one in the WU Invitational Friday and Saturday. The University hosted its second annual Dig for Pink event on Friday, raising over $1,500, and the Bears defeated the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in straight sets.