Over the past nine years, Arcade Fire has risen from indie upstart to household name, culminating in a shocking upset at the 2011 Grammys. By taking the Album of the Year award from music industry heavyweights such as Eminem and Lady Gaga, the band established itself as a force to be reckoned with and unwittingly became the leaders of indie rock.
Some of them donning nothing more than Israeli-flag underwear, tighty whities or Superman briefs—complete with cape—more than 40 students paid for the opportunity to strip and sprint 1.2 miles around campus Saturday night.
Maybe it was all in the mustaches. With four of five starters still sporting their looks from No-shave November, the No. 10 Washington University men’s basketball team remained undefeated after a 67-57 win over No. 7 Illinois Wesleyan University on Saturday, claiming its 13th-straight victory in games in the Lopata Classic.
When things were looking bleak, the No. 3 Washington University women’s soccer team persevered into the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament. In a rematch of last year’s first-round NCAA matchup, Wash. U. took care of business against No. 16 Thomas More College for the second straight year.
Bright colors and sitar-infused pop songs overwhelmed the stage in Edison Theatre before crowds of more than 500 people this weekend. Students in Ashoka danced alongside their peers in the twenty-third annual cultural production in celebration of Diwali, a traditional Hindu celebration of good’s triumph over evil.
The majority of Washington University students voted contrary to Missouri voters but in accord with the nation in re-electing Barack Obama to the office of United States President.
With just one goal on Saturday against the University of Chicago, the Washington University men’s soccer team would have guaranteed itself a spot in the Division III tournament. But all the Bears’ shot attempts sailed wide, high or straight at the Maroons’ goalkeeper.