Even before the event had officially started, many Washington University students gathered on the Swamp Friday to celebrate Holi were plenty colorful.
Managing Editor Sahil Patel participates in a 3-point shootout with Ben Hoener and Lucy Montgomery of the Washington University basketball teams.
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.
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.