Broken doors bearing artwork of local and worldwide environmental issues were erected on the Women’s Building lawn Sunday in a collaboration student project intended to illustrate how climate issues relate to social justice.
This year’s WILD saw more headlining artists, novel sustainability efforts and new day events, under the direction of the Social Programming Board (SPB), created in November. The concert, which featured performers Yeasayer, Mat Kearney and Atmosphere in a festival-style lineup, was the first to be organized by SPB.
The sound of students snapping their fingers filled Graham Chapel as Take Back the Night audience members expressed their support for a number of their peers who shared their firsthand experiences with sexual assault and rape. The event, which began at 8 p.m.
The Green Events Commission’s first-ever Earth Week is intended to raise awareness of sustainability issues on campus and educate students by means of different events and information sessions. The themed week began with a kick-off in Edison Family Courtyard on Monday, which was also Earth Day.
WU Racing members are holding their first major unveiling of a car they say is their best yet, just two weeks before they take it to Detroit for an international college racing competition.
With the crowd screaming and the hosts swearing in admiration as he pulled off flips and more exotic “airflare suicides” in the Gargoyle, Miguel Rosario aka Gravity and his two-man crew stole the fifth annual Show Me STyLez competition Saturday.
This year’s ThurtenE Carnival profits are going to Provident Inc. one of St. Louis’s oldest charities that offers community events such as counseling and safe after school activities for local children. According to ThurtenE honorary member and junior Dara Baker, a mutual selection process went into choosing Provident.
With their unsnapped glow sticks in their pockets as they stared at the ground, students joined in a moment of silence in observation of the Boston bombings and manhunt among other worldwide tragedies of the past week.
“If you want to know how the world really sees you, it would be the second thing somebody says to describe you to someone else.” Comedian Demetri Martin shared this and many other observations with the students filling Graham Chapel during the Social Programming Board’s spring comedy show Monday night.
The third annual PB&Joy food drive has sharpened its focus on nutrition this year, targeting donation items beyond just peanut butter and jelly to bring in at least 2,000 more pounds of food donations than in the past.