While nothing can replace your mom’s cooking, certain foods in St. Louis are not to be missed. There are just as many cuisines in proximity to campus as there are unique cultures represented among the student body.
Though Yik Yak is hardly a new app and not even necessarily new to the Washington University student body, the app has suddenly blown up in popularity.
Whenever you find a free moment to curl up with a book and a cup of coffee, try one of these selections.
Before coming to Washington University, I had worn the same green plaid skirt every day of my school career. But even those who didn’t wear a uniform in high school are probably wondering if there is some unofficial uniform on the Wash. U. campus. The answer is no.
This column will highlight a variety of the cool places, events and experiences St. Louis has to offer to provide a “to-do” list of sorts for the St. Louis scene. Check out future issues of Student Life for the “Pop the Bubble” column, a new regular Scene feature.
Having a place to call home in St. Louis is important to making it through the year with your peace of mind intact. It’s amazing what a few minor improvements can do to a room.
Laura Harvey Snack: I like to sneak food into Olin Library so that I don’t have to resort to the same foods from Whispers that I constantly eat. I generally tuck Nature Valley Dark Chocolate Granola Thins into my backpack because they’re healthy(ish) and provide energy but are still yummy. And then, of course, it’s all about coffee. The more, the better.
As students, we have relatively few opportunities to explore the local area given the stress of Washington University courses. Sometimes, by the middle of the semester, I forget that life exists beyond Clayton and University City.
Looking for something new to try this weekend? Bored with the same old spots on the Delmar Loop? This week’s suggestion to pop your Washington University bubble is the Old Rock House, located downtown at 1200 South 7th St. One of this venue’s best quirks is its colorful history dating back to its founding in 1818 as a fur-trading warehouse.
‘Star Trek,’ ‘Firefly’ and ‘Battlestar Galactica,’ read… ‘Redshirts: A Novel with Three Codas’ by John Scalzi Scalzi is one of my favorite authors because of his offbeat, hysterically funny approach to the genre of science fiction. “Redshirts” is a stand-alone novel that satirizes the tropes of “Star Trek” in a brilliant and sneakily existential way.