Former dean gives lecture about ‘mankind’s best idea’

Dean emeritus of University College, Robert Wiltenburg, Ph.D., spoke on the topic of “An Ever-Modern University” at Saturday’s MLA Lecture Series.

Chalaun Lomax | Contributing Reporter

Danielle’s ARTicles: ‘A Decade of Collecting’

To celebrate the acquisition of over 700 works on paper by the Saint Louis Art Museum in the past 10 years, a carefully curated and exciting show entitled “A Decade of Collecting Prints, Drawings and Photographs” is now on view in galleries 234 and 235.

| Staff Writer

Reviews, deliveries and more: The food apps every Wash. U. foodie needs to download

If you’re anything like me, food is a very important part of your life. And in this burgeoning technology age, the way we consume food is rapidly changing. Here are a few apps that have revolutionized my world and should revolutionize yours, too.

| Staff Writer

Growing up on the border: An interview with Pablo Zavala

A friend of mine recently asked me what it means to be bilingual. Bilingualism, simply put, is the ability to speak two languages fluently. But what does it really mean to be at the crossroads of two very distinct cultures and embody both, simultaneously, in spirit?

| Staff Writer

Taste of the town: The St. Louis Food and Wine Experience

Nachos, Chardonnay, jambalaya, mimosas and crab cakes. Not exactly the ideal combination of a meal, but just a sample of the food and drinks available in the more than 100 booths showcased at the annual St. Louis Food & Wine Experience.

Brock Workman | Contributing Reporter

Wash U Confessions administrator to step down, requests page become dormant

The Wash U Confessions administrator, junior Brian Lam, will resign his post of the Facebook forum page in February and will not pass the page along, as is per tradition.

| News Editor

Places to go now that Harry’s is closing

Ah, the sweet smell of sweaty college-aged bodies crammed into the confines of a bar. I (more than everyone at this entire school) am devastated by the closing of Harry’s Restaurant & Bar. Nothing upsets me more than when drunken students are forced to find a new place where they can dramatically declare their love for a friend or hook up with some person whose name they may or may not remember.

| Senior Scene Editor

RIP to the VIP

Harry’s Restaurant & Bar, a popular weekend destination for Washington University students, will close its doors on Saturday, Jan. 30, as a result of declining profits.

Ashley Shields | Contributing Writer

Danielle’s ARTicles: Brooding over ‘The Brood’

Last Friday, the seniors majoring in studio art at the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts were granted a surprise afternoon field trip to the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis (CAM) and received a tour of the current exhibition, “Lisa Yuskavage: The Brood.”

| Staff Reporter

New semester, new you

With every ball drop of the new year, thousands of people commit to immediately starting to make lifestyle changes. But what about us college kids who have to brave both a new year and a new semester? Let’s be honest: our last experience with classes before break was finals, and if that didn’t convince us that we needed to go on a journey of self-improvement, we weren’t doing finals right. So cheers to last semester being in the past and to the first week of classes coming to an end!