Pupusas and patria

The goal of the St. Louis Greater Hispanic Festival was largely focused on community building and celebration, and the funds raised during the festival will go to scholarships for college-bound students and underserved children.

| Staff Writer

Tacos, margaritas and competition

Last Thursday’s Taco-Rita Showdown marked an unusual foray into the 21+ social scene in St. Louis for me. The competition, located in the Public Media Commons just east of the Central West End, was a joint collaboration between Sauce Magazine and St. Louis Public Radio.

Brock Workman | Food Editor

Marrying STEM and the humanities

Tina Hesman Saey got a Ph.D. in molecular genetics at Washington University and now writes for the magazine Science News. Here, we talk to her about her unconventional path to journalism and what it’s like to be a science writer.

| Senior Scene Editor

Who are you, Wonder Woman?

A recently opened Dara Birnbaum exhibit is part of the Saint Louis Art Museum’s New Media Series, which exhibits digital media installations by living artists that engage the audience through both film and sound.

Frieda Curtis | Contributing Writer

Snow Factory St. Louis brings Thai-style ice cream to the Loop

Washington University students are fortunate to have practically everything readily available on the Delmar Loop, whether it’s tacos, cookies, or root beer floats—and now, they can add Thai ice cream to that list.

Brenda Chen | Contributing Writer

Undefined: A conversation with Susan Bennet

Susan Bennet, a St. Louis-based freelance photographer and blogger, decided to do something after she found herself reading a sexist article.

| Staff Writer

Dad, is that you?: An interview with Bob Saget

Though we know him from his various television, film and even theater roles, Bob Saget is—at his core—a comedian. This weekend, he’s stopping by St. Louis’s Helium Comedy Club as part of his tour. Student Life talked to him about his first love: stand-up comedy.

| Senior Scene Editor

A girl and some glass: A tour of Third Degree Glass Factory

A Pontiac dealership used to be in the abandoned warehouse on 5200 Delmar Blvd. Today, it’s home to Third Degree Glass Factory, one of St. Louis’ staple glassblowing studios.

| Senior Scene Editor

Concerning swine: A look at meat at the Midtown Farmers Market

The landscape of healthy and sustainable food can seem impossibly vast—difficult (for some, too difficult) to feasibly navigate. Brands fill the field with buzzwords like “natural,” “organic,” “farm fresh” and on and on, and only some of these words have any real significance.

| Staff Writer

Kemper Art Museum celebrates 10-year building anniversary with “Real / Radical / Psychological: The Collection on Display” exhibit

The Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum celebrated the 10th anniversary of being in its current building with the opening of its “Real / Radical / Psychological: The Collection on Display” exhibition this past Friday, Sept. 9.

Andrea Tam | Contributing Writer