At its annual Battle of the Bands competition Saturday, Congress of the South 40 revealed band Timeflies as the headliner for the April 7 WUStock concert.
In the only contested Congress of the South 40 election, freshman Reana Elder prevailed to become the new speaker of the South 40.
After months of attempted hype for Daya built up by the Social Board of the Congress of the South 40, many students still came to the Swamp for WUStock on Saturday with the perspective, “Who’s Daya?”
Congress of the South 40 passed legislation for an Opportunity Fund that allows students to request money to attend CS40-sponsored events. The fund comes as a result of a joint effort with Student Union to make participating in activities more feasible from students from low-income backgrounds.
Congress of the South 40 hosted its second annual Bear’s Den Appreciation Week—a week of students celebrating the Bear’s Den staff—from Feb. 20 through Feb. 24, incorporating a community service component and providing students with information about unionization efforts for the first time.
College Hall was almost entirely filled as W. Kamau Bell, a socio-political comedian and host of CNN’s “United Shades of America,” delivered a talk on racism Wednesday night. Right away, Bell warned the audience that the talk was not going to be comfortable or filled with race buzzwords.
Freshmen Kyle Jeter and Daniel Grossman prevailed Friday in contested elections for Congress of the South 40 speaker and director of finance, respectively.
Jeter narrowly edged out freshman Natty Bernstein, garnering 51.5 percent of the vote to Bernstein’s 47.6 percent.
This year’s WUStock artist was announced in traditional Congress of the South 40 fashion. In case you haven’t spotted the giant letters outside Olin, BORNS, the 24-year-old indie pop artist from Michigan, will be coming to the Swamp on April 2.
Pop artist BORNS will perform at WUStock in April, Congress of the South 40 announced on Monday. CS40 revealed the name of the artist by placing large letters in the grass west of Olin Library.
Aasif Mandvi, an Indian-American comedian known for appearances on “The Daily Show” and HBO’s comedy series “The Brink,” discussed his new book “No Land’s Man” and the representation of minorities in Hollywood at the annual Congress of the South 40-sponsored lecture on Oct. 29.