The sky teases at a sunset, but the sun still hangs high—it’s been a long day of activities like recovering from last night’s shenanigans, procrastinating studying for an exam or stopping by the Swamp to join a sparse, yet passionate crowd to support the many student bands performing this year.
Congress of the South 40 announced its newly elected 2018-2019 executive board through its website and social media platforms March 30.
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.
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.
Singer/songwriter Daya will headline this year’s WUStock, which will be held on April 1, Congress of the South 40 announced Saturday.
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.
Last Thursday evening, Congress of the South 40 organized a trip to Escape the Room, an interactive adventure game in downtown St. Louis.
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.