CS40 rebrands Battle of the Bands as Battle of the Jams

The renaming of Battle of the Bands to Battle of the James reflects increasing diversification of the student acts that will perform.

Isabella Neubauer | Staff Writer

Food, family and the Fab Five: A conversation with Antoni Porowski of ‘Queer Eye’

Antoni Porowski entered Lab Sciences 300 Friday night to the sound of hundreds of screaming Washington University students quite literally bursting with excitement at the sight of the star of Netflix’s “Queer Eye.”

Jaden Satenstein | Contributing Writer

WUStock 2018: Timeflies when you’re having fun

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.

Kos Sarfo | Contributing Writer

CS40 elects new exec board

Congress of the South 40 announced its newly elected 2018-2019 executive board through its website and social media platforms March 30.

Aiden Blinn | News Editor

Timeflies to headline WUStock this April

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.

Rory Mather | Contributing Reporter

CS40 creates Opportunity Fund to offer financial support

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.

Bailey Winston | Staff Reporter

CS40 hosts second Bear’s Den appreciation week to celebrate staff, includes community service element, awareness about recent unionization efforts

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.

| Staff Reporter

CS40 announces Daya to headline WUStock in April

Singer/songwriter Daya will headline this year’s WUStock, which will be held on April 1, Congress of the South 40 announced Saturday.

| Senior News Editor

Comedian, CNN host talks about race through humor in CS40 speech

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.

| Contributing Reporter

Around the apartment in 60 minutes: Escape the Room combines teamwork and brainwork to create a unique game experience

Last Thursday evening, Congress of the South 40 organized a trip to Escape the Room, an interactive adventure game in downtown St. Louis.

| Culture Editor