Phi Delta Theta violates suspension

Washington University has launched an investigation against Phi Delta Theta for violating the terms of its deferred suspension by hosting unsanctioned social events.

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Frozen wieners kick off Mardi Gras festivities with invigorating race

The Wiener Dog Derby is an annual Mardi Gras event of racing dachshunds, produced alongside a pet parade in Soulard Sunday.

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Feeling the Top 40 blues: The sounds and songs of Mardi Gras

Our Cadenza staff compiled their favorite sounds of the day for your post-Mardi blues.

Mardi nah: Alternatives to going to Soulard for Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras in St. Louis is definitely something you should experience at least once. That said, it’s not for everyone.

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‘Too krewel for school’: Wash. U. students march in Mardi Gras parade

The things they carried ranged from two $40 cases of beads to a 30-pack of Budweiser. And for around a dozen Washington University students, the burden came with the added benefit of marching in the 2014 Soulard Mardi Gras parade Saturday morning.

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Beads, booze and boobs for noobs: The comprehensive guide to navigating Mardi Gras

With revised weather forecasts calling for temperatures in the mid-40s and almost zero chance of rain, you have no reason to miss this year’s Mardi Gras festivities. Sure, you may have midterms, but finals count for more of your grade anyway. And when you’re 30, do you really want your only memories of Wash. U. […]

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Your guide to Mardi Gras

While the term “Mardi Gras” conjures more images of drunken revelry than it does of history, the celebration in fact has an interesting story behind it. The quirky day, which includes outlandish activities and crazy costumes, is the perfect escape for those of you that haven’t escaped the confines of Olin Library in more than a week.

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St. Louis Mardi Gras celebration continues Saturday

Saturday might be the least popular day to get up early, but this week’s Mardi Gras festivities will be well worth the sacrifice. St. Louis’ parade is said to be one of the largest Mardi Gras parades outside of New Orleans. Bounded by Busches, the parade sets off at 11 a.m. from the stadium, progressing to the brewery 1.7 miles away.

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Bar managers warn against the dangers of drinking

As students began to prepare for Mardi Gras, one of St. Louis’ biggest party weekends, bar managers and a Washington University Police Department officer came to campus to share their cautionary tales with the Washington University community.

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The lost Mardi Gras

When you hear the words Mardi Gras and New Orleans in the same sentence, you can’t expect a low-key afternoon. This Tuesday isn’t like any other Tuesday—it’s “Fat Tuesday,” a day dedicated to excessive drinking, parades, beads, nudity and the colors purple, green and gold. Best of all, the celebrations have already started and are happening in our very own city.

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