Washington University found itself in a familiar situation Wednesday; atop a new ranking measuring the least socioeconomic diverse colleges across the country.
Thomas Friedman, a New York Times columnist and three-time Pulitzer Prize winner, will deliver this year’s Founder’s Day Student Address, the Washington University Alumni Association announced Wednesday.
By remaining the only top-20 school in the U.S. News & World Report rankings that is need-aware, Wash. U. is signaling an apathetic stance on the issue.
Just in time to correct the damage done by this week’s sorority formals comes the latest trend in kinesthetic fashion—toe-length-shortening procedures that will leave you with the perfect foot shape for those five-inch Louboutins you bought in red specifically so no one would notice the blood stains that resulted from wearing them.
Tuesday after class, I sat down to do my daily perusal of the New York Times on my computer. To my dismay, the so-called “Syrian Electronic Army,” (henceforth SEA) a hacker organization that ostensibly supports the embattled President Bashar Al-Assad, had earlier that day chosen to launch their latest attack against my news source of choice.
A recent article in the New York Times, entitled “Saying No to College,” examines the choice of many high-school students, some of whom would qualify to attend the nation’s most prestigious schools, not to attend college at all.
If you’re a high-achieving undergraduate with no interest in going the business- or medical-school route but still want an advanced degree, you’ve probably at least flirted with the idea of law school.
In a recent article in The New York Times entitled, “The Go-Nowhere Generation,” writers Todd and Victoria Buchholz comment on the lack of motivation that seems to have pervaded today’s youth in America.
The recently imposed paywall on The New York Times’ website has not impacted the Washington University community’s ability to access news, students say. On March 28, The New York Times, which had previously offered free access to current articles online, established a paywall that limits access to online content.
Our generation has created a consumption paradox. We are consuming more than ever before yet are paying less for it. To college students, this means heavier pockets and greater access to perhaps otherwise inaccessible products.