Dear Washington University students

It’s long past time for you to be in the streets. Every single last one of you.

Student Life endorses Antonio French for mayor of St. Louis

The future of St. Louis, and of our University community, depends on our city’s commitment to breaking down the racial and economic boundaries that have so fractured it. The editorial board sees only one mayoral candidate both devoted to this cause and armed with the attitude to accomplish it: Antonio French.

Visiting St. Louis-area polling locations: Thoughts and reflections

This past Tuesday, two of our Forum writers had the privilege of being able to go to multiple voting precincts in St. Louis for a political science course project of voter data. Here are their experiences at the polls.

Ben Goodfriend and Alexa Miller | Contributing Writers

The National Blues Museum brings living history to the blues

Recently opened, the National Blues Museum takes one Cadenza writer through a historical trip of improvisation and city-wide culture.

| Senior Editor

The presidential candidate’s guide to pandering to St. Louis millennials

The Missouri presidential primary is next Tuesday, March 15, which means that most Washington University students will have left St. Louis for warmer climates. But for those who will be in St. Louis, the candidates will have plenty of pandering to do to capture the millennial vote.

The Wilco guide to STL

St. Louis is part of Wilco’s history and one that the performers acknowledge in songs and personal histories. Here, then, is a look at the historical geography of Wilco in St. Louis.

| Associate Editor

A pathway to engagement with St. Louis

As students, it is imperative that we first put ourselves on trial before looking to correct the faults in any institution. Once we have exhausted our own abilities, we can then turn to pressuring administration for help.

Clark Randall | Contributing Writer

Ferguson tragedy begs discussion of St. Louis’ ongoing tensions

Most Washington University students are proud to call St. Louis home for at least nine months out of the year—as such, it is important for us to fully grasp the tension in Ferguson and the tragic events occurring so close to our adopted home.

What to do with a summer in STL

As students, we have relatively few opportunities to explore the local area given the stress of Washington University courses. Sometimes, by the middle of the semester, I forget that life exists beyond Clayton and University City.

| Senior Scene Editor

Ballpark Village dress policies deserve (further) criticism

Major League Baseball is back in St. Louis for 2014, and Busch Stadium has new neighbors. Ballpark Village, a new district in downtown St. Louis for dining, drinking, shopping and partaking in St. Louis sports culture, represents the completed first step in developing land left over by the 2006 construction of Busch Stadium III.

| Charlie Beard | Class of 2015