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WUStock could scare off prospective students

As many of us know, this past weekend was WUStock, with Walk the Moon playing as the headlining band. I enjoyed my time there—it seemed like everyone around me enjoyed it. Overall, I would call it a successful Saturday. For the students. But what about for the school?

WUStock to feature Bon Appetit catering, student band openers

WUStock is making a return to the South 40’s Swamp after spending last year trapped inside the Pageant with Macklemore. In addition to Walk the Moon and COIN, two student bands are also booked for the venue. Rock band The Captives will perform at the show alongside the funky Battle of the Bands victor, Jammin’ with Phil.

Walk the Moon to headline WUStock, CS40 exec pics indicate

February 24, 2014 | Katharine Jaruzelski

Using an anagram made up of executive board members’ Facebook profile pictures, CS40 unofficially announced late Sunday night that Walk the Moon would headline WUStock 2014, which will be held on Saturday, April 5. Walk the Moon is a Cincinnati-based indie pop band most famous for the singles “Anna Sun” and “Tightrope” off the band’s 2012 self-titled album.

Walk the Moon to headline WUStock, CS40 indicates but does not confirm

February 24, 2014 | Katharine Jaruzelski and Michael Tabb

Using an anagram made up of members’ Facebook profile pictures, Congress of the South 40 unofficially announced late Sunday night that Walk the Moon will headline WUStock 2014. CS40 plans to formally announce the headliner for its annual concert—which will be held on Saturday, March 29—early this week.

Allen Q and Jammin’ with Phil to open WUStock

February 03, 2014 | Mia Kweskin | Staff Reporter

After winning Battle of the Bands and nabbing an opening spot at WUStock for the second year in a row, Allen Q and Jammin’ with Phil promise a performance full of surprises. Last year, the group opened for Macklemore, the WUStock artist for 2013.

An open letter to a tamer W.I.L.D.

September 23, 2013 | Staff Editorial

We’ve had some fun times together over the past 40 years. There were the early days of movies on Brookings Quadrangle. There were great past headliners, like Gregg Allman in spring 1986 and They Might Be Giants in both 1994 and 1999. There were the crazy days of beer pong tournaments at the Gargoyle and all-day drinking on Saturday.

New CS40 execs stress community, improvement

April 01, 2013 | Divya Kumar

The newly elected members of the Congress of the South 40’s executive board hope to create a stronger community on the South 40 and put on more meaningful programs in the upcoming school year. CS40 elections took place on Wednesday and Thursday, with all current residents of the South 40 eligible to cast ballots.

#WashUproblems: Is not getting a Macklemore ticket really the only thing WU can get mad about?

March 28, 2013 | Will Wilder

Unless you’ve been living at Fontbonne for the last week, you’re probably aware of the Macklemore-snowstorm-Congress of the South 40 controversy that consumed Wash. U. last weekend. A prediction of heavy snowfall forced CS40 to move WUStock indoors to the Pageant and to limit the total number of tickets to 2,000.

Many left Mackle-less: The real ‘March Madness’

March 25, 2013 | Staff Editorial

If you were one of the lucky 2,000 students who obtained a ticket for this year’s WUStock, you witnessed a great performance by one of the top artists in America. To attend a school at which Macklemore can be contracted to perform makes each and every one of us lucky.

The Ivory Soapbox: CS40 ruined WUStock

March 25, 2013 | Matthew Curtis

“We’re sorry,” a loudspeaker-toting Council of the South 40 representative blasted into my ear on Friday, “but this is just the way it needs to be.

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