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?

Robert Brachman | Contributing writer

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.

Dylan Basset | Staff Reporter

Walk the Moon to headline WUStock, CS40 exec pics indicate

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.

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

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.

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Allen Q and Jammin’ with Phil to open WUStock

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.

Mia Kweskin | Staff Reporter

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

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

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.

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

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.

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The Ivory Soapbox: CS40 ruined WUStock

“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.

In Defense of: Hating Music Festivals

Thanks a lot, Woodstock. There may have been other outdoor festivals before it, but on that dairy farm in New York in 1969 is when everything changed.

| Movie Editor