Ella Chochrek


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Mike Posner delivers an unconventional album, and it’s a success

Mike Posner did something novel with his latest album. He made a 37-minute record he wants you to listen to in one sitting, without interruption.

| Staff Writer

Learning from experience

These past few days have been, to put it lightly, pretty unpleasant for me.

| Staff Writer

Next on your to-do list: you should read these books

I’ve set a goal on Goodreads to read 50 books by the end of the year. And I’m happy to say I got a good head start: I’ve already read 13 books in 2019. Here are a few of my favorites that I think you might enjoy as well

| Senior Editor

Senior year isn’t what I thought it would be

Senior year of college does not connote top dog status like it did in high school.

| Staff Writer

A little too wild: Reflecting on the Cubs’ Wild Card Game loss

If watching the team you like lose is kind of like getting your teeth cleaned, watching the team you like lose in a 13-inning, five-hour-long elimination game is kind of like getting your wisdom teeth extracted by a fresh-out-of-medical-school oral surgeon who doesn’t believe in using anesthesia.

| Staff Reporter

Fall TV roundup: What’s coming out that you should watch

There’s no doubt about it: in recent years, Netflix and other streaming services have significantly shaken up the TV landscape. But when it comes to traditional, over-the-top network providers, the annual pilot circus continues.

| Staff Writer

House 5 opens as Hamsini Living Learning Community

Hamsini Living Learning Community—a new residential space dedicated for upperclassmen interested in exploring issues related to the African diaspora—will open in House 5 for this semester.

| Senior Editor

These are the things I can’t stop thinking about

Taking inspiration from The Cut’s series, “I think about this a lot”—I wanted to highlight a few things that I simply can’t get out of my head, even though everyone else in the world seems to have moved on.

| Editor-in-Chief

University to update administrative systems

Washington University will begin a multi-year effort to improve its aging human resources, finance and student information systems this summer.

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Nobody’s perfect, I gotta work it

Over the past three years, I’ve often prioritized schoolwork, Student Life and paid work over all else. Has my pursuit of perfection come at the expense of my own physical and mental well-being?

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