E! premiered its new reality TV show following the life of gold medalist Ryan Lochte, whose brain seems to have taken on too much chlorine, this past Sunday. Former swimmers and Olympic obsessives Georgie Morvis and Hannah Lustman recount their favorite moments. 1.
Mat Kearney rose to prominence on the heels of his 2006 album, “Nothing Left to Lose,” a record that sold over 450,000 copies. He quickly became known for his soulful lyrics and polished vocals, with songs like “All I Need” and “Breathe In Breathe Out” featuring heavily in emotional television montages.
Strolling down the track, fighting with plastic robots or breaking the rules of a silent rave to belt out “Call Me Maybe,” hundreds of students gathered on Francis Field Saturday night for Washington University’s annual Relay For Life. The event, which ranked fifth in fundraising among all college Relays, raised $212,814.
In a year of firsts, the annual Mr. Wash. U. competition not only had its coveted crown go to a female winner for the first time, but the group also brought in $35,141.81 for the organization City Faces, a fundraising record for the group. “It feels incredible; honestly, at the show I was overwhelmed entirely, and it didn’t fully dawn on me.
Plenty of Wash. U. students can say they met a good friend hanging around the South 40—in their dorms, in Bear’s Den, on the Swamp. But juniors Jason Onugha and Chizom Okebugwu can say that this friendship lead to a collaboration.
The lineup of speakers for the upcoming Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) conference is beginning to take shape. CGI U and Washington University announced Salman Khan, the developer of online education resource Khan Academy, and Jack Dorsey, the founder of the social media site Twitter, as two speakers for the event.
Senior Kenji Kobayashi, a midfielder and captain of the men’s soccer team, suffered a season-ending concussion in practice before the Bears began official play for the year. Since that time, Kobayashi has needed to alter his plans for his senior year both on and off the field.
As a self-proclaimed ‘fraidy cat, I’m not sure what I was thinking when I agreed to spend a night in a haunted mansion with friends. I’m the girl who was afraid to be in a room alone after watching “The Others” and the Lemp Mansion in downtown St. Louis is rumored to contain much more than the spirit family of Nicole Kidman and company.
Russ Carnahan, Democratic Congressman for Missouri’s third district—which contains Washington University, spoke to students and community members Wednesday night as part of an event organized by Wash. U. Students for Israel.
The Mr. Wash. U. organization punctuated its yearlong fundraising effort for the charity City Faces on Friday with an evening of dancing, singing and ridiculous costumes. After three hours of friendly, beauty pageant-like competition, junior Princeton Hynes was crowned the winner. “It’s really exciting to win. I’m still on cloud nine,” Hynes said.
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