Laura Harvey

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Basically everything pumpkin spice

At the risk of making a bad joke, I have scoured the patch and made my picks for the best pumpkin options near campus. Enjoy what you find!

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Your First 40 Freak-outs: Is this frat-appropriate?

With the Meet the Greeks event this Friday, fraternities are opening their doors to freshmen for the first time this school year. . Let this article help you escape an upperclassman’s cynical Yik Yak shoutout.

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Fall Fashion Preview

Fall has unexpectedly arrived, if only for a short time, leading us all to pull out sweaters and boots from the back of our closets. While temperatures will surely surge back, this week’s fall preview leads one to wonder which fall fashion trends will dominate.

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Survival Guide to LouFest

Over the past several years, LouFest has been growing in its quality and its popularity. It has been attracting more and more Washington University students with its strong lineups and hip, local vibe.

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Your First 40 freak-outs: Food to-do list

While nothing can replace your mom’s cooking, certain foods in St. Louis are not to be missed. There are just as many cuisines in proximity to campus as there are unique cultures represented among the student body.

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Your First 40 freak-outs: What to wear

Before coming to Washington University, I had worn the same green plaid skirt every day of my school career. But even those who didn’t wear a uniform in high school are probably wondering if there is some unofficial uniform on the Wash. U. campus. The answer is no.

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An official guide to dorm decor

Having a place to call home in St. Louis is important to making it through the year with your peace of mind intact. It’s amazing what a few minor improvements can do to a room.

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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.

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At long last: My parents’ first visit to Wash. U.

Throughout this year, my first at Washington University, it has been difficult to fully share my experience with my parents. They’ve never met the friends whose names I mention, attended the classes I discuss or known the pain of working in the B-stacks at 3 a.m.

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Five must-have pieces for spring

This recent outpouring of rain means that spring has recently sprung, and it hasn’t come a moment too soon. However, the weather here in St. Louis is known to change quite quickly, so you may have found yourself—and especially your closet—quite unprepared to take on the fashion scene this spring.

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