The audience, which largely consisted of Washington University students, roared with excitement as not one, but two WashU a cappella groups placed in the International Championship. While students’ performances ranged from heartbreaking to contemplative to joyful, the overwhelming feeling in the auditorium following the Quarterfinals was pure bliss as both WashU competitors placed in the […]
Mardi Gras: the one day where people are proud to be in St. Louis. The day where people are no longer in Misery, USA, but in an alternate dimension full of colors, excitement, and celebration.
Student Life sent out a form for students to anonymously ask their sexual and reproductive health questions to a gynecologist. I called my mom, obstetrician-gynecologist Dr. Jody Steinauer, to answer your questions.
After a quick introduction video of the performers, the show began with the Lion Dance. With percussion in the background, the performers nimbly danced in elaborate, flowy costumes as the audience cheered and gasped with delight.
Together, we would soon be enthralled in a tale that pondered what it meant to trade the youthful exuberance of the promising ingénue for the stress, upsets, and nuisance of a hostile work environment. In short, we would learn what it meant to be “pressed.”
WRAP (WashU Research Ambassador Program) hasn’t been around long, but it has been making a difference already. It launched in the Fall 2023 Semester as a student-operated companion to the Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR), with the goal of improving student access to research as well as general awareness.
The University has joined over 100 institutions and adopted a need-blind admission program, adopted a no-loan policy that will go into effect in fall 2024, and redoubled its “efforts to engage, support, and build pathways for students from small-town and rural America” through its Heartland Initiative.
When my friends Talia Zakalik, Sophia Bukowski, and Izzy Borah were trying to save a squirrel from a pipe, they found a student ID in the bush. Labeled from 1996, it read “Aman Boyd”, and besides some scratches and dirt stains, it was relatively unharmed. I thought this would be a really cool interview for my Creative Nonfiction class, where we had to interview someone, and asked to meet up with him.
Offered throughout the day, seven days a week, there’s a BearFit class for everyone, whether you’re an early-bird looking for a morning pump or trying to find some peace of mind in between classes. Here are some highlights.
In recent years, academic institutions across the United States, including Washington University, have embarked on initiatives to confront the historical connections between universities and slavery. The Washington University and Slavery Project, which began in the summer of 2020, aims to not only document the university’s historical involvement with slavery, but also to promote transparency and dialogue about this challenging topic in American history.
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