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Attention film nerds and popcorn lovers: WU Cinema is here for you

Tucked away by Brookings near the East end of campus, Brown Hall can feel out of the way. It’s unassuming over there, seemingly in its own little corner. You’d be forgiven for not imagining that the building houses a full-fledged movie theater.

| Contributing Writer

New MO voting law means no more student IDs at the polls this year

Missouri’s new voting identification law went into full effect on Sept. 4, sparking controversy about the constitutionality of its requirements. Missourians who wish to vote in the upcoming election cycle this November must provide a government-issued photo ID, which includes a Missouri driver’s license; a Missouri state ID; or a US passport.

| Contributing Writer

Tower Grove Pride Festival Celebrates LGBTQ+ Community

This weekend, the annual Tower Grove Pride came back to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community in Tower Grove Park.

| Contributing Writer

Expectations versus reality: from admissions tours to the first month of school

It has been over a month since the week of hectic red move-in carts, kaleidoscopic residential college shirts, and proud convocation chants for the Class of 2026.

| Contributing Writer

Spread the word: WUChurn is back and butter than ever

WUChurn, Washington University’s butter churning society, has been an occasional talking point on WashU admission tours. However, the club, which was founded in 2016, no longer existed by 2019.

| Contributing Writer

The (Waffle) House always wins: a story of hope, despair, and maple syrup

Any seasoned fantasy football player has probably heard of this challenge (losers often have to do it). The rules are simple: stay at a Waffle House for 24 hours and for each waffle you eat, one hour is deducted off of the total time.

| Senior Scene Editor

Freshman Flu or COVID-19?

It started as a sore throat that I blamed on my suitemate. She had lost her voice a few days prior, and I feared heading down the same route as I prepped for a cappella auditions. I kept up on my multivitamins, began taking vitamin C, and drank hot water as a way to soothe my throat.

| Contributing Writer

COVID Day-In-My-Life: Five days deep

I was lucky to have gotten COVID at a time where I was able to sustain myself for several days without leaving my dorm room.

| Junior Scene Editor

Heard of the Red Zone? We’re in it now

Though no office informs students about this phenomenon, Kennedy said that the Red Zone is reflected on WashU’s campus every year, though reported cases may not be completely accurate.

| Managing Scene Editor

A Must-See: The Black Rep is back with a spin on a Shakespeare original

In the St. Louis Black Repertory Company’s production of Carlyle Brown’s play The African Company Presents Richard III, William Shakespeare lingers like one of his own ghosts. He stands as almost a representation of art itself and as such, this immortality brings out the best and worst in people as they strive for artistic perfection. […]

| Contributing Writer

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