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WILD Do’s and Don’ts

WILD is just around the corner, and we are all super excited. Ahead of the big event, I wanted to clarify some concert norms and guidelines.

| Staff Writer

‘The Book of Mormon’ hits St. Louis

The touring production of “The Book of Mormon” rolled into the Fox Theater on Tuesday, April 9. This modern musical masterpiece, which has run on Broadway since 2005, was a product of “South Park” creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker and EGOT winner Robert Lopez. A satirical musical poking fun at the Mormon religion, “The […]

| Staff Writer

WashU KSA and WashU KISS put on annual showcase

Friday morning, on the sunny walk to class, a new structure had been added to the South 40: an outdoor stage. This stage was used later that day for the Spirit of Korea (SOK) showcase, April 12. This collaboration between WashU Korean Students Association (KSA) and WashU Korean International Student Society (KISS) is their largest […]

| Staff Writer

Yes, Poet(ic Pulse)! WUSlam hosts inaugural Intercollegiate Poetry Slam

  Sure, it was a poetry reading. But don’t imagine quiet, tasteful coffeehouse gatherings populated by berets and tweed, or nodding off with a classmate’s perplexing prose in first-period English — think stomps, snaps, and shouts. Think lively banter, sharp choreography, and most importantly, really good poetry – the kind that strikes a chord, crystalizes […]

| Staff Writer

Make me a match: Jewish matchmaker proves matchmaking is still in style

Matchmaker Aleeza Ben Shalom isn’t messing around when it comes to finding love, and college, she believes, is the perfect time to find a partner. The star of the popular Netflix reality show “Jewish Matchmaking,” Ben Shalom has helped bring together more than 200 couples and offered her advice to WashU students during her talk […]

| Contributing Writer

TEDxWUSTL hosts five talks full of ideas worth spreading

TEDxWUSTL held its annual TEDx event on Thursday, April 4. This year, the five speakers gave talks covering topics ranging from the applications of artificial intelligence to linguistics in the judicial system and even a student’s personal experiences with schizophrenia. Following the new TED tagline “ideas change everything,” all TED events focus on finding and […]

| Junior Scene Editor

Some college students’ camping trip for the 2024 solar eclipse

About three weeks ago, a friend of mine texted in our group chat: “Who wants to go camping for the solar eclipse?” Responses ranged from “Wait, there’s an eclipse? When?” to “Can’t we just get an Airbnb?” to “I’m down.” While I won’t say which side I was initially on, I am happy to report […]

| Staff Writer

Culture and community: WUSauce Dance Off ignites the stage

Overflowing with excitement, the Danforth University Center echoed with cheers as student dance groups took turns showcasing their talent and teamwork, each vying to captivate the audience’s hearts and claim the spotlight as their own. On Friday, April 5, WUSauce, WashU’s performance salsa dance team, hosted their annual Dance Off at the DUC. The experience […]

| Junior Scene Editor

Dreading the lasts: Fontbonne community reckons with closure

With a little over a year left before the university closes and Washington University buys the 16-acre campus, the Fontbonne community must come to terms with a myriad of decisions: to transfer or stay? To retire or find a new position? To play sports at a new school, or stay for one last season?

and | Managing News Editor and Staff Writer

From punk to jazz: KWUR Week showcases local underground artists

KWUR 90.3 Clayton FM, Washington University’s own underground student-run radio station, annually hosts a week of free musical events featuring local and student music, open to all Washington University students. This year’s KWUR week, which began on March 25, featured over a dozen acts, with performances ranging from lively jazz waltzes to hardcore punk screams and instrumental folk.

and | Contributing and Staff Writers

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