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The St. Louis Metro: Two States, One City, Thousands of Strangers

I am certainly no expert voice on transit, nor on St. Louis. But what I can do is hold a microphone (read: my horribly cracked iPhone 7, opened to Voice Memos) to people I hope have more authority on the Metro and their city than I do — everyday riders.

| Managing Scene Editor

Harry Styles is timeless, if not a bit contrived, on “Harry’s House”

On May 20, Harry Styles released “Harry’s House,” the artist’s third studio album. “Harry’s House” follows the artist’s previous successes and is a vibrant, cohesive addition to his repertoire.

| Junior Business Director

“I try to use storytelling to move the ball forward for someone”: Humans of New York founder Brandon Stanton recounts his path of success

Brandon Stanton, the creator of the massive photography-turned-journalism-turned-philanthropy project Humans of New York, visited Washington University’s campus on April 21.

| Managing Scene Editor

“Goin’ Pro: The Journey Home”: The Professionals Behind the Amateurs A cappella

From the opening song to the final encore, the Amateurs A cappella on April 8 stirred up a performance that proves that the group is anything but amateur at singing. 

| Senior Scene Editor

“Tell Me That It’s Over” is an intricate and smart follow-up to Wallows’ debut

On March 25, Wallows released “Tell Me That It’s Over,” their much-anticipated sophomore record. In the album, the indie-alt band touches on ideas of uncertainty, trust, evocation and responsibility in relationships.  Many songs on this album continue the high energy that “Nothing Happens,” the band’s 2019 debut, introduces. Wallows has grown in depth and scale […]

| Junior Business Director

Father John Misty tries something new with “Chloë and the Next 20th Century”

Father John Misty, who I discovered last month, has quickly ascended my pantheon of most-listened artists and claimed the title of “folk rock icon” in my mind. I started listening to him the day he dropped the lead single to his new album “Funny Girl,” and I was hooked on its unique sound. The next […]

| Managing Chief of Copy

Portrait of a Budding Revolutionary: Colleen Avila

Junior Colleen Avila has centered their life and goals around the idea of revolution.

and | Contributing Reporters

“He is being outwitted by a stand-up comic”: WashU National Security Historian breaks down Russia invasion

Student Life speaks with Professor Krister Knapp about the Russian-Ukraine conflict.

| Staff Writer

It’s about the journey, not the destination: after nearly four years, WU student makes appearance on reality TV show ‘Survivor’

Senior Zach Wurtenberger is cast on Season 42 of “Survivor”

| Managing Scene Editor

Reasons to watch Super Bowl LVI that aren’t football

Even if you’re not a football fan, there might still be merit in watching Super Bowl LVI. Our staff has four alternate motivations for you.

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