alumni

‘Knock the socks off that guy at the ballot box’: WU alumni launch anti-Hawley PAC

A group of University alumni has created a political action committee (PAC) aimed at defeating Senator Josh Hawley in his potential 2024 re-election bid.

| Associate Editor

COVID-19 outbreak poses difficulty for students seeking summer and post-graduate opportunities

With much of the country on lockdown and the economy heading towards a recession, many graduating seniors feel they are entering the workforce at an inopportune time.

Ellie Ito | Staff Reporter

Jamming with Jammin’ Toast: Laughing with the Pikers

It is a film screening, a comedy show and so much more.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

A story of stories: Review of WU alum’s ‘Topics of Conversation’

Why do stories matter? This is a question I didn’t used to have an answer to. I knew I liked stories, both as a listener and as a teller. I’ve thought about good stories as full of powerful messages that could travel great distances and have lives beyond their intentions. However, after reading “Topics of Conversation” by Miranda Popkey, I’ve begun to see stories in a different light. Now, I see the power inherent in telling a story at all.

Lydia McKelvie | Staff Writer

‘Topics of Conversation’: WU MFA alum publishes first novel

Left Bank Books in the Central West End was packed in a pleasant, middle-of-winter way for Washington University alum Miranda Popkey’s reading Jan 14.

Elizabeth Phelan | Staff Writer

WU alum makes dreams come true with Disney’s ‘Frozen 2’

Everyone dreams of making magic happen. At Disney, magic is an everyday occurrence. Growing up, fairy tales and Disney movies were a large part of my childhood, and today they bring back fond memories of simpler times. For Wash. U. alumna Elana Lederman, those memories are made everyday.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

Alumni bring production of coffee to South America

Many students depend on the invigorating powers of coffee to get them through their days, but most fail to consider the origins of their favorite morning drink.

June Jennings and Mike Toomey | Contributing Reporters

Alumni: Divest from Wash. U. until Wash. U. divests from Peabody

As alumni, we write to express our support for the student movement demanding that Washington University break ties with Peabody Energy. Despite a dirty reputation of social injustice and scientific misrepresentation, our alma mater continues to propagate the myth of clean coal and Peabody’s CEO Greg Boyce continues to sit on the University’s board of trustees.

Kady McFadden, Todd Zimmer, Jennifer Marienau (2010), Jeremy Pivor (2013), John Delurey (2012), Rachel Binstock (2013), Alex Kaufman (2013), Amy Plovnick (2012), Dan Cohn (2013), Adam Hasz (2012), Frank Bergh (2008), Rachel Lyons (2008), Henry Ordower (1967), Irene Ordower (1967), Martin Witchger (2011), Patrick O’Brien (2008), Joe Thomas (2007)

The Best of Harold Ramis – a Cadenza Tribute

Harold Ramis will be remembered for his versatile talents; he was a brilliant comedy actor, writer and director but also an incredible person and a great famwily man. Washington University lost an alumnus when he died, a fact that not many students knew until Monday. He was one of our most notable alums and also an alumnus of the Wash. U.

University students and alumni found app company, release first app

Connect 4 hasn’t changed much since Milton Bradley created it in 1974. That is, until three Washington University alums and a fifth-year student decided that the game would be better if you could knock out your opponent’s pieces.

| News Editor

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