Reviving the Rathskeller? Revisiting WashU’s on-campus bar and its potential return

Opening in the Fall of 1975, “The Rat,” as it affectionately became known, quickly became a hotspot for events, tasty lunches, and social happenings.

| Contributing Writer

Epic Scene Time: Beer and bacon cupcakes

If your Funfetti with sprinkles could use a little boost of testosterone, you just may have to try this seemingly repugnant suggestion. Earlier this fall, when a male friend of mine turned 21, my roommate (and fellow baker) and I wanted to bake him something special to commemorate the occasion.

| Senior News Editor

Potential drawbacks to new W.I.L.D. alcohol policy deserve scrutiny

This semester, Team 31 productions announced a change to its alcohol policy for W.I.L.D. In past years, students ages 21 or older with identification could bring in six beers to the Brookings Quadrangle. inappropriate policy shift

This W.I.L.D. is witnessing a change to the University’s alcohol policy. In years past, students 21 and over have been allowed to bring a six pack of beer to the event; now, students of the legal age will be given wristbands that give them access to three cups of beer, which will be provided there.

Mixed response greets big changes to W.I.L.D.

Attendees at Washington University’s W.I.L.D., the bi-annual musical festival, will witness significant changes to the event’s management this year. The changes will affect both Second Stage, the pre-W.I.L.D. event, and Main Stage, the concert that will take place on Brookings Quadrangle. Second Stage—the smaller part of W.I.L.D.

Morgan Street expands distribution

Though Morgan Street Brewery may be better known among students as a Thursday night destination, it’s also a reputable microbrewery. And thanks to a new partnership, the brewery will be distributing its previously exclusive Bohemian pilsner on tap at other locations—among them Fitz’s on the Loop, Harry’s Bar and Grill on the Hill, and Sundecker’s on the Landing.

| Scene Reporter

A beer in the hand is worth two with Bush

Let’s just say that after the week I’ve had, I almost wouldn’t mind having a beer with George W. Bush. I’d look him square in the squinty eye, then casually slap down a fiver and say, “Mr. President, it’s been nice and all, but I think we should go bipartisan on this one.”

| Staff Columnist

Old enough to die, too young to drink

In the U.S., you’re considered old enough to make a conscious decision about laying your life down for the flag, yet not mature enough to drink.

| Staff Columnist

Anheuser-Busch tries to revamp image with National Happy Hour

Local beer giant Anheuser-Busch is giving out free samples at bars, pubs and restaurants all over the country in its first Budweiser National Happy Hour this evening.

| Contributing Reporters

The Haps: St. Louis Craft Beer Week

So, I don’t know if you’ve noticed this, but St. Louis is kind of big on beer. Although Anheuser-Busch has the biggest name and the biggest hold on the town, there are plenty of smaller breweries with high-quality products worth checking out.

| Events Columnist

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