Eclipse

“It was surreal” — WashU students, staff, and faculty view eclipse

Washington University students, faculty, and staff gathered on campus and in locations across Southern Illinois and Southeastern Missouri to view the Great American Eclipse on April 8.

| Contributing Writer

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

Dr. Ferrer explains the eclipse that made Einstein famous

Dr. Francesc Ferrer, Associate Professor of Physics, presented “The Eclipse That Made Einstein World-Famous” as part of the Saturday Science Lecture series leading up to the April 8 eclipse on Saturday, Feb. 24. 

| Staff Writer

Lack of progress between eclipses calls for counterculture

As Americans of all ages rushed to find fast-selling eclipse glasses, a common sentiment expressed by many was excitement for a “once in a lifetime experience.”

Elena Quinones | Contributing Writer

Exclusive interview: Twin Shadow settles in for the long haul

Ten years ago, George Lewis Jr., who records under the Twin Shadow moniker, would have been branded a sellout. Following two acclaimed albums with indie label 4AD, Lewis recently made the move to the majors, signing with Warner Brothers before the release of his third LP, “Eclipse.”

| Senior Cadenza Editor

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