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Flavors of fall: Our recommendations for fun and festive feasts with friends

Just in time for the first real cold snap of the year, Scene staff writers compiled a list of quintessentially fall things to do — and mostly, to eat — for the remainder of Pumpkin Spice Season. 

Men’s tennis beats defending national champion Emory on their way to NCAA tournament bid

The men’s tennis team capped off the regular season with an 11-1 record, losing only to Division I University of Memphis in the first match of the season and earning an at-large bid to the NCAA regional tournament.

| Senior Sports Editor

Clean our Green: WU senior sets out to complete mammoth park clean-up project

While the Wash. U. environment has a dedicated team behind it, most smaller parks in St. Louis do not.

| Staff Writer

Emma Walter, a cross country walk-on, is unbeaten so far this track season

Student Life caught up with Walter to check in about her track season, goals and favorite ice cream. 

| Senior Sports Editor

Loop Trolley Transportation Development District seeks to revive the Loop Trolley

Leaders of the Loop Trolley Transportation Development District are hoping to resurrect the Loop Trolley after its 13-month run was cut short in December 2019 due to insufficient revenue.

Sulan Pathiranage | Contributing Reporter

Wash. U. to help fund greenway connecting Forest Park to Gateway Arch

Great Rivers Greenway, an organization dedicated to constructing greenways—scenic outdoor spaces connecting areas of the city—is hosting a design competition to help create “Chouteau Greenway,” an area that will connect Forest Park to the St. Louis Gateway Arch.

| Contributing Reporter

A comprehensive guide to St. Louis’ parks

We all know that Forest Park is one of the best parks in the country—and, to have it in our front yard as Washington University students, the park can more than satisfy us. However, there are many other prominent parks in the St. Louis area that provide many opportunities to get away from the Wash. U. grind, so here’s a guide for just a few of those parks, in addition to Forest Park.

| Senior Scene Editor

LouFest: The five most memorable shows on Sunday

Over the weekend, Cadenza attended the fourth-ever LouFest, a music festival in Forest Park. Although it was either 90 degrees or pouring rain all weekend, the inclement weather did not stop the many bands from putting on a great show. Here are the five best shows Cadenza saw on Sunday.

LouFest founder talks festival expansion, backstory

It may be relatively new to the festival circuit—this year will be its fourth iteration—but LouFest, the local music event that happens right in our backyard (Forest Park), is already making waves and looking to establish itself on a national level with an expanded lineup and more big-name acts.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

Top Bands to Check out at: LouFest

St. Louis’s biggest music festival, LouFest, is just around the corner. This year is the first time LouFest has taken place during Wash. U.’s school year, and the headliners are bigger and better than ever. Cadenza previewed some its favorite acts performing on Saturday, the first day of the festival.

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