At its heart, the quiz bowl team—for all its quirks and intricacies—shares all the important values of a great sports team.
Ayn Rand may be long dead but her words lived on to haunt one Washington University professor whose failure to recognize her maxim cost her the game on Jeopardy! Tuesday.
[UPDATE: 11:20 p.m. Jan. 28] Professor Julie Singer took second place on “Jeopardy!” Tuesday, eliminating her from the competition but adding $2,000 to her total winnings over her two-day stint on the game show. Singer, who teaches French at Washington University, won $30,000 on Monday for the episode she actually filmed last November. [ORIGINAL POST:] […]
I’ll take remarkable Washington University students for $400. Clue: Name a Wash. U. sophomore who recently competed on “Jeopardy.” Answer: Who is Nishanth Uli? Student Life: Congratulations again! How does one go about getting on “Jeopardy”?
Tired of blank stares, desperate explanations and awkward silence when you tell others that you go to Washington University in St. Louis? Junior Nick Yozamp may be able to help. Since Yozamp defeated contestants from across the nation and won the championship of the college tournament on “Jeopardy!” on Feb. 10, he has been busy being interviewed by newspapers and TV shows.
Washington University students and faculty alike have been captivated by Wash. U. student Nick Yozamp’s appearances on the popular televised game show “Jeopardy!” So when the final game was shown in the DUC Commons, everyone held their breath, rooting for the Wash. U.’s knight in school-spirited sweatshirt armor. Yozamp pulled through, winning the $100,000 grand prize and some positive attention for the University.
“Jeopardy!” star Nick Yozamp strikes again. Thursday afternoon, in the first game of a two game finals set, Yozamp won by almost $6,000 after getting the Final Jeopardy! question correct. His total going into Friday’s match is $20,000. College “Jeopardy!” finals are a two-day total-point affair. Whatever amount was won on Thursday’s game carries over to the episode airing Friday.
Turn your television on at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday and Friday to watch Nick Yozamp, junior at Washington University, participate in the “Jeopardy!” College Championship finals. Yozamp advanced after Monday’s episode in which he overcame a $5,200 deficit to win the game. Yozamp has been competing in “Jeopardy!” College Championship this past week.
Who is appearing on “Jeopardy!” Monday afternoon? Nick Yozamp, a junior biology major at Washington University. The pre-med is representing Washington University in “Jeopardy!”
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