American Poetry Club aims to create music to define the ‘sound of self esteem’

If one were to fit APC’s music into a more cemented genre, it would probably fall into categories like bedroom pop or emo but fitting into a box was never what the band—which Weinstock describes as being more of a club, really—has ever been about.

Quincy Schmechel | Contributing Writer

Mothers brings waves of music to Graham Chapel stage

While usually reserved for speakers and comics, indie rock band Mothers came to Graham Chapel this past Tuesday to kick off KWUR Week 2018.

Fresh new talent: Pre-o programs take the stage

The much anticipated class of 2020 has finally arrived to campus and with them bring new ideas and fresh talent. Many of the students currently on campus are participating in pre-orientation programs centered on different groups on and off campus.

Jasmine Trotter | Freshman Press Reporter

KWUR week sees increased budget, headliner Anderson .Paak

The 24th annual KWUR week will feature performances from a variety of musical genres, ranging from experimental to classical music.

| Contributing Reporter

Mykki Blanco talks chain saws, cross-dressing and Nikki Minaj

From performing in a punk band with chain saws onstage to spending a year living as a woman, poet, performer and rapper, Michael Quattlebaum Jr., who performs under the name Mykki Blanco, spoke about life and art in a panel entitled “Race, Gender, Sexuality, and Hip Hop.

Dylan Bassett | Staff Reporter

Cadenza Calendar: Weekend Edition

Between W.I.L.D., WUStock, Carnaval and countless student group performances, the second half of spring semester is always packed with exciting arts and entertainment events on campus. Here are some performances that you can check out this weekend.

KWUR Week draws talent

The 21st annual KWUR week running through the coming weekend features a number of upcoming artists never before seen at the University or in the greater St. Louis area. The festival was set to begin last Sunday, March 24 with a local showcase, but the showcase was postponed to April due to inclement weather.

| Contributing Reporter

KWUR station plans to relocate from storied office by next summer

KWUR will soon be moving to the Student Media Suite on the third floor of the Danforth University Center, leaving its historic office in the basement of the Ann W. Olin Women’s Building behind. Since 1976, KWUR has been housed on the lower level behind the Women’s Building.

Nicole Wildstein

KWUR: An apology

KWUR doesn’t have a great reputation at Washington University. To many, its DJs come across as self-serving, and it is often thought of as an insular community. At Wash. U., where a third of the student body involves itself in the Greek system, this isn’t a great façade to project, and it is the cause of some of the group’s financial woes.

| Staff Columnist

DUC construction plans to improve student media collaboration

Construction on the third floor of the Danforth University Center (DUC) to reorganize the student media area and incorporate the Gephardt Institute for Public Service will begin after spring break.

| News Editor

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