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Portrait of a Budding Revolutionary: Colleen Avila

Junior Colleen Avila has centered their life and goals around the idea of revolution.

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Yes, WU junior Jordan Nagai played Russell in Disney-Pixar’s ‘Up.’ And no, he doesn’t mind talking about it.

Jordan Nagai has hiked Mt. Fuji—twice. That’s his go-to fun fact during a typical club icebreaker introduction. Or he might tell you that he’s a second-degree black belt in the martial art form judo, or that he plays piano, guitar and saxophone. What Nagai won’t tell you? That he was the voice actor for Russell, the main character for the enormously popular Pixar movie “Up,” which won Best Animated Feature in 2010.

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WU sophomore Roy Antoine bakes everything from donuts to caramel cake. And then he gives it all away.

With a muscular frame well suited for his sport of choice, rugby, and pursuing a major in mechanical engineering, sophomore Roy Antoine isn’t the person you’d expect to have a soft spot for baking cinnamon rolls. Yet, he does. And Antoine doesn’t just stop there—he’s also fond of whipping up donuts, beignets and caramel cake, to name just a few of his many culinary creations.

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The band behind Brasshouse: A conversation with Too Many Zooz

Too Many Zooz formed in the New York subway system and recently blew up as a result of a viral video, the band will perform at Off Broadway Friday, Feb. 7.

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Rebecca Ho humble as ever with history on the horizon

Many successful athletes follow strict dietary regimens consisting of rigid food choices, meticulous checking of nutrition facts and careful timing of meals.

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Cross-country runner Ryan Becker talks injuries, WU career

If it weren’t for a broken hand in 2011 and a nerve-wracking tryout in 2013, the Washington University men’s cross-country team would be without its most decorated runner thus far in 2015.

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Nikki Metzger: Ups and downs in a serious skating career

Last winter, while most Washington University students who visited the skating rink in Forest Park bundled up in several layers of clothing, anticipating various falls, sophomore Nikki Metzger was getting asked if she was Olympics-bound.

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Introducing: Dr. Brian Carpenter

Have you ever wondered what the study of aging, technical writing, biking, patting students, vegetarianism, a labradoodle, lawn games and baking have to do with each other? The interests of Dr. Brian Carpenter, associate professor of psychology, form an intersection of all these things.

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Dean by day, rapper by night

In “It’s Hard Being the Kane,” a song recorded by 80’s rapper Big Daddy Kane, Kane spits out the line “my vocabulary will just have you very/dazed and amazed so I fear no adversary.” No lyrics could better describe the later rap styling of Henry Biggs, currently an assistant dean and the associate director in the McDonnell International Scholars Academy here at Wash.

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Introducing: Professor Joseph Loewenstein

When you think “research,” you probably imagine a bunch of students in long white coats mixing substances in test tubes. When English professor Joseph Loewenstein thinks “research,” it’s a little different.

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