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Stop swiping, start typing: Datamatch brings love to WU for second year

February may be just beginning, but love is in the air. If you’re older than a freshman or just really into the online dating scene, then you might be familiar with Datamatch, a free matchmaking service for college students that started at Harvard University but has now spread to over 25 different institutions nationwide.

Samra Haseeb | Contributing Writer

Beyond Boundaries celebrates successful first semester, anticipates future growth

Following a successful inaugural semester, the Beyond Boundaries program looks to continue providing students with new interdisciplinary opportunities while smoothing out some unforeseen hiccups.

Noah Slaughter | Staff Reporter

Sukkah on wheels: Chabad celebrates Sukkot through traveling structure

Although midterm season may prevent many Jewish students from attending recent holiday services and gatherings, Chabad on Campus found a way to bring festivities to them last week.

| Senior Scene Editor

Refresh’s rebranding targets quality control and customer satisfaction

This fall, Refresh, previously known as Bear Cuts, opened its doors on the South 40 after undergoing a summer of rebranding. The new model strives to give clients “comfort, connection and community” with a focus on customer satisfaction and quality services.

Maddie Chiu | Contributing Writer

St. Louis Symphony Orchestra provides accessible community integration

Frisbees were thrown on the Swamp, friends met at outdoor tables to study and the Bears’ Den was bustling with activity. All seemed normal on the South 40, except for the few dozen chairs filled with audience members and world-class symphony musicians performing, free of charge.

Lydia McKelvie | Contributing Writer

Missing from the 40, missing from my heart: Find my Swamp Friends

Nothing spells out friendship and love more than a trio of neon green squiggly monsters, and for three years, the Swamp Creature Friends sculpture has both greeted students living on the South 40 and confused them with its presence.

| Senior Editor

Composting expands across campus, hits South 40 residence halls

Washington University celebrated a sustainability victory this semester as composting efforts expanded both in residential halls and dining facilities across campus. Thanks to the efforts of dedicated students and like-minded faculty members, composting is now available at the Danforth University Center, Parkside Cafe and every dorm on the South 40.

Elizabeth Phelan | Staff Writer

SoFo Diner offers greasy spoon goodness on South 40

Lovers of classic diner breakfast have found their perfect Sunday spot right on the South 40 at the SoFo Diner, which served students for the second time Sunday morning in the Studio 40 Kitchen.

Jaden Satenstein | Senior Scene Editor

The terrible trek to classes

Every trip to class is riddled with social booby traps.

Thomas Humphrey | Staff Writer

CS40 elects new exec board

Congress of the South 40 announced its newly elected 2018-2019 executive board through its website and social media platforms March 30.

Aiden Blinn | News Editor

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