R.I.P. Ilya Zhitomirskiy

Recently, 22-year-old Ilya Zhitomirskiy died. He was a New York University dropout, and was one of four co-founders of the social network Diaspora*. His death sent minor reverberations around the Internet; it made the front pages of various tech blogs as well as Gawker and Yahoo.

| Staff Columnist

Finals: A critique

It’s that time of the year when you start to question whether your only purpose in life is to peel yourself off of your chair in the library, slink downstairs, get coffee and repeat. However, this is not another article complaining about the drudgery of finals (even though I love complaining about the drudgery of finals).

| Forum Editor

The 13th most stressful school

The Daily Beast has recently released a ranking of the 50 most stressful universities in the country and has assigned Washington University a rank of lucky number 13.

| Forum Editor

The semester sunburn

I look like a tomato. Following several walks and a picnic last weekend, my skin is officially charred. See, it’s been a while since I’ve seen the sun in its current state and, as a result, I let my guard down (my guard being SPF 50 sunblock) and must deal with the pain until it fades.

| Staff Columnist

Freshman Press: Where to go…? Hot spots to hit before classes!

So where are students planning to go and what are they going to do during these days?

| Freshman Press Reporters

Down to the last stretch

Only a few days ’til the first exams, our nerves are stretched tight and we’re ready to bite anyone’s head off. Take a deep breath! Whatever happens, however it goes, it is over. We survived our first semester in college, and we only have a mildly bruised ego to show for it! Here are some […]

| Staff Columnist

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