summer

Rooted in St. Louis: The Elizabeth Danforth Butterfly Garden

The Butterfly Garden is a garden with a purpose. Pretty as it is, each plant is selected with the entire ecosystem in mind.

| Staff Writer

Quarantine music superlatives

The pandemic-induced quarantine has upended our world, but it has not gotten in the way of good music.

Orly Einhorn | Contributing Writer

Songs of the summer

Here are the songs that defined summer for editor Sabrina Spence.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

Staff Editorial: It’s okay if you don’t have a summer internship

Opportunities will come with time. You may not secure the perfect summer internship. You may not have the perfect first job, but it’s only a first job. There will be other opportunities.

Staff editorial: Don’t sweat the summer stuff

With barely a week of classes left of the semester and the arrival of warm weather (finally), it’s getting harder and harder to ignore the excitement of finishing classes and leaving campus for the summer. While the thought of breaking out of the routine of the semester sounds refreshing, it’s also a big source of stress for those of us who haven’t lined up plans for the summer yet.

Cadenza’s summer preview

As finals begin to consume our sanity, here’s what’s filling Cadenza’s delirium-induced fever dreams of warm weather and not spending all night in Olin.

Summer movie preview

On hot, humid summer days, there’s often no better relief than sitting inside a dark, cool movie theater and enjoying the latest blockbusters, indie films and everything in between. Check out what Cadenza thinks you should—or shouldn’t—see this summer! May “X-Men: Days of Future Past” One of the first big summer blockbusters is “X-Men: Days of Future Past.

What to do with a summer in STL

As students, we have relatively few opportunities to explore the local area given the stress of Washington University courses. Sometimes, by the middle of the semester, I forget that life exists beyond Clayton and University City.

| Senior Scene Editor

Bookflix: A guide to summer binge reading

‘Star Trek,’ ‘Firefly’ and ‘Battlestar Galactica,’ read… ‘Redshirts: A Novel with Three Codas’ by John Scalzi Scalzi is one of my favorite authors because of his offbeat, hysterically funny approach to the genre of science fiction. “Redshirts” is a stand-alone novel that satirizes the tropes of “Star Trek” in a brilliant and sneakily existential way.

Eliana Goldstein | Contributing Reporter

Now hear this: Best Coast & Bleached

When “The Mindy Project” premiered on Fox last year, one of the most common critiques of the show was that it lacked focus. Was it a cutesy rom-com or a quirky workplace comedy? Why did story arcs never seem to last more than one episode? And what was with that revolving door of love interests? Here’s my question: if the show is funny, does it really matter?

| Senior Cadenza Editor

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