Heavy rain and lightning may not seem conducive to long-distance running, but facing those conditions Saturday in Oskhosh, Wis., the Washington University cross-country team scored a breakthrough performance. Sophomore Lucy Cheadle finished third out of 500 runners on the women’s side, and five Wash. U.
Strong winds blew over a tent at a beer garden downtown, killing one and injuring about 100 during a tornado warning Saturday afternoon. The tent was set up behind Kilroy’s Sports Bar as customers celebrated the Cardinals’ 7-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers. The first wave of the storm hit at around 3:50 p.m., about an hour after the game ended.
With temperatures set to soar into the 90s this week, students are reacting to the unusually balmy weather. According to a study by the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, this winter was the fourth-warmest winter on record in the United States.
Lightning branches across the sky outside of the Danforth University Center on Tuesday evening. The storm was part of a large system that spawned tornados across the Midwest.
With gusts up to 40 miles per hour at The Links in Jacksonville, Ill., No. 5 Washington University did just enough to withstand the weather and earn its first victory of the spring. The team defeated No. 11 Illinois Wesleyan University and No.
Many university emergency management officials across the country continuously are asked questions from their university community about why they did or why they did not issue an emergency alert due to some incident on or off-campus.
Start with Washington University students waking up between 6 and 8 a.m. on a Sunday morning; throw in some cold weather in the low 40s, an overcast sky, strong wind and rain; add a combination of 400 meters of swimming, a 12-mile bike ride around Forest Park and a five-kilometer run.
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