winter

Our suggestions for combating the winter slump

The end of daylight savings time ushers in some dark and cold months. Scene writers put together a list of things that improve their mood when the weather is getting them down.

Rooted in St. Louis: Spring, hope and our favorite trees on campus

Just as we humans retreat indoors to escape the chill and ditch our Hawaiian shirts, so too do the trees retreat inwards to their roots and ditch their colorful leaves.

| Staff Writer

The leaves are falling, and so are my spirits

Do not focus on the light at the end of the tunnel, it’s still too far away to see. Rather, force your eyes to adjust to the darkness, and, before you know it, it will be much easier to see.

Thomas Humphrey | Staff Writer

Comic: Birdwatching

Despite the cold temperatures, not all birds have migrated south for the winter.

HN Hoffmann | Senior Editor

Staff editorial: University should clarify weather policy

At no point did students hear from administrators about whether the conditions would affect the operations of the University, even as high schools across the region announced closures.

Op-ed: Forget petition, demand real change

Wash. U., I am writing to tell you to suck it up. Californians, go buy a coat. Missourians, go buy a thicker coat. Alaskans, settle in, because it’s about to get very familiar.

Emily Jayne | Class of 2020

Winter wonderland? More like icy nightmare

No one enjoys winter, yet as a society we find reasons to pretend.

Thomas Humphrey | Contributing Writer

A convoluted map of the connecting paths to get you through the winter

Well friends, November’s biting chill is upon us, and it feels like winter hit us with the force of an icy freight train. Near-freezing temperatures have suddenly become the norm, and Washington University students have begun bundling up to the eyes. I mapped out the connections between buildings, from sky bridges to secret tunnels, so you can spend as little time out in the bitter Missouri air as possible.

Elizabeth Phelan | Contributing Writer

Things to do in St. Louis this winter to make you feel like you’re in a Hallmark movie

Winter has arrived early in St. Louis, and that means it’s time to think about fun winter activities to distract yourself from the frigid temperatures and, of course, add to your Instagram aesthetic. Here are some great ways to get off campus, bask in the season’s whimsical glory and, if the Hallmark Channel has taught us anything, maybe even have the ideal meet cute with the love of your life.

Jaden Satenstein | Staff Writer

Tyler’s Wardrobe Watch: Fall 2018 Fashion trends do’s and don’ts

With every new season comes a new set of fashion trends that get promoted on runways and by major fashion brands. For the fall/winter 2018, a few trends have really stuck out to me as being especially interesting. So, today I would like to over a couple of them, give my personal thoughts and explain how you can incorporate them into your day-to-day outfits.

Tyler Sabloff | Senior Editor

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