So many of your questions were answered on WashU 360 in 2017! Take a look at several of our favorite blog posts from the year.
Sara, a December graduate and a strong advocate for organ donation, says, “I came here knowing this is what I wanted to do. WashU gave me the leadership skills and the support I needed to make it happen.”
Every year, the St. Louis Botanical Gardens hosts the Garden Glow, where it covers the garden in Christmas lights for guests to walk around and enjoy. This year, in order to escape from the stress of finals, I went to the Garden Glow with my friends. We bought tickets to the event from The South 40, […]
Here are some fun and relaxing places to let off some steam during winter finals (take it from a native St. Louisan)
The difference between playing in a group of 50 versus a group of 3.
New economics professor Francisco Buera studies economic growth and development, bringing expertise from the Federal Reserve Bank. He is thrilled to be part of the research environment at WashU.
In my Design for Social Impact class, we had a day where we listened to podcasts and newscasts about the opioid epidemic and wrote down or drew our biggest takeaways. We have been researching the crisis all month and are currently designing deliverables to help prevent addiction.
My art experience prior to college was about creating a portfolio and possibly painting some color wheels at one point. The concept of pursuing art at the college level was an abstract concept. No longer. First semester Drawing 1 and 2D Design were an adventure. I felt like I grew, I learned and I improved […]
Ah, tis the season to register for classes. This is an exciting time, but it can be rather stressful. Here’s a few tips for planning your schedule.
After attending school here for about a year and a half, I’ve started to take some things for granted. In the spirit of Thanksgiving, I’ve been thinking about all the things about Wash U I’m thankful for. Here are just some of those things: The people- Everyone here is so smart, it can be intimidating […]
Tacos, dogs, cats, cookies, cupcakes and apple picking, these are some activities that I shared with residential college faculty fellows during the year. Faculty fellows are faculty members who live within the residential colleges and provide events and activities that gets students out of their daily academic stress and encourage a bit of self care. […]
As a Korean-American, there are many parts of my heritage that I take pride in, and one of them is — big surprise — the music. Nowadays, K-POP is becoming a global phenomenon, and I no longer have to struggle to find another person who finds it as appealing as I do. One major aspect […]
On Tuesday, the Muslim Students Association brought Ibtihaj Muhammed to speak in Graham Chapel. Muhammed was the first US athlete to compete in the Olympics while wearing a hijab, a traditional headscarf that many Muslim women wear.
I came for the kendo, and stayed for the people.
Featuring a swordsmanship sport, the tea ceremony, Japanese culture, and community.
Wash U consistently brings in influential speakers and the Veteran’s Day celebration held on Friday was no exception. Speakers at the event included U.S senator from Illinois Tammy Duckworth and former VA secretary Robert A. McDonald. Besides those distinguished guests, there was also a panel of veterans who spoke to issues currently facing veterans, like […]
In which the freshman seminar I’d chosen on a whim became my favorite class of the semester.
Eureka! Missouri, that is.
That is the name of the town I found myself in last Saturday night. Huddled around a fire, s’more in hand, I was looking to the sky.