Diwali: A show? No. A culture.

Although it seems like a frantic mess of a combination, the showcase is really about coming together as a community to create something beautiful for the WashU and St Louis community at large.

A Reading with Visiting Writer Hanif Abdurraqib!

In case you don’t know, Hanif Abdurraqib was one of the most talked about writers of 2018. He also happens to be taking 2019 by storm. Last week, Wash U hosted him at the Visiting Writers Series!

Fierce as the Freezing Snow

Don’t get me wrong, the snow is really beautiful…I just have a few qualms.

Getting Involved: Extracurriculars at WashU

Extracurriculars can be the most fun and meaningful part of college life. Here’s a little about what I do to get involved.

Being Grateful for the Bear’s Den (aka BD)

BD is open until 3 a.m. on the weekend. And although you may not eat that late now in high school, you will find yourself walking across the South 40 to BD for the special 1 a.m. chicken and waffles—which is a true tribute to my Chicago taste buds.

Midnight, Memories, and John’s Donuts

Every school has its iconic spot, that undeniably endearing hole in the wall of which every student has some story to tell. Wash U’s John’s Donuts. It’s not much for grandeur, but it has nevertheless embedded itself in the campus culture in a fascinating way!

My First Chinese New Year’s in China

I spent my first Chinese New Year in China with my friend’s family in Suzhou. It was a whirl of friends, family, majiang, and lots and lots of food. Come with me as I experience the first day of the celebrations– New Year’s Eve.

Free Food at WashU!

There is nothing WashU students love more than free stuff. Here’s a list of some of my favorite free food opportunities on campus!

More about Bright

Hi readers! My name is Bright, and I am a freshman transferring into the Olin Business School from the Sam Fox School.

Paint with all the Colors of Your Mind

It’s okay to take a break and relax every once in a while.

My WashU: Then and Now

In which I explain why I decided to attend WashU and how my experiences have compared to my expectations!

Lofty Lifestyle

The lofts. Four buildings on the Delmar loop that are an easy fifteen minute walk to campus. During the warmer months, the walk to campus by way of Skinker Blvd is shaded by magnificent trees along the Skinker neighborhoods. During the winter, their bare branches reach out to catch snowflakes as they become the woods […]

This is Real, This is ME!

Coming into college was terrifying, but WashU has been a place where I’ve genuinely found things I’m passionate about. Here’s a sneak peek into my life as a current freshman.

1 Semester Down, 7 To Go: My Life at WashU

Welcome to my blog! Here’s some info on me and what I do at WashU. I can’t wait to keep sharing my life with all of you!

Spotlight on the Loop: Subterranean Books

Today’s spotlight is one of my favorite places in St. Louis, a cozy corner of the Delmar Loop, a delightful haven of warmth and joy, Subterranean Books!

Callie’s Declassified School Survival Guide

Note: I am focusing on the non-academic side of finals. I could give you a billion tips on how to study, but I am still recovering from the week of testing (not to be dramatic or anything.)

Designing for America @WashU

Leaving campus is an adventurous way to take a break from the rigor and workload that is WashU. The organizations and extracurricular groups on campus will often lend opportunities for that adventure into the community around your university.

Research Papers Are Not Scary

When you hear the phrase “research paper”, what is your first response? Are you intimidated, anxious, or excited?