Class Acts: At the intersection of business and sustainability

Sustainability champions Nick Annin, Elise Fabbro and Nicola Salzman graduate this month from Washington University in St. Louis poised to fight the globe’s most pressing problem with a powerful tool: the free market.

Ending on a High Note

Hey everyone! I can’t believe I’m done with junior year and technically a senior now. I’ve been super busy this past week packing and flying back home, but I thought I’d squeeze out one last post about what I’ve learned this year.

Bye, Junior Year!

Hi everyone! Time sure flies by quickly. I am already done with my junior year of college and on my way to senior year. To sum up my junior year in one word, I think “rewarding” really ties it all together.

Professor enjoys students’ energy and creativity

Ron Cytron, professor of computer science in the School of Engineering & Applied Science, loves working with undergraduates – specifically, WashU undergraduates. He says they are energetic, creative, and talented, and they show an aptitude for research. The feeling is mutual.

‘Dream big, think big, and expect big’

Deko Ricketts’ drive and determination have positioned him as a leader in engineering, sustainability, and track. The record-setting athlete plans to improve lives by addressing the global energy crisis.

Clips from WILD ’17

Hi everyone! This past Friday, I attended my 5th WILD at the beautiful Brookings Quadrangle. WILD is the biggest social event/concert of the semester, presented by the Social Programming Board. It is free for all undergraduate students, and there are free pizza, Jimmy John’s, and soda for all. This year, the featured artist, Jason Derulo, came and performed his top hits! We had Natalie La Rose as the opener and Vanic as a surprise closer.

Cate Zone Chinese Café

Hi everyone! Let me tell you about this awesome new restaurant in St. Louis: Cate Zone. This is my “new” for this past month of April.

An Actually Reasonable Guide to Packing for College

To my readers who are incoming freshmen– this blog is especially for you! First, welcome. We’re very glad to have you. Some of you may be starting to dream about how you’ll decorate and organize your dorm. It’s all part of the fun of moving to a new place and making it feel like your own. With […]

4 Tips for ThurtenE Carnival

Hi everyone! Each year, hundreds of Wash U students work together to put on a three-day carnival for the St. Louis community at the corner of Skinker and Forest Park Parkway. Dozens of student groups create fun booths, attractions, and facades for people of all ages.

Retail Management: The Guest Lectures

One of the coolest things about classes in the Olin Business School is that there will typically be a few guest lecturers throughout the semester. Here’s a sampling of guests who visited my Retail Management class!

Come see us on a Special Visit Day this summer!

Interested in engineering? We have a Special Visit Day for that! Or pre-med? We have one for you, also! In fact, we have special visit days planned throughout the summer for each academic division, as well as the more broad-based Academic Exploration Days.

A Pretty Average Day

Hey guys! You haven’t heard from me in a while since classes have been crazy, but I thought I’d do something quick about what an average day is like in my life.

WuStock 2017

WuStock is an all-day festival held each year at the Swamp, hosted by Congress of the South 40. This year, WuStock featured the Grammy Award winning artist, Daya! She performed her most famous songs, including singing The Chainsmokers’ “Don’t’ Let Me Down.”

Photo Journal

As my last year at WashU comes to a close, I have pulled together a series of memorable photographs. Without further ado…

A Day In the Life of Nancy

What’s up, everyone! Today, I would like to share with you all a day in Nancy’s life. Now I need to remind you that not every day of my life is going to be as awesome as this sounds, but this is a typical Monday for me.

Life on the South 40: Highlights

The South 40 (literally, forty acres of living space located directly south of the Danforth Campus) is home to about 3,200 students in twenty-three residence halls. Generally, all freshmen and many sophomores live on the 40 – so as a junior who still calls the 40 “home” (and, no, I’m not even an RA), I’m […]

Food Truck Tuesdays?

Hi guys! I have some huge gossip/news to share! There was a food truck on campus today for lunch. Yes, a food truck! Is this for real?? Rumor has it that this was a pilot project. If successful (which, judging from the gigantic line today), this might become a reoccurring event for EVERY Tuesday for the rest of the semester!

Familiarity in an Unfamiliar City

Hi everyone! I just returned from a fun trip to Las Vegas! The most unexpected thing happened there: I met up with a Wash U friend of mine, David, without planning at all. This shows that even though the world is gigantic, the “Wash U Bubble” is always home sweet home.