Goodbyes are never easy, but they’re even trickier when you can’t say them in person.
First snow of the season at WashU!
I am constantly reminded of how beautiful this campus is, and never is it more picturesque than after that first snowfall, when the old buildings stand atop a glistening white carpet.
Extra! Extra!: Writing for Student Life Newspaper
Our newspaper is called Student Life and has been printing since 1878, making it the oldest independent college newspaper west of the Mississippi River! I knew I wanted to get involved with Student Life when I got to campus in August, but I wasn’t sure to what extent. To my surprise, all I needed to do was add myself to the email list, which I did at Student Life’s booth at the Fall Activities Fair.
Fun Dorm Activities: Baking!
When I first visited WashU, my favorite thing about the 40 was, and continues to be, the community I’ve found there. There’s so much to do, whether it’s running to Bear’s Den to grab a meal and staying for hours talking with friends, buying candy at the student owned and run Bear-y Sweet Shop, or having a karaoke night with my floormates in the common room. This semester, one of my favorite features of residential life has been the kitchens in my dorm building.
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.
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!
Painting the Underpass
Our Summer Interns continue the tradtion of painting the underpass to welcome visitors to campus.
WILD: Music and Memories at the End of the Year
In the years Wash. U. is not hosting a presidential debate, WILD is the most talked about event on campus. If you ask me, WILD is even more than the mini-music fest we make it out to be!
A Springtime Snapshot
The sun is shining, a breeze is blowing, and campus is alive! Spring at Wash U brings its own brand of excitement. It looks something like this…
Founders Day Festivities with Anderson Cooper!
Each year, the Wash U Alumni Association commemorates the university’s founding in 1853 by inviting a keynote speaker to give a brief speech and answer student questions. From Colin Powell to Margaret Thatcher, the speakers are always extremely interesting, engaging, and impressive.
Diwali Dancer Spotlight: Kriti Prasad
Because I am abroad, I did not have the chance to see this year’s Diwali performance. I have always been interested in the different cultural and creative groups that Wash U has to offer, so of course, I was disappointed that I could not attend. I turned to my good friend, Kriti Prasad, so I could gain knowledge about the celebration even from miles away. Below, please find my interview with her.
The Activities Fair: A veritable buffet of fun!
It’s the second week of school, you have barley dipped your toe in the water and the options are already a mile wide and two miles deep, but the fun doesn’t stop there!
Bubbles and Boxed Water
How wild was your WILD? :p Last night, I went to my 4th WILD. The Social Programming Board brings in a famous artist once every semester for a huge concert, and this year SPB brought All American Rejects!
40 things to love about the (South) 40
What’s so great about this place we call the South 40 – the area where all first-year students and many sophomores call home? We asked Jordan, Eddy, Pegah, Tess, Dan, Aline, Katie, Nate, Sue Yeon, Madeline, Ian, and too many other students to name and compiled this list of 40 things they love about the 40. What do you think your favorite part will be?