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.
The First-Year Experience Through the Eyes of a WUSA
Washington University Student Associates (WUSA) work to make the WashU first-year experience one-of-a-kind.
Open Letter to my Freshman Floor
Your freshman floor is such a special community. Everyone is in the same boat—you’re all new, knowing no one, understanding little to nothing about college, and most excitingly, all living together. Even two years later, I still reminisce about my days living in that modern double in Danforth. The geniuses who create the housing assignments brought me my best friends and the best first year experience anyone could imagine.
Saturday in the Park!
This past week, all the freshman floors and their WUSAs came together for Saturday in the Park, one of the major events through the first 40 days of freshman year. Saturday in the Park is a day planned by the First Year Center where the WUSAs (WashU Student Associates) take groups of students from their […]