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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.

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.

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!

My WashU: Then and Now

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

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!

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.)

“There’s just no telling how far I’ll go” – a famous explorer named Moana

Hey everyone!!! My name is A’Daja, and I am a first year student at WashU. Go Bears!!! After a nine hour drive from my hometown I’ve finally made it to my four year home. I couldn’t be happier. Just a little bit about myself: I am (or well I plan to be) an English major, […]

Some Friendly Advice

I’ve just finished my first year at WashU, but I can still remember the excitement and trepidation I felt when I was just a couple months away from starting my freshman year. Although I still have a lot to learn myself, I thought that I would share some advice that helped make my first year  […]

A Day In My Life: An Average Friday

Ever wonder what a day in the life of a Wash U student might be? This is what an average Friday for me might look like, including classes, office hours, the French table, and just chilling.

Modern Issues, Historical Relations – A Day in Japan with GCP

Last year, my class went to Japan over Spring Break as part of my freshman FOCUS program, the Global Citizenship Program. Come along as I look back on the experience!

Discover WashU’s hidden treasure

“Ahoy! Keep going west, Cabin Boy! We must sail away from this whirl of electron affinity! Tug tug…”
I fixed my cocked hat and strode across my bedroom, yelling out to my brother as he steered a small hula hoop beside me. We kept sailing, from center O at 8°00’ N and 15°99’E to Beryllium Island at 3°00’ N and 9°01’ W. It was a treacherous voyage, because we were quickly losing ionization energy!

A Change of Pace: Moving from One Side of Campus to the Other

Although the South 40 is fantastic, WashU Residential Life features even more options for housing. Introducing…the Village!

How I’m Picking my Major

I’m not majoring in what I thought I was going to freshman year and declarations are due in February, but I’ve got a plan.

Club Featurette: Kendo Club

I came for the kendo, and stayed for the people.
Featuring a swordsmanship sport, the tea ceremony, Japanese culture, and community.

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.

A Guide to Cozy, but Efficient, Studying

Branch out a little bit and I promise studying can be its own kind of adventure!

Speaker Events: How to learn about fascinating topics you might know nothing about

Featuring: Dr. Jonathan D. Pollack from the Brookings Institution speaking on North Korea + my love of lectures

A Day in the Life

A look at a sophomore student’s 9 to 5…more or less!