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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!

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.

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.

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!

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?

FINALS WEEK! (JK, it’s just reading week)

Get as much sleep as you can in high school, because going to bed before 11pm is a goal of mine in college that I have not been able to achieve even if I am physically in bed at 10:30pm

Roaring into a New Environment

Alternate title: “Everything that the light touches is yours.”


A short list

Hello! Welcome to my first blog post. To help you learn a bit about me, in true WashU fashion, I created a list of essential facts about me that will give you a glimpse into my world.

Surviving Pre-Finals

In which I survive the hardest week of my WashU career.

Swim like a Mermaid, Sting like a Bee

In this essay I will…compare riding a train to flying?

NEW Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering!

Washington University’s School of Engineering and Applied Science is delighted to announce a new degree in Environmental Engineering launching in spring of 2019.

My First Trip Home: A List

Warning: at least half of what I wrote is about the food I ate over break.