All posts tagged Anthropology

‘I thought WashU was Disney World’

When I first visited as a high school senior, I thought WashU was Disney World. Abundant spring sunshine sparkled off the blushing bricks of the campus buildings. Smiling students played Frisbee in Mudd Field. And the South 40 actually looked like a theme park village. The illusion ended the next day when 70-degree sunshine warped into stinging wind and rain — authentic St. Louis-style, it turns out. Still, when I called home that night, shivering from the walk back to my host’s room, I was smiling.

Student Spotlight: Cameron

Name: Cameron Hometown: Rye, NY Year: Freshman Major: Undecided, but most likely Anthropology with a concentration in Global Health and the Environment. Dorm: Dardick! What’s the best thing about the dorm you live in? Definitely having a bathroom that I share with my suitemates. It’s so nice not having to walk down the hallway to […]