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Article by unclealbert
December 6, 2011

5 Ways to Lose Weight Without Exercising: The Wash U Students’ Guide

You might have noticed Wash U has a very healthy-looking student body. For a school with such lackluster athletic programs (except for our championship-winning cross-country team of course, but let’s be honest, competitive running is like NASCAR with fewer crashes and more team-cest), we tend to stay pretty slim. Plus, in terms of food, we live in luxury not... MORE »

Article by sonovabeach
December 3, 2011

A Simple Guide to Facebook Relationship Statuses

Though February is still months away, cupid’s arrows reign down on the Danforth Campus, hitting students in the heart, resulting in genuine friendship or true love”¦ or more likely in the groin, resulting in drunken hook ups. Most naturally, the WashU student body feels the need to share these relationships with the World Wide Web.... MORE »

Article by unclealbert
November 28, 2011


Everyone’s waiting on something””read on to see what your desired class says about you. L98 AMCS 314 Children’s Literature Since World War II: From E.B. White to J.K. Rowling ““ Oh, I get it. You like reading, but not that much. You vaguely remember a time in your life when all it took to make... MORE »

Article by rkrieg
November 23, 2011

Thanksgiving for Kids Vs. Thanksgiving for College Students

On the Week Before Kids: By Thanksgiving, it has already been over three weeks since Halloween! And how is a kid to survive without a monthly dose of commercialized holiday cheer generously injected into the American education system?? Impossible, I know. So instead of expecting kids to actually try to learn anything the week before a holiday, teachers fill... MORE »

Article by unclealbert
November 15, 2011

Wash U: The Harvard of Analogies

We all know that Wash U is the uncontested Harvard of the Midwest (suck it Notre Dame! And Northwestern. And the University of Chicago. And the University of Michigan.) Okay, so maybe it’s not completely uncontested. Believe it or not, there are even more schools that jacked our moniker””Eastern Illinois University, the Medical University of... MORE »

Article by JClassy
November 11, 2011


Special FAT TALK FREE WEEK edition:   If we really want to have a successful Fat Talk Free Week where we tell all our friends how luscious their hair is, we need to do something drastic about “The Bunny” statue that lurks on campus. Sure she is supposed to be sculpted after “The Thinker,” but... MORE »

Article by Zano
November 10, 2011

Subway Grumps of Old

Have you ever second-guessed what vegetables you’d like on a sandwich? Have you ever awaited an important text message? Have you ever had such a complex sandwich order, that you thought to give it in pieces so as to be considerate of the sandwich artists? If you answered yes to any of the above questions,... MORE »

Article by rkrieg
November 9, 2011

So You Think You’re a Whispers Socialite

As WashU students, you are obviously getting your monthly fix of human interaction from library socialization. If not, you are probably one of the kids who draw anime in Bear’s Den, a member of the university’s molepeople population (including the Sam Fox molepeople sector), or someone who “goes out” … whatever that means. The library... MORE »

Article by unclealbert
November 8, 2011


Spring 2012 will mark a brand new curriculum for undergraduate students at Wash U.  Check out some of the exciting new course listings below!     B55 LOF 123 ““ Loafing in Loafers A new mandatory course for all Olin Business School students. Provides an introduction to the group-work format with an emphasis on dressing... MORE »