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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

November 5, 2011

Curricular Planner Designed by Ex-Nazi Scientist

Wash U’s Office of Public Relations revealed a shameful secret yesterday””the curricular planner function on Webstac, designed to help students organize the credits they must achieve to graduate, was designed by Detlef von Braun, formerly a rocket scientist in Hitler’s Third Reich.   Von Braun worked closely with Hitler and other SS higher-ups, and his... MORE »