Between the hours in the lecture hall and the lab, there was dancing in the Quad, cheering at Francis Field and tug-of-war in the Swamp. Here graduating students reminisce about some of their most memorable moments at Washington University in St. Louis.
The Class of 2015 snapped selfies, celebrated each other’s friendship and said their farewells to Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton May 11 at the annual Chancellor’s Dinner.
Throwback Thursday: First day of school, Aug. 30, 2011
It’s 1,353 days after the first day of school for the Class of 2015, and Washington University in St. Louis senior Will Ralls is amazed by the unexpected course of his college career. He came ready to major in computer science and political science and he did. The rest — serving as a residential advisor […]
Throwback Thursday: Medical students make music at spring Coffeehouse
Fourth-year medical students Zach Meyer (left) and Allan Jiang perform a musical number at a Medical Campus Coffeehouse on April 7.
Throwback Thursday: “Galleria Snow”: Midterms, 2011
Washington University in St. Louis senior Amanda Man won fourth place in the 2015 Arts & Sciences Senior Photo Competition for photo “Galleria Snow,” which captured a magical moment at the mall.
Throwback Thursday: WUStock, March 24, 2013
The Congress of the South 40 snagged one of hip hop’s biggest acts, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, for the 2013 WUStock. More than 2,000 students packed the Pageant to hear “Thrift Shop,” “Can’t Hold Us” and the duo’s other hits.
Senior David Dwight crowned Mr. Wash. U.
There are many ways to work for social justice. You can lead rallies. You can petition the powerful. And you can play the ukulele.
Throwback Thursday: Garry Kasparov, April 2, 2012
As a senior chess master, Mark Heimann, a senior in Arts & Sciences, has long admired Garry Kasparov, perhaps history’s greatest chess player. But that’s not what impressed him most about Kasparov’s visit to Washington University in 2012, his freshman year. “Kasparov was somewhat of a household name for me when I was growing up,” […]
Throwback Thursday: John Oliver, Sept. 2, 2011
Comedian John Oliver, now the host of “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver,” delighted students at Edison Theatre in 2011.
Throwback Thursday: Convocation, Aug. 25, 2011
More than 1,500 new students, including Liggett/Koenig Lions (above), chanted their residential college cheers at Convocation at the Athletic Complex.
Senior honorary Mortar Board inspires young writers
Improv troupe Suspicious of Whistlers (above) was one of many campus performance groups to act out stories written by Buder Elementary students at the second annual Young Storytellers Festival, hosted by Washington University senior honorary Mortar Board.
Fun to Spare
Robert Landis, a senior in Arts & Sciences, participates in the Danforth University Center’s first-ever human bowling tournament Feb. 21.
Forever grateful for her “Lunar New Year family”
Kara Chung (above), a senior in English in Arts & Sciences, served as both executive director of Lunar New Year and a dancer in the Chinese fan performance.