Life @ WashU

Thanksgiving Break at Wash U
Hi everyone! While most students probably spent Thanksgiving Break with their families, I spent mine here at Washington University. Now this probably sounds a bit shocking considering how much I love food, but I do have my reasons.
Beautiful places and heart-filling pursuits: finding thanks in a hometown that’s far away
I’m writing this post from my gate at the airport. It’s the day before Thanksgiving and everyone in St. Louis has apparently also decided to spend the holiday elsewhere. Still, I managed to snag one of those comfy chairs with a built-in outlet, so I pretty much feel like the queen of the airport. Soon, […]

Washington University in St. Louis has a personality, and you feel it everywhere. It’s a friendly, welcoming feeling that you pick up from students, professors, advisors and sta­ff.

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