With tuition at Washington University about to rise above the $44,000 mark, including a mandatory student activities fee of $441, you'd think that the organizers of the annual Sex Week would have the bank to finance the visit of any porn star they want.
Alas, you'd be wrong.
Negotiations broke dow ... More >>
U2 was touring under its "Boy" album when it played Wash U.'s Graham Chapel for $750.More than 50,000 people attended U2's concert last night at Busch Stadium. Based on the average price of $103 spent per ticket for the band's 360 Tour, the Irish rockers left St. Louis with around $5 million in r ... More >>
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July 17, 2011
U2 may be the least subtle band in history. Last night, the boys took the stage to "Space Oddity," which does not make sense thematically, but does make sense in that the song has a countdown in it and the 360 Tour stage looks like a spac ... More >>
Jae ChoeStereotypes singing an arrangement of "Holding Out for a Hero" by Bonnie Tyler.Thanks to Glee, singing groups are getting a lot more attention these days. However, a lot of St. Louisans might not realize the singing talent right under our noses -- Washington University alone is home t ... More >>
Didya know that 83.5 percent of Missouri's energy comes from coal, and that St. Louis is headquarters to the two largest coal companies in the country in Peabody Energy and Arch Coal? Add it all up and it makes St. Louis a great place to discuss the role of coal in our lives and its impact on the ... More >>
jihadwatch.orgRobert SpencerAn editorial in the Washington University Student Life newspaper has caused something of a furor among supporters of divisive Islamic scholar Robert Spencer. Spencer -- the author of eight books including The Truth About Muhammad and The Politically Incorrect Guide ... More >>
Naomi KleinNaomi Klein kicks off Washington University's Spring 2009 Assembly Series tomorrow at Graham Chapel. The controversial author and activist is making the stop on the heels of her critically acclaimed 2007 best-seller, "The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism." Not surprising, K ... More >>
Sorry for the short notice, but I learned this moments ago: Author Michael Pollan (The Omnivore's Dilemma, In Defense of Food) will be honored with the Washington University International Humanities Prize today at 4:30 p.m.
The ceremony is at Graham Chapel. Afterward there will be refreshments and ... More >>