Big time, old school hip hop headlines a weekend of top tier rap acts with 8Ball & MJG and Bun B at the Ambassador in North County this Saturday night (6 p.m., $25-$40). Yo Gotti and his I Got That Sack tour is at the Ambassador on Friday (6 p.m., $35-$75), and Yung Joc is at Posh late on Saturday ( ... More >>
In another entry for the "No...really?" files, a Washington University study has figured out a few clear indicators of hard academic times for medical students -- including low scores on the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT). The study also found that being nonwhite, having huge debt and bei ... More >>
Carl Deselm, a medical student at Washington University, again won the Tater Tot-eating contest at Bar Louie last week, ingesting three pounds, five ounces of the Tots. It was the second time Deselm won the competition -- he took home the title and eventually the national title in 2008.Below is a ... More >>
At last night's "Rock The Tot" contest inside Bar Louie (14 Maryland Plaza) in the Central West End, hungry competitors stuffed their collective faces with 68 pounds of that snack-food staple, Tater Tots. It was disgustingly awesome, and a Wash U. medical student again took home the junk-food eating ... More >>
Nick Yozamp on television Friday afternoon. He won $100,000 during the college week for Jeopardy!It will be quite awhile before Nick Yozamp is ever in jeopardy of missing a rent payment.The 20-year-old biology major at Washington University has just won the 2010 Jeopardy! College Championship and ... More >>
The March 2 New York Times contains a story that smacks down the Harvard Medical School's lax ethics policies when it comes to getting in bed with pharmaceutical companies. Timesman Duff Wilson reports that Harvard students and some faculty members complain that drug companies are exerting undue inf ... More >>
When Unreal was a high-school junior, we went on a college visit and stayed with our friend’s older sister, whom we considered one of the awesomest people we knew. Our friend’s sister was pre-med. So was her roommate. That year, they were both taking organic chemistry. They had a lot of formulas ... More >>
Attend medical school — on the cheap!
Yes, Virginia (Roadrunner)
Dr. William J. Catalona built an unrivaled repository of blood and tissue samples. Washington University wants to keep it. Now a judge will decide: Who owns the prostates?
Lawrence Biondi radically remakes St. Louis University, leaving resentment in his wake
Meet Dr. Michael Graham, the city medical examiner. He hears dead people.
Week of November 14, 2001
For two decades, psychoanalysts have held fast to their slow, deep exploration of the psyche, reaping only scorn from the science-driven psychiatrists at Washington University. Good thing they didn't listen.
Upset over a new pay policy, docs are checking out of St. Louis University Hospital
Sickened by the shift to managed care, more physicians are claiming disability, moving into administration or leaving medicine altogether