Washington University in St. Louis beat out the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Princeton University and 453 other colleges to win the title of America's smartest college. The ranking comes from researchers at Luminosity, which creates digital brain-training games, who studied how 70,000 cur ... More >>
Over the past month, we've reported on the latest controversies of Saint Louis University, first with the high-profile resignation of the theology chair and most recently with the departure of the interim law dean over inappropriate comments. At the center of much of the conflict at SLU is Father La ... More >>
This has been making the rounds over the past few days -- I saw it on Eater this morning -- but Gut Check is never one to pass up a fun story, especially when it allows us to question another human being's life choices.Meet Lawrence Dai, a student at Northwestern University who has decided to wat ... More >>
Image sourcePull out the popcorn, folks. The best show in town gets underway in Springfield this week. "I will prove my innocence and I will testify," declared former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich last week as he left the courtroom that is the scene of his corruption trial. Blago has, si ... More >>
For the last six months, Evan Benn has been editing and writing about topics that go down easy -- like craft beer -- for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. But the new St. Louisan used to cover much meatier subjects, especially during his time spent in Northwestern University's Medill Innocence Project. A ... More >>
William BlakeAnybody out there?Just two months ago, President Obama identified non-believers as a legitimate religious group, right up there with Jews and Hindus. But watch out, non-believers! An article in New Scientist claims that you are just deluding yourselves. Human beings are hard-wired to be ... More >>
Tonight, our beloved Missouri Tigers will take on Northwestern University in the prestigious Alamo Bowl. Well, okay, not "prestigious" in the typical sense. But definitely prestigious in the way that, um, well, um, huh. Maybe prestigious isn't the best word in any sense of it. At any rate, they ... More >>
Week of December 27, 2007
Pugnacious defense attorney Frank "Tony" Fabbri never backed away from a fight. Then the lawyer ran afoul of the law.
Gentle but piercing. Indirect but intimate. Languorous but lusty. Carl Phillips is a lot like his poetry.
There's more than one way to stage a Cat
Catch Kate Baldwin in St. Louis while you can
An emerging star will take on the Muny in Annie Get Your Gun
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?
Week of April 23, 2003
Richard Gephardt, U.S. Representative, 3rd District
Week of March 27, 2002
Two players of the literary game -- essayist Joseph Epstein and St. Louis novelist David Carkeet -- step up to the plate at Duff's
Missourian Lanford Wilson comes to the Rep to stage his new play, Book of Days, with longtime collaborator Marshall Mason. A look behind the scenes at the men who changed American theater.