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The Record

Friday, June 21, 2024

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Missouri Chamber Music Festival concert

7 p.m. Friday, June 21



‘Astronomy of the Inka empire’

7:30 p.m. Friday, June 21



Black Rep’s ‘King Hedley II’ opens

8 p.m. Friday, June 21

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WashU in the News

No tables for anyone under 30 at this St. Louis-area restaurant

The New York Times

NFL faces ‘Sunday Ticket’ lawsuit: here’s what’s at stake for the league


Synthetic biology is in fashion

the scientist

WashU alumna makes history as a Paralympian; but her love of wheelchair rugby is not new

st. louis post-dispatch

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Campus and community news


‘Finding religion in the Stanley Cup finals’

Cody Musselman, a postdoctoral researcher at the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics, co-writes an article amid the NHL playoffs about how hockey and oil take on almost religious significance in Canada.

the conversation

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Who Knew WashU?

Question: WashU alumnus Archie League is known as the first member of what profession?

Answer: A) League, who earned a degree in aeronautical engineering, was the first air traffic controller. Read more about him in this feature in The Common Reader.

Congrats to this week’s winner, Kara Jones, a staff member at the McKelvey School of Engineering, who will receive an “I Knew WashU” luggage tag!