Washington University in St. Louis

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    May 6, 2013

    Survey Says Rice Is Fourth Healthiest College in the Country

    Back when Hair Balls was carefully considering which college to attend (i.e., flipping a coin), we were mostly concerned with what campus had the most liquor stores within walking distance. The furthest thing from our mind was whether any dining hall menus offered chickpea masala, like Rice Universi ... More >>

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    May 3, 2012
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    July 1, 2010

    Peanut Butter Miracles

    Amid the chaos that is Haiti, Dr. Patricia Wolff has made ending child malnutrition her life's work.

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    June 9, 2010

    We Know It's 8 a.m. Get Some Sleep.

    ​ The Houston Press keeps your humble reporter chained to his computer late at night in an attempt to glean from the Internet new and exciting music from the tube of you in order to add a little audiovisual happiness in your life each morning. [Ed. Note: Hey, we offered him the gig and he took it. ... More >>

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    July 2, 2009

    Getting Schooled

    A group of former condo owners say SMU defrauded them of their homes to make way for the new Bush library.

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    February 19, 2009

    Calorie Restrictors Stay Hungry in Hopes of Living Longer

    An SMU biologist searches to unlock the secrets to the fountain of youth

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    September 20, 2007

    Take a Hike: Would an Extra Dollar a Gallon Keep People Thin?

    Ever been at the gas station watching some really fat guy pumping away and think, "I betcha if gas cost more, that dude would weigh less?" Well, graduate student Charles Courtemanche has. According to Courtmanche, who is working toward his Ph.D. in economics at St. Louis’s Washington University, ... More >>

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    August 14, 2006

    Pastoral U.

    "After the game, I'm off for some rowing, old chum." Did a double take this morning while flipping through the TV news shows. On Today, Lester Booming-Voice Holt sat with Barbara Kantrowitz of Newsweek and Seppi Bacili of Kaplan International teasing this year's list of the 25 New Ivies. These ... More >>

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    August 18, 2005
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    January 27, 2000

    Good-bye Yellow Brick Road

    Houstonian James Doyle helps reclaim a neglected Broadway version of The Wizard of Oz that predates the MGM musical by 37 years

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    June 18, 1998

    Tell It to the Boss

    After their hospital's merger with Memorial, Hermann employees are asked prying questions