Washington University in St. Louis
Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri or WashU as it is known is a private research university with approximately 7,600 undergraduate students and 7,500 graduate students. Ideally located across from Forest Park, WashU is known for their amazing campus food. One fun fact about WashU is the last United States presidential election debate in 2016 was held at Washington University's Athletic Complex.
Famous alumni include: Jon Feltheimer – CEO Lionsgate Films, Josephine Winslow Johnson – Pulitzer Prize winning author, David Merrick – Broadway Producer, Irma S. Rombauer – co-author of The Joy of Cooking, C. P. Wang – architect for Taipei 101, Steve Fossett – adventurer and businessman, George Zimmer - founder of Men’s Wearhouse, Condé Nast – publisher of Vogue, and Luther Ely Smith – the founder of the Gateway Arch National Park.
The Top 5 Parent Picks:
Forest Park - visit the zoo, go for a run, or walk the park.
Explore Delmar Loop - grab a coffee at Blueprint Coffee and a taco at Mission Taco. The shrimp habanero taco was to die for!
Gateway Arch National Park - come-on, the founder is a graduate of WashU!
Take in a baseball game at Busch Stadium.
No visit is complete without a "concrete" from Ted Drewes.
Seth is a sophmore at Washington University from New Jersey. One quirky fact about Seth..."I am a twin."
Saoirse is a junior from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. One quirky fact about Saoirse..."I went to a Quaker High School."
Fun fact about Washington University: Marilyn vos Savant, the world’s highest IQ holder, claimed she left because she was bored and the historic park was the site of the 1904 World's Fair.
Diner and favorite entree:
Saoirse - Southwest Diner, Fiery egg scramble.
Breakfast Spot with a friend or date:
Seth Avenue Q.
Saoirse - Half & Half.
Sushi and your go to roll:
Saoirse - Wasabi, spicy tuna.
Best dive bar:
Saoirse - Nick's Pub.
Saoirse - Subterranean Books.
Where is your favorite spot on campus to hang?
Saoirse - Outside the DUC.
Where do you want to go on spring break?
Saoirse - California.