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WHAT’S INSIDE 6 WHAT TO DO WITH AN EXTRA ROOM Take advantage of an abroad roommate’s space

8 HOW TO COOK IF YOU CAN’T Simple recipes for your new off-campus apartment

10 WHY I CHOSE GREEK HOUSING One brother’s experience living in fraternity housing

12 THE HOUSING GUIDE An inside look at Residential Life dorms and apartments

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WHAT TO DO WITH AN EXTRA ROOM OH, SO ONE OF YOUR SUITEMATES IS STUDYING ABROAD THIS SEMESTER? THAT’S TOO BAD, BECAUSE YOUR SUITE OR APARTMENT WILL BE A LOT LESS EXCITING WITHOUT THE EXTRA PERSON. OR NOT!

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Now, you have a free room to use however you want. After you “find a way in” to the room, you can begin your planning. But what shall become of this extra suite space?

A theater: Lower the bed as far as you can and push it up against one side of the wall as a couch. Then go to Best Buy, invest in a projector, set it up and voila… you now have your own private theater. Project movies, TV shows or video games on the largest wall and set up extra pillows or chairs to increase the sitting space. Now instead of schlepping down to the Tivoli or another movie theater, you can see shows on the big screen right next door. Add popcorn or gum under the seats for that extra cinema vibe.

A club: Put the bed in the common room (hello, extra sofa space) and suddenly you have an empty room with tons of space for dancing around and raving. Get all the Christmas lights you can find and hang them up all around the room in preparation for Friday night. Then turn the desk into a disc-jockey station, turn on the strobe lights and invite your whole floor to party.

Just hope you don’t live above the faculty fellows!

A band room: Move out the wooden furniture, bring in the drum set and the amps, hang up sound barriers to keep in the noise, get a couple guitar stands in there and get ready to jam. Maybe there’s not that much space, but hey, you have to start somewhere! Besides, everyone is tired of hearing about bands that start in small garages; small-dorm-room bands will be the next big thing to hit the music world. Also, if you have a balcony, you can step outside and do your best impression of a Beatles rooftop concert. Once again, hope you don’t live above the faculty fellows, unless they’re into that old time rock ’n’ roll.

A dining room: How cute! Get the rest of your suitemates and any other friends together and have a nice family dinner. Use the desk (or steal a table from the study room down the hall) and set up a dinner spread. Plus, you have extra bed sheets to use as a tablecloth. Whether the meal is Easy Mac, pasta with meat sauce, or an allout spread of turkey and mashed potatoes, the dining room will make your stay at Wash. U. much homier.

An art gallery: Who needs the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art when you have your own right next door? Simply remove all the furniture and use the walls to hang lovely works of art. The barrenness of the room will only add to the museum-esque feeling, allowing you to curate different exhibits. You can also add your own security system by hiring a friend to remind visitors: “Do Not Touch!”

A “playroom”: There’s no need to get into much detail here. Keep the bed. Keep the sheets. Keep whatever you like to have around (no judgment need be passed). Finally, there’s an effective solution to the sexile. For more information, see “Fifty Shades of Grey” or the romance novel of your choice.

A trash room: This is not entirely advisable or sanitary, but for those out there who are truly lazy, you could use the extra room to store trash. Yes, it will smell bad. Yes, it will probably attract some maggots. Yes, everyone who comes into your suite will hate you; you may even hate yourself a little bit. But on the bright side, you’ll never have to walk those extra steps to the trash room down the hall ever again.


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HOW TO COOK IF YOU CAN’T: A culinary guide to apartment living SARAH HANDS MANAGING EDITOR

Living off campus is exciting. Your resident adviser does practically nothing, you’re within walking distance (most likely) of some semiexotic chain pan-Asian takeout restaurants and you are (sort of) FINALLY living it up in the city like a real adult. But what happens when you get sick of the pan-Asian takeout and Noodles & Co. macaroni and cheese and your teeny tiny meal plan dries up from all the half-and-halfs you keep buying during your inebriated pilgrimages to the South

40? Looks like you’re going to have to finally touch that little kitchenette—no, microwaving popcorn chicken doesn’t count. Cooking can be scary, especially if you’re used to having it done completely for you. You don’t have to be Gordon Ramsay to make tasty, varied and (relatively) healthy food, though. Here are three easy sort-of recipes to try for the launch of your culinary debut.

1. Egg-drop soup Take your egg. Take your bowl. Take your fork. Crack your egg into the bowl. Whip

your egg with your fork until it looks gross. Boil some chicken broth in a pot. Take your fork again and dip it into your gross egg. Pull it up so there’s a little string of gross egg hanging down. Drop that string of gross egg into the boiling broth. Realize that this is going to take too long and just kind of pour your gross egg little by little into the broth while stirring simultaneously. The gross egg should turn into beautiful ribbons of non-gross cooked egg. If you’re feeling fancy, throw in some green onions and curry powder. Or cut up a real onion and some

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carrots and put that in with your gross egg to make a non-gross egg-drop soup.

2. Ramen Yeah, I know. Ramen is whatever. Bear with me, though. This is a staple of college diets for a reason, that reason being its cheap price, eternal shelf life and easy preparation. By itself, this quick meal offers very few nutrients and way too much sodium. With a few easy and effortless additions, however, you can easily turn ramen into an actual meal.


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CHANNEL YOUR AUNT MARY AND CUT UP SOME BRUSSELS SPROUTS, SHALLOTS, AND MUSHROOMS. BRUSSELS SPROUTS ARE PRONOUNCED ‘BRUSSEL SPROUT’ UNLESS YOU WANT TO SOUND PRETENTIOUS. THEY ARE ALSO GROSS. WE ARE GOING TO MAKE THEM LESS GROSS. SHALLOTS ARE WHAT OLD RICH PEOPLE EAT, BUT WE ARE YOUNG AND POOR AND FREE AND WE WILL EMULATE THE UPPER CLASS IN OUR EASY CUISINE.

Add some meat to the broth, like chicken breast (cook it first), slices of roast beef lunchmeat or even shrimp if you want to be super fancy. Add some egg. Add it in the gross-egg-to-pretty-ribbons fashion as illustrated in sort-of recipe No. 1, or fry it and just put it on top of your ramen bowl. Make the yolk kind of runny so you can stab it and watch the yellow bleed out like roadkill. Add some vegetables, like onions and mushrooms and carrots, and add them while you’re boiling the broth so they are cooked and not gross. Only use the noodles. Throw out the spice packet. Use real broth from the store so you don’t get heart disease, unless you’re into that. Add curry powder. Always add curry powder. And sriracha. If you’re feeling sad and you want to be unhealthy, make the noodles without the spice packet. Drain. Mix with cheese until the cheese is melted. Now you have the saddest macaroni and cheese in the world. Go cry about what you have done.

3. Roasted vegetables Channel your Aunt Mary and cut up some Brussels sprouts, shallots, and mushrooms. Brussels sprouts are pronounced “Brussel sprout” unless you want to sound pretentious. They are also gross. We are going to make them less gross. Shallots are what old rich people eat, but we are young and poor and free and we will emulate the upper class in our easy cuisine. Mushrooms are great. Take your chopped sprouts and mushrooms and put them on a cookie sheet. Drizzle them with olive oil and some salt and pepper like you are on a cooking show. Add some chopped garlic if you are fancy, but if you are real, add garlic powder. Put that tray into your oven at 450 degrees for like half an hour. Meanwhile, put your shallots into a ton of oil on a skillet and fry them until they are almost burned. Take the pan of veggies out and mix it with the shallots. Impress your friends by making them think that they are eating healthy food when really they are eating really nasty, delicious amounts of oil to disguise the fact that Brussels sprouts are gross.

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WHY I CHOSE GREEK HOUSING PETER DISSINGER STAFF WRITER

Fraternity houses aren’t for everyone, and I never thought that I was built for it. Really, until last month, I thought that I would happily take a pass on living in my fraternity’s on-campus house. But as we all know, housing circumstances can change on a whim, and within a few days of getting my lottery number, my dreams of living in an on-campus apartment (or in the Village) dissipated. So my story may look like one of necessity, but, now that I have officially signed a Greek housing contract with Residential Life, I can say that I’m incredibly satisfied with the decision I made. I wanted to be on-campus as a junior; it was a decision I made at the beginning of the year and never wavered from. Arguably, Upper Row has the best location of any housing on the Danforth Campus: it is a short jog over to the gym, three minutes from the Danforth

University Center and the Village and close to the majority of my classes. With immediate access to the Snow Way parking garage, it is also an ideal launching pad to get off-campus. As someone who likes to minimize the time spent traveling between places on campus, my fraternity house gives me a great home base to be close to just about everything. Fraternity rooms also cost significantly less than other on-campus options for juniors. A single in Lopata House or the Village House will be priced at $11,938, the average single in the Millbrook apartments will go for $12,500, and a bed in the renowned Village East will cost $14,420. In contrast, a single in the Theta Xi fraternity costs $10,722 for the upcoming year. The savings may not seem significant given the large price tag of attending Washington University, but, for students struggling to make ends meet, Greek housing can be a welcome respite. Even considering

standard fraternity dues, the price tag comes in lower than that of a single in Lopata, but that might not even be a problem. Many fraternities will give discounts on dues for members choosing to live in the house, so savings could end up ranging from $1,200$4,000, depending on the fraternity and the backup housing option you have chosen. More generally, the argument for Greek housing centers around the social aspects of living in a fraternity house. There are constant shenanigans to join in on, fun traditions that you are centrally a part of and your living room is the central hangout spot for all of the brothers. It’s a lot like a sleepaway camp cabin, recreating much of the same nostalgia that you got staying up late with your bunkmates and counselors talking about life and playing card games. There is rarely a dull hour in a fraternity house. You can come back from studying on-campus and hangout

with your friends on a whim. Think of it this way: the house is a oncein-a-lifetime opportunity, unless you somehow find a bachelor’s pad that exists solely to recreate the collegiate Greek life experience. Of course, this same proposition could drive some insane, especially if you need peace and quiet on a regular basis. The limited access to laundry, the ominously “off” smells, the less “updated interiors” (Wash. U. isn’t spending millions of dollars to upgrade Greek housing) or maybe the shared bathrooms would be the point of no return for you. It was hard to come to terms with a lot of these cons, which can’t all be ignored. But I think, at some point this year, I realized that as I get ready to go into the workforce, I need a chance to let loose and get outside my comfort zone. I know I won’t always be able to keep everything in order, and it will definitely feel cramped at times, but hey, that’s all a part of the fun.


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The official Student Life

HOUSING GUIDE Welcome to Student Life’s Washington University Housing Guide! Curious what the freshman residence halls look like? Can’t figure out where you want to live next year? We’ve got you covered with our Housing Guide for all Residential Life dorms and apartments. Each feature includes photos of the rooms and building, a list of pros and cons, pricing, estimated walk times and a summary. Please note: photographs are meant to be a representative sample of the dorm or apartment; there may be major variance between different rooms in the same building. Not all housing options are represented in print. For all ResLife housing, see Student Life’s online housing guide at studlife.com/housing.

OVERVIEW While living in The Lofts can make Wash. U. students feel like they live in more of a city environment, some find that the cost outweighs the nice amenities.

STYLES Single-efficiency, two-bedroom and three-bedroom apartments

PROS HOLLY RAVAZZOLO | STUDENT LIFE

1. Location on the Delmar Loop can be very fun for students 2. Well-furnished with dishwashers and a garbage disposal 3. Full beds

CONS 1. Expensive 2. The Loop can feel unsafe at night 3. Far from Danforth Campus; must pay for parking pass to park in the garage

THE LOFTS $12,500 (SINGLE)

WALK TIMES To Brookings: 15 min To the DUC: 19 min To the Loop: 0 min


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OVERVIEW Greenway offers unique townhouse-style living for many of its three-bedroom units. Located between Danforth Campus and the Delmar Loop, these spacious apartments offer a great value for students looking to live off-campus.

STYLES One-bedroom, two-bedroom and three-bedroom apartments; three-bedroom townhouses

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PROS

WALK TIMES

1. Street and dedicated parking 2. Large and well-furnished 3. Unique townhouse layout

To Brookings: 12 min To the Loop: 2 min To the DUC: 12 min

CONS

GREENWAY

1. No dishwashers 2. Non-townhouse apartments can feel like a dorm 3. Low social interaction in townhouses

$11,938 (SINGLE)

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OVERVIEW The Village East offers very nice units that are extremely close to campus. However, its high price may make this option unviable for some students.

STYLES Mostly four-bedroom apartments with a few three-bedroom apartments

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VILLAGE EAST $14,420 (SINGLE)

PROS

WALK TIMES

1. Well-furnished and nice 2. Very close to campus 3. Two bathrooms per apartment

To Brookings: 12 min To the Loop: 16 min To the DUC: 9 min

CONS 1. Most expensive housing option 2. Traffic from Forest Park Parkway and fraternities may be noisy 3. Feels like a dorm


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OVERVIEW For people looking to stay close to campus while having the amenities of an apartment, Millbrook provides a great value. Millbrook also has an outdoor pool that is open during the summer months.

STYLES Many apartment styles, ranging from three-person to eight-person with a mix of single and double rooms

PROS 1. Lots of storage space, new kitchen appliances 2. Large common space; well-furnished 3. Extremely close to main campus EMILY SCHIENVAR | STUDENT LIFE

MILLBROOK $12,500 (SINGLE OR DOUBLE)

CONS

WALK TIMES

1. Walls are thin 2. No elevators 3. Buildings aren’t connected; possibly no laundry in the building

To Brookings: 11 min To the Loop: 15 min To the DUC: 7 min


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OVERVIEW The Village House and Lopata House are attractive options for upperclassmen looking for a community similar to the South 40. The Village House’s dining hall, mailroom and convenient location help outweigh the drawback of not having a common room in each fourperson suite. These buildings also offer the Village BLOC Program, a student-driven living and learning community that features housing groups themed around shared interests.

STYLES

CONS

Mostly four-bedroom suites with singles, some two-bedroom and three-bedroom suites

1. No suite common rooms 2. Isolated from South 40 3. Sometimes loud due to proximity to fraternities

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PROS

LOPATA & VILLAGE $11,938 (SINGLE)

1. Mailroom and ATM in building 2. Village Eatery and food market 3. Suites have two bathrooms

WALK TIMES To Brookings: 12 min To the DUC: 9 min To the Loop: 16 min

OVERVIEW While Rosedale is one of the furthest options from Danforth Campus, its value and dedicated Gold Line bus stop make up for it. Although there has historically been some vehicle-related crime in the area, additional security patrols have been deployed recently.

STYLES One-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments

PROS STEPHEN HUBER | STUDENT LIFE

1. Spacious rooms and apartments 2. Relatively inexpensive 3. Close to Forest Park and Delmar Loop

CONS 1. Very far from Danforth Campus 2. Extremely small showers; thin walls and creaky floors 3. Local crime and theft issues

WALK TIMES

ROSEDALE $9,950 (SINGLE)

To Brookings: 12 min To the DUC: 20 min To the Loop: 7 min


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OVERVIEW University Terrace is a perfect option for students looking to live near the Delmar Loop while keeping housing costs low. Many units additionally include balconies.

STYLES Studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments

PROS 1. Right on the Delmar Loop 2. Inexpensive for apartment living 3. Free street parking; limited free gated parking ALICE WANG | STUDENT LIFE

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CONS

WALK TIMES

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To Brookings: 16 min To the Loop: 1 min To the DUC: 16 min

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OVERVIEW While a bit outdated, the University Drive apartments offer true apartment living while being extremely close to campus.

STYLES Mostly three-bedroom apartments; one unit with four bedrooms, one with two bedrooms

PROS 1. Close to campus 2. Spacious 3. Free parking available BONNER WILLIAMS | STUDENT LIFE

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$11,938 (SINGLE)

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OVERVIEW 6640 and 6644 Washington Ave. is a good option for students looking for apartment living at a lower cost.

STYLES One-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments

PROS 1. Halfway between Danforth Campus and Delmar Loop 2. One of the least expensive options 3. Cable included YASH DALAL | STUDENT LIFE

6440-44 WASH AVE $9,300 (SINGLE)

CONS

WALK TIMES

1. Outdated 2. Coin-operated laundry 3. No dedicated parking

To Brookings: 14 min To the Loop: 3 min To the DUC: 14 min


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OVERVIEW Each three-bedroom apartment in this building has three bathrooms and in-apartment laundry—a fact that’s reflected in its price.

STYLES Three-bedroom apartments

PROS 1. Each bedroom has its own bathroom 2. Very large; great condition 3. Between Delmar Loop and Danforth Campus STEPHEN HUBER | STUDENT LIFE

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CONS

WALK TIMES

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To Brookings: 15 min To the Loop: 15 min To the DUC: 3 min

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OVERVIEW Contains three-bedroom apartments, each with three bathrooms and free in-unit laundry. They’re also among the most expensive housing options.

STYLES Three-bedroom apartments

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CONS

WALK TIMES

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To Brookings: 15 min To the Loop: 3 min To the DUC: 15 min


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The Housing Guide 2016  

A Student Life Special Issue

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