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Bianca Lopez
St. Louis
I am currently a Ph.D. Candidate in Washington University's History Department
Interests: Medieval Saints Lives, Italian Accordion Music
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Posted by Bianca Lopez, PhD Candidate in History Today’s post commemorates the two hundred and first birthday of William Greenleaf Eliot, civic reformer, abolitionist, and co-founder of Washington University in St. Louis, who was born on August 5th, 1811. To celebrate his legacy, Bears Repeating will feature a monthly entry... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2012 at Bears Repeating
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Posted by Bianca Lopez, PhD candidate in History In 1904, St. Louis hosted the third ever Olympics, held in conjunction with the World’s Fair. In contrast to today’s Games, however, the contests at that time ranged from the familiar to the outright bizarre. The third Olympiad, the first to be... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2012 at Bears Repeating
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Posted by Bianca Lopez, PhD candidate in History The history of the Washington University mascot, the Bear, is colorful in its own right, and intertwined with that of its home institution. Since the Bear’s beginnings, university athletic teams, fraternities, and administration have all had a hand in shaping its appearance... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2012 at Bears Repeating
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