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Curious about Toastmasters? Visit one of our meetings to see what we’re all about. We meet every Wednesday from 12:05 to 1. Locations move from time to time, so check back for the most up-to-date meeting location. Interested in becoming a member? Ask any of the club officers for an application.

Area 12 Humorous Speech & Table Topics contest

Contestants Rosalind & Mary at the Area 12 contests. Rosalind took 2nd in the Humorous Speech contest, and Mary took 1st in the Table Topics contest. Mary will compete in the Division F contest, Oct 18.

WUSTL Speaks and Toast of WU Recognized

Washington University receives corporate recognition from Toastmasters International On Thursday, November 12, Balraj Arunasalam, first vice president of Toastmasters International, presented the Corporate Recognition Award to the university. Arunasalam traveled from Sri Lanka for a ceremony on campus in Olin Library. Mark Bagby, director of emergency management and Toastmasters member, opened the ceremony and Henry Webber, executive […]

WUSTL Speaks Shines at District Conference

WUSTL Speaks member Rosalind Early took third place at the 2015 District 8 Humorous Speech Contest. It was the same speech she used to win the Staff Day Speech Showcase in May. She went on to present and win the area and division contests to get to the district competition. “I think I’ll retire the […]

The Lighter Side of Tech: A Q&A with John Richards

Programmer John Richards talks about WordPress, conference presentations, and making even the most technical topic funny. By Marcia Mannen Your talk, “Dreaming of REST,” about WordPress, was funny and technical. How did it evolve? Troy DeArmitt gave me some feedback about making tech talks more exciting. He suggested making it more personal. I was excited […]