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Q&A with New York Times senior writer David Barstow

Hannah Denham

December 3, 2018


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Washington and Lee University’s journalism department brought David Barstow of the New York Times to campus on Oct. 31. He gave a talk in Stackhouse at 5:00 pm on Wednesday called “Uncovering Fraud in Trump’s Empire.” Recipient of three Pulitzer Prizes, Barstow had the lead by-line...

Amnesty International trivia event fundraises for local immigrants

Jack Eason

December 3, 2018


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Students and Lexington community members gathered after-hours in Blue Phoenix for a trivia fundraiser to benefit a fund for local immigrants’ legal fees. W&L Amnesty International and local group 50 Ways-Rock- bridge co-sponsored the event on Nov. 5, raising $900. Set up in a J...

Faculty Spotlights: Professor Melissa Vise and Professor Cassidy Jay

Frances McIntosh

December 3, 2018


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Professor Melissa Vise: A new face in the history department If you’re thinking about taking a course in medieval studies, there’s a chance you’ll run into Professor Melissa Vise. New to Washington and Lee’s history department, Melissa Vise brings her unique background of Italian medie...

“My tribe is the archive. I am the archive.”

“My tribe is the archive. I am the archive.”

Marilyn Sample

December 3, 2018


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When English Professor Deborah Miranda started researching her family’s history, she was told she wouldn’t find enough archives to write a book. But that didn’t hold her back. In 2013, she published Bad Indians: A Tribal Memoir, in which she intertwines the roots of the Ohlone Cost...

Romance languages department hosts annual poetry reading

Romance languages department hosts annual poetry reading

Grace Mamon

November 13, 2018


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High school and college students joined Washington and Lee faculty members in reciting their favorite poems.

‘Priscilla’ encapsulates Pride Week’s theme of love and inclusion

‘Priscilla’ encapsulates Pride Week’s theme of love and inclusion

Grace Mamon

November 6, 2018


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Washington and Lee’s annual musical coincided with Pride Week, reinforcing and enhancing its ideas

Lee Chapel Museum serves as an educational resource during campus change

Lee Chapel Museum serves as an educational resource during campus change

Jack Eason

November 6, 2018


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Museum examines George Washington, Robert E. Lee and institutional history. It aims to be visited more by the community

Latinx Student Organization celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Marilyn Sample

October 23, 2018


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“Being here makes me feel like I can breathe, like I can be Latino, be myself.”

Washingtonian Society offers new avenue for experience at the university

Washingtonian Society offers new avenue for experience at the university

Jack Eason

October 23, 2018


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The support group offers a safe space and residence for students seeking to change their substance use habits

Absentee voting much easier this year

Absentee voting much easier this year

Grace Mamon

October 22, 2018


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Ballots are now available through the university's Campus Mail Services

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