The Ring-tum Phi

Spice up your week with some improv

Danielle Hughson

November 2, 2014


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After a long week of tests and essays and meetings, Washington and Lee students are looking for a way to relax, to de-stress and to get in a few laughs. And when you are looking for this on a Sunday night, the place many say to go is the Lexington Improv Club, just down the street at a house named Mun...

Facing Sexual Violence

Emma Deihle

November 2, 2014


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A new project has emerged at Washington and Lee to help students “face” the reality of sexual violence on campus and on campuses across the country. The Facing Project is a national non-profit organization that helps students address specific issues within their communities and allows people to tel...

Nabors reaches out in new ways

Clare Wilkinson

November 2, 2014


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This past Friday, the Washington and Lee University Nabors Service League extended a helping hand to the greater Lexington community by hosting a Halloween parade for the Lexington trick-or-treaters. The members of the Nabors Service League set up game booths, face-painting stations and candy-handout spot...

Campus Notices glitch resolved

Alexandra Seymour

November 2, 2014


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Feeling out of the loop with campus happenings? This may be because you haven’t checked your junk mail recently. Campus Notices has been experiencing glitches since this past summer, when changes made to several IT systems caused Office 365, the student email system, to identify these emails as spa...

W&L Abroad

Courtney Knight

November 2, 2014


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  Rebecca Ponder '16 Where are you? Madrid, Spain (the Atocha neighborhood). What are you studying? I am studying Spanish and Journalism. One of my classes is directly enrolled at Carlos III, my university here. Since all of my classes are in Spanish, which is not my first language, I pro...

Faces of Lexington: Paqui Toscano ’16

Faces of Lexington: Paqui Toscano ’16

Hannah Howard

November 2, 2014


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1. Where is your hometown? what do you miss most about it? I am from Kettering, Ohio, which is just outside of Dayton. I love Lexington, but there are hardly any Cincinnati Reds fans here! 2. What is your most embarrassing childhood story that you laugh about now? I can remember once when we were...

A new kind of fraternity

A new kind of fraternity

Asha Campbell

November 2, 2014


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Two sophomores spark the return of co-ed service fraternity Alpha Phi Omega after 6-year hiatus. Alpha Phi Omega existed at W&L for 21 years, but during its last two years on campus, it began to fall apart. Due to continued disorganization and lack of interest, national headquarters pulled the plug on...

Harvest Dinner 2014 Cancelled

Harvest Dinner 2014 Cancelled

Asha Campbell

November 2, 2014


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Washington and Lee’s Marketplace has been stricken by what many in the student body are calling a travesty. The annual tradition of the W&L Fall Harvest Dinner, which normally happens around this time of year, has been called off. “I’m really upset that there’s no Harvest Dinner,” said...

No Halloween, no problem

No Halloween, no problem

Courtney Knight

November 2, 2014


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While the Washington and Lee students studying abroad are experiencing fall without a traditional American Halloween, the international students on campus prepare for a new and exciting time of year. At W&L, with all the costumes and band parties, in addition to off campus houses prepping for trick...

A new sound for W&L

A new sound for W&L

Danielle Hughson

November 2, 2014


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After many nights of “Wagon Wheel” and “Jesse’s Girl” playing over the tinny Traveler speakers, it was about time for some new music to hit the Washington and Lee Campus. On Saturday night, the General Activities Board filled this need with two bands, Moon Taxi and Reptar. A pleasant break...

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