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Q&A with New York Times senior writer David Barstow

Hannah Denham

December 3, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

Lexington gathers in Hillel House to mourn victims of Tree of Life shooting

Lexington gathers in Hillel House to mourn victims of Tree of Life shooting

Marilyn Sample

November 6, 2018

Students come together to remember victims of the shooting in Pittsburgh

‘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

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

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

Faculty spotlight: Professor Cory Colbert

Faculty spotlight: Professor Cory Colbert

Frances McIntosh

October 28, 2018

A new face in the math department

Latinx Student Organization celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Marilyn Sample

October 23, 2018

“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

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

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

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