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General’s Grilled Cheese returns

Coleman Martinson

December 3, 2018


Filed under Opinion

You know the excitement you get when you receive a 72 on a test, then you realize that the class average was a 65 so you decide that your own grade wasn’t that bad overall? Well, this is basically the same thing. Back by popular demand, the General’s Grilled Cheese has returned to the E-C...

Getting out of Lexington: Adventures in Roanoke

Getting out of Lexington: Adventures in Roanoke

Josette Corazza

December 3, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Roanoke, Virginia, is an underrated gem. I am surprised that so many students make the longer journey up to Charlottesville for their shopping and foodie fixes when Roanoke is an easy, 50-minute drive and boasts many worthy attractions. One of the first things you’ll see when driving in...

Getting out of Lexington: Waynesboro Edition

Josette Corazza

November 6, 2018


Filed under Opinion

A junior Washington and Lee student gives tips for how to enjoy leaving "the Washington and Lee bubble." This week's highlights Waynesboro, Virginia

Woods Creek West: Unsafe and unjust

Coleman Martinson

November 6, 2018


Filed under Opinion

A sophomore Washington and Lee student talks with other sophomores about the "uninhabitable living situation" that is Woods Creek West

Mental health: A problem in need of recognition

Anna Daccache

November 6, 2018


Filed under Opinion

A senior Washington and Lee student pleads with other students to be honest about mental health

A call for civility during midterm elections

Skyler Zunk

November 6, 2018


Filed under Opinion

A senior Washington and Lee student reflects on the 2016 election

Five pounds in five days?

Olivia Luzzio

October 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion

A look at the dangers of fad dieting

Getting out of Lexington: Adventures in Buena Vista

Getting out of Lexington: Adventures in Buena Vista

Josette Corazza

October 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Check out the best places to go in Buena Vista, a quick 15-minute drive from Lexington

Constitution Day controversy

Grayson Pearce

October 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Constitution Day, also known as Citizenship Day, is a celebration of the adoption of the U.S. Constitution, the longest operating, written constitution, as well as a celebration of those who have become citizens of the country. Thus, Constitution Day must be a patriotic, uncontroversial celebration, ...

New year, new me(nu)

Coleman Martinson

October 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

With a new year comes many new changes both on and off campus. More students in first-year dorms and the new E-Sports House are among some of the subtle differences. However, one change many students noticed almost immediately when they arrived back on campus is the new menu at the popular dining facili...

Clumsy on Cadaver

Jamie Archie

October 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

There is an issue on campus that’s affecting a large portion of students on a daily basis, and seemingly goes ignored. Some might even consider it life-threatening. We have a number of traditions and fascinating aspects of our school’s history that still stand today; but sometimes, improvements ...

Getting out of Lexington: adventures in Staunton

Josette Corazza

October 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Staunton, Va. is a quick 45-minute drive from Lexington and boasts enough attractions to make the trip out of town well worth it. Pronounced STANN-tun, the city of 24,000 is home to Mary Baldwin University as well as an extremely vibrant tourist haven. Staunton’s historic downtown streets are the annual...

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