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Help: the hardest thing to ask for

Yejean Kim

November 2, 2014


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It’s often said that apologizing is the hardest thing to do, but I disagree. After two-and-a-half years of the W&L experience, I think asking for help is the hardest. Having a somewhat jarring academic experience after coasting through high school seems to be a rite of passage for most first-...

Quality food: Let’s not be the exception

November 2, 2014


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I left the Red Hen last week with a feeling I did not expect: sadness. It was not the food that made me sad. The Red Hen prides itself on farm-to-table dining, a movement growing in Lexington’s dining seen. The Red Hen brings in organic local vegetables and ethically raised meat. The food was cooked...

Why do you always looks so mad?

Yejean Kim

November 2, 2014


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Before the term was even a cultural milestone, I was accused of having Resting Bitch Face (RBF). I remember it fairly clearly. I was ten. “Yejean,” my after-school counselor said, “you always look so angry!” For those who haven’t been explained about the syndrome through YouTube or have...

Banks or Bust

Banks or Bust

Kieran McQuilkin

October 30, 2014


Filed under Opinion

When you enroll in Washington and Lee University, you know there exists a high probability that you will find a good, if not great, job once you graduate. The “work hard, play hard” atmosphere pervading campus prepares students not only to be smarter, but offers invaluable social experience for an...

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