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Renowned journalist, author, tells story behind Wall Street’s most notorious fraudster

Renowned journalist, author, tells story behind Wall Street’s most notorious fraudster

Maya Lora

October 31, 2016

by Maya Lora Acclaimed New York Times financial reporter and author Diana Henriques visited Washington and Lee last week to discuss her research into the Bernie Madoff scandal that became a book and will soon become a star-studed film. She spoke in Stackhouse Theater on Thursday evening and signed copies of ...

Class of 2020 welcomes new representatives to the EC and SJC

Elyse Ferris

October 10, 2016

Grace Smith Photos by Ellen Kanzinger, ‘18. What made you decide to run? I had always kind of seen the EC around. I definitely wanted to do something at W&L leadership-wise. I worked with a lot of clubs in high school, and I was always really involved with administration, so I met with th...

Students get behind tie-dye and treats for a greater cause

Students get behind tie-dye and treats for a greater cause

Alison Murtagh

October 10, 2016

Tie-dying t-shirts and eating pastries from Lexington’s popular Blue Sky Bakery may sound like a fun study break on a Wednesday afternoon, but for the sisters of Kappa Kappa Gamma (KKG), it’s also a yearly opportunity to put more books in the hands of Rockbridge County children. Clara McCollam, ‘1...

W&L’s Advanced Research Cohort fosters innovation, creativity for first-years

W&L’s Advanced Research Cohort fosters innovation, creativity for first-years

Nuoya Zhou

October 10, 2016

Last summer, a dozen first-years with an interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) participated in a program that gave them the opportunity to gain hands-on experiences with STEM research projects held by Washington and Lee professors and upperclassmen. W&L Biology Professor Helen I’Ans...

Traveller route changes prompt community-wide response

Traveller route changes prompt  community-wide response

Courtney Knight

October 3, 2016

Washington and Lee’s Traveller Safe Ride busses have begun operating on a single 13-stop route, ending the longstanding city and country line model. Traveller transitioned to the new route at the end of September after announcing in an email to students that busses would run on a no-transfer syst...

Investor Daymond John shares lessons for success at Contact Committee event

Investor Daymond John shares lessons for success at Contact Committee event

Elyse Ferris

October 3, 2016

Daymond John, a world-renowned entrepreneur, investor and star of ABC’s “Shark Tank,” spoke to hundreds of students and families in Lee Chapel on Thursday evening about his experiences as a budding businessman and the steps he has taken to succeed. Contact Committee sponsored John’s visit with s...

Traveller route changes prompt community-wide response

October 3, 2016

by Courtney Knight Washington and Lee’s Traveller Safe Ride busses have begun operating on a single 14-stop route, ending the longstanding city and country line model. Traveller transitioned to the new route at the end of September after announcing in an email to students that busses would ru...

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