The Ring-tum Phi

New sorority dining plan sparks controversy, criticism

New sorority dining  plan sparks controversy, criticism

Katrina Lewis

September 26, 2016


Filed under News

For the first time, Washington and Lee Dining Services is requiring sorority members to purchase a larger meal plan than their fraternal and independent counterparts.         Sorority women living in Greek housing are now the only students, other than first-years, who must purchase the continuou...

Volleyball extends win streak to ten

Generalssports.com

September 19, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Washington and Lee volleyball team notched a .333 hitting percentage to top Meredith, 3-0, in a neutral-site contest at Bridgewater on Saturday. The Generals (11-1) pushed their winning streak to 10, as they made quick work of the Avenging Angels (8-1), 25-19, 25-13 and 25-12. If you would like t...

A welcome letter from your editor

September 19, 2016


Filed under Opinion

by Conley Hurst The school year rush has descended upon quiet summer streets. Freshmen have moved into their new dorms. Athletic practices are in full swing. Orientation week parties have come and gone. Classes have started. The leaves are starting to turn the slightest shades of red and orange. The C...

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Sutton Travis

September 19, 2016


Filed under Arts & Life

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Washington and Lee will host two speakers on Tuesday to discuss culturally attuned teaching styles and professional journeys as Latinos. Pepe Estrada, ‘19, is the founder and president of W&L’s Latino Student Organization and has played a large role in ...

Life in the Village begins to take shape

Life in the Village begins to take shape

September 19, 2016


Filed under News

by Abigail Summerville Just over a week into the new school year and Washington and Lee juniors say they already have a better sense of the new Upper-Division housing, known as the Village. Maggie Sands, ‘18, said she thinks the new housing has brought the junior class closer together. “There isn...

Pre-orientation programs grow to satisfy rising student demand

Pre-orientation programs grow to satisfy rising student demand

Alison Murtagh

September 19, 2016


Filed under News

More students than ever flocked to campus ahead of orientation week this year to get involved in The Leading Edge, Washington and Lee’s trio of first-year pre-orientation programs. According to James Dick, Washington and Lee’s director of outdoor education, there are three different pre-orienta...

Katrina Lewis

September 8, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

Katrina Lewis, '19, is the business editor for the Ring-tum Phi. She handles the newspaper's subscriptions and ads. She has been a part of the Phi staff since she was a freshman. She used to write for the news section because doing so allowed her to both hone her journalistic writing and stay informed...

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