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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

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

Lexington anti-racism rally tackles community-wide issues

Lexington anti-racism rally tackles community-wide issues

Virginia Kettles

March 28, 2016


Filed under News

Hopkins Green hosted an Anti-Racism Rally last Monday sponsored by the Community Anti-Racism Education Initiative, which works to combat racism. Dozens of people from Washington and Lee and the Lexington community came to demonstrate their support for people of color after the town was rocked by a...

Lexington gets a taste of Thailand

Nuoya Zhou

February 8, 2016


Filed under Arts & Life

Looking to spice up your dinner? Napa Thai Cuisine, which opened on Jan. 18 on Main Street, might be right for you. According to restaurant owner Suparat Prapong, who runs the business with her boyfriend and aunt, business has been great since Napa Thai first opened up. Prapong and her boyfriend have ...

Police and sheriff’s officers meet with W&L students

Kelly Swanson

November 17, 2015


Filed under News

Lexington Police Chief Al Thomas said that in the past five years he has had mostly positive interactions with Washington and Lee students. However, he worries that the freshmen class may change that relationship. “I’m worried about freshman. We are not off to a good start. I’ve got my eye on...

University hosts debate

University hosts debate

Jordan Cohen

October 12, 2015


Filed under News

The Millhiser Moot Court Room at Washington & Lee University’s law school was abuzz with a combined presence of Lexington community members and Washington & Lee students Oct. 7. The reason, as Washington & Lee Journalism Professor Kevin Finch shared in his opening remarks as moderator,...

The man behind The Rockbridge Advocate

The man behind The Rockbridge Advocate

Stuart Scott

April 5, 2015


Filed under Arts & Life

It was a cool, clear morning in February when I first went looking for the office of Douglas J. Harwood. My only directions had been to look for a large green door located somewhere across the street from the Stonewall Jackson House on East Washington Street— there are no signs or advertisements marking...

Dig in to a good book

Dig in to a good book

Emma Deihle

March 15, 2015


Filed under Arts & Life

If you’ve ever wondered what your favorite book and its beloved characters taste like, Leyburn Library’s upcoming, literature-inspired event may be for you. Take a bite out of reading, literally, at the first annual Edible Book event hosted by the library on April 1. The Edible Book Event is an extensi...

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