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President Dudley hosts student game night

President Dudley hosts student game night

Hannah Denham

January 27, 2019


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About 70 students attended The Hub's weekly game night at President Will Dudley's home on Saturday night.

University, Lexington community march together on MLK Day

University, Lexington community march together on MLK Day

Judy Park

January 26, 2019


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More than 750 people participated in CARE’s third annual parade on Monday, Jan. 21.

Students discuss campus activism through King’s vision

Students discuss campus activism through King’s vision

Grace Mamon

January 24, 2019


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James Ricks, '21, encouraged students in attendance to take what they talked about to the rest of campus: “This conversation cannot stay in this room."

Students celebrate MLK with creative showcase

Students celebrate MLK with creative showcase

MacKenzie Van Meter

January 24, 2019


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The event kicked off the Office of Inclusion and Engagement’s programming to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Swiper, no swiping”: A closer look at a financial tradition at Washington and Lee

Elizabeth Mugo

January 21, 2019


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Many students are familiar with the phrase, "swipe it home." But what does it actually mean?

Panhellenic Council reflects on this year’s rush

Panhellenic Council reflects on this year’s rush

Hannah Denham

January 21, 2019


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Sixty-six percent of female, first-year students joined sororities, a smaller percentage than last year.

Students, including new editor, left out of 2017-18 yearbook

Marilyn Sample

January 21, 2019


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Affected students will be refunded the automatic $80 fee.

Q&A with New York Times senior writer David Barstow

Hannah Denham

December 3, 2018


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Washington and Lee University’s journalism department brought David Barstow of the New York Times to campus on Oct. 31. He gave a talk in Stackhouse at 5:00 pm on Wednesday called “Uncovering Fraud in Trump’s Empire.” Recipient of three Pulitzer Prizes, Barstow had the lead by-line...

Amnesty International trivia event fundraises for local immigrants

Jack Eason

December 3, 2018


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Students and Lexington community members gathered after-hours in Blue Phoenix for a trivia fundraiser to benefit a fund for local immigrants’ legal fees. W&L Amnesty International and local group 50 Ways-Rock- bridge co-sponsored the event on Nov. 5, raising $900. Set up in a J...

Faculty Spotlights: Professor Melissa Vise and Professor Cassidy Jay

Frances McIntosh

December 3, 2018


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Professor Melissa Vise: A new face in the history department If you’re thinking about taking a course in medieval studies, there’s a chance you’ll run into Professor Melissa Vise. New to Washington and Lee’s history department, Melissa Vise brings her unique background of Italian medie...

“My tribe is the archive. I am the archive.”

“My tribe is the archive. I am the archive.”

Marilyn Sample

December 3, 2018


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When English Professor Deborah Miranda started researching her family’s history, she was told she wouldn’t find enough archives to write a book. But that didn’t hold her back. In 2013, she published Bad Indians: A Tribal Memoir, in which she intertwines the roots of the Ohlone Cost...

Romance languages department hosts annual poetry reading

Romance languages department hosts annual poetry reading

Grace Mamon

November 13, 2018


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High school and college students joined Washington and Lee faculty members in reciting their favorite poems.

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