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Satire: Campus to host first ever Pimp My Skunk Festival

Tyler Palicia

October 21, 2019

I’m sure everyone is familiar with the once-popular MTV show “Pimp My Ride,” in which contestants allowed mechanics to transform their broken-down cars into bizarre automotive masterpieces. In the spirit of “Pimp My Ride,” Washington and Lee will be the first institution of higher learning in t...

We’re experiencing an empathy crisis

Brianna Hatch

October 21, 2019

I didn’t cast Monica Lewinsky as a real person until she was standing right in front of me.

Don’t ban phones during tests

Tanajia Moye-Green

October 21, 2019

Doing so would hinder students’ ability to demonstrate their dedication to holding themselves to high moral standards, no matter the situation.

FDRs are necessary for our future

Harper Darden

October 21, 2019

Maybe through your humanities requirement, you discovered you are passionate about poverty studies

An evening at Blackfriars Playhouse

Diana Sturdy

October 21, 2019

Students and faculty members from theatre, dance and English classes travelled to Staunton on Oct. 3 to view the Blackfriars Playhouse’s production of Shakespeare’s “Antony and Cleopatra.” The playhouse is equipped with a large stage that protrudes from the back of the theatre, which is accurate...

Cancel culture for dummies

Tyler Palicia

October 1, 2019

Case study: Shane Gillis and Saturday Night Live

Prioritize your mental health

Victoria Johnsson

October 1, 2019

I’m worried about my college experience.  It seems like I never have enough hours in the day to do everything I want to.  Dashing from class to club to class leaves me exhausted and afraid of missing out on that crucial opportunity or time with a new friend. I fixate on my responsibilities and...

A review of music reviews: Chance the Rapper’s The Big Day

Zach Christian

October 1, 2019

If you aren’t tuned in to music at all, you would be forgiven (by me, not necessarily everyone) for not knowing that Chance the Rapper released his debut album The Big Day this summer — July 26, to be specific. Chance has been a big name in hip-hop for many years now and his debut album has been...

Blue Sky cures any cloudy day

Blue Sky cures any cloudy day

Judy Park

October 1, 2019

The focaccia is like no other.

Vaping: It’s not worth it

Diana Sturdy

October 1, 2019

E-cigarettes are common on college campuses, and Washington and Lee is no exception. According to a survey by the National College Health Assessment, college students estimated that in the last 30 days, 79.9 percent of their peers had vaped. President Trump and his administration announced on September...

Microaggressions are the toxic rain on college campuses

Virginia Laurie

October 1, 2019

Dr. Derald Wing Sue, a psychologist in the field of multicultural and racism research, professor at Columbia University’s Teaching College and self-identified Asian-American man, spoke in Stackhouse Theater Wednesday, Sept. 25. He shared his frequent experience with microaggressions, which is the focus...

Perks of living on an all-girls hall

Perks of living on an all-girls hall

Brianna Hatch

September 22, 2019

AKA, a peek inside life at the nunnery.

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