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SSA still accepting student, faculty proposals

SSA still accepting student, faculty proposals

Coleman Martinson

February 4, 2019


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While Washington and Lee University’s biannual Science, Society and the Arts conference is just over a month away, students and faculty still have a chance to get involved. Students have until Feb. 15th to submit their research or creative work proposals to the SSA general committee, which is com...

Keynote speech commemorates MLK, encourages nonpartisan politics

Keynote speech commemorates MLK,  encourages nonpartisan politics

Arthur Rodrigues

February 4, 2019


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Washington and Lee students and members of the Lexington community came together on Jan. 2 in the culmination of a series of events honoring the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. The Rev. William J. Barber II delivered the keynote address in the Lenfest Center. “Nothing would be more tragic than f...

New club sparks campus controversy; rapper pulls out of launch concert

New club sparks campus controversy; rapper pulls out of launch concert

Maya Lora

February 4, 2019


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One of Washington and Lee University’s newest student organizations, Diverge, made its official launch on Saturday with a concert in the Pavilion. More than 50 students gathered to watch student performers in the smoky, dimly lit room. Performers included Lauryn McCray, ‘22, Haley Stern, ‘20, Eric...

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.

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.

Campus FLIP chapter to participate in laptop-lending program

Campus FLIP chapter to participate  in laptop-lending program

Lily Horsley

January 21, 2019


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The organization continues its work to support first-generation, low-income students.

Ginger and Garlic garners student approval for Foodside’s first menu with Asian cuisine

Ginger and Garlic garners student approval for Foodside’s first menu with Asian cuisine

Ben Soullier

January 21, 2019


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The menu includes the standard bowl and salad options, with new additions like orange-sesame chicken and Korean barbecue pork.

Student’s controversial FUDG comedy act currently under Title IX Assessment

Student’s controversial FUDG comedy act currently under Title IX Assessment

Hannah Denham

January 21, 2019


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Robert Griffin, ‘20, performed jokes at Friday Night Underground that some students felt were discriminatory against LGBT and disabled people.

Suspects arrested after students report multiple break-ins off campus

Suspects arrested after students  report multiple break-ins off campus

Alison Murtagh

January 21, 2019


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Police suggest students lock their car doors and keep valuables out of plain sight to avoid future incidents.

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