The student newspaper of Washington and Lee University

The Ring-tum Phi

The student newspaper of Washington and Lee University

The Ring-tum Phi

The student newspaper of Washington and Lee University

The Ring-tum Phi

The CARE program delivers books to Central Elementary School.
CARE expands program to donate books with diverse characters to local schools
The Reading in Color initiative works to make Lexington a more inclusive community
May 13, 2024
The number of women in different categories of majors at Washington and Lee since 2003. Data courtesy of Washington and Lee.
Female W&L students prefer social science, STEM and commerce, data shows
Here’s how women’s preferences have changed since W&L went co-ed in 1985
May 13, 2024
The Generals Redoubt purchased the historic Fancy Hill mansion in Lexington for $1 million in 2023.
A conservative alumni group is pushing for more student outreach. Are progressive groups doing the same?
The Generals Redoubt raised $1.95 million in 2022 to fund high-profile campus events and property purchases. Liberal alumni groups have adopted a quieter approach
May 13, 2024
Ricardo Vergara will spend six years in prison and five on probation.
Former first-year sentenced to six years in prison
Ricardo Vergara, formerly ’26, was sentenced Monday in Rockbridge Circuit Court after pleading guilty to a rape charge
April 8, 2024
A behind-the-scenes look at administration
A behind-the-scenes look at administration
The president and his cabinet keep “the small city that is W&L” running smoothly
April 8, 2024
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Adam Chin, ‘24, and Lily Greenwald, ‘25, staff Washington and Lee’s Box Office.
Student workers face unique challenges in college
May 13, 2024
Rick Thomas brought a helicopter on stage for the performance.
Internationally renowned illusionist performs at Lenfest Center for the Arts
May 13, 2024
Meeting the needs of low-income students who wanted to attend Fancy Dress 2024 was a challenge this year, said advocates for low-income students.
Students ask for more financial assistance as social event costs rise
May 13, 2024
Professor Chris Gavaler presented what he described as the world’s most unorthodox self-help seminar, “The Zombie Life,” on April 6. Photo provided by Chris Gaveler
'The Zombie Life' explores life and death
April 9, 2024
One of the many blueberry bushes in the blueberry orchard.
How blueberry farming became my family tradition
May 13, 2024
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. on the campaign trail.
Why are the 2024 presidential candidates so disappointing?
May 13, 2024
You can watch “Glee” now on Disney+.
Why this unhinged TV show is worth watching
May 13, 2024
W&L’s lack of student protests for Gaza  demonstrates our culture of apathy
W&L’s lack of student protests for Gaza demonstrates our culture of apathy
May 13, 2024