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Lee Chapel, a central landmark on campus, will be renamed University Chapel. Photo by Grace Mamon, '22.

W&L will not drop Lee from university name, but Lee Chapel will be renamed

Grace Mamon June 4, 2021
After almost a year of deliberation, the board’s special committee decided to retain the university name
Name change decision coming in June, rector says

Name change decision coming in June, rector says

Grace Mamon May 19, 2021
The board has been reconsidering the university’s relation-ship with Lee since July

COVID-19 update: Cases low, plans for fall unclear

Sophie Kidd May 19, 2021
Restrictions for next year are still in the works, but dining changes have been confirmed
Meet Chawne Kimber, new dean of the college

Meet Chawne Kimber, new dean of the college

Bri Hatch May 19, 2021
New dean said she aims to find“collaborative solutions”

Elrod Commons to undergo renovation

Grace Mamon May 19, 2021

Elrod Commons, built in 2002 to function as the “living room” of campus, will undergo a renovation of its second and third floors be-ginning this summer. The goal of the renovation is to redesign...

The line at Hillel’s E. Cafe stretched out the door for lunch on May 3, the day it reopened. Photo by Grace Mamon, ‘22.

Hillel reopens after fire

Garrett Price May 19, 2021
The dining venue and Jewish life center welcomed students back for the last weeks of school
Students find pamphlets about Robert E. Lee’s legacy around campus. Photo by Avalon Pernell, ‘23.

Students, alumni, parents weigh in on university name

Avalon Pernell May 19, 2021
Tensions build on and off cam-pus as the Board of Trustees draws closer to making a decision on the university’s name

Club sports during COVID-19: badminton and squash

Vivek Kumar April 13, 2021

Club sports at Washington and Lee University face unique challenges during the pandemic. Scheduling and operating amid COVID-19 guidelines were especially trying with sports you may not follow closely. For...

COVID-19 update: Vaccination clinics are opening up to students in Lexington

Mary Alice Russell April 13, 2021

In Lexington, vaccinations are becoming more and more accessible to Washington and Lee students as more clinics open up.  For the week of April 11, students who have not gotten the vaccine yet have...

The WLUR studio is on the bottom floor of Elrod Commons. Photo by Grace Mamon, ‘22.

No visitors policy halts 49-year long WLUR show

Lilah Kimble April 13, 2021

Doug Harwood started his campus radio show, “The Anti-Headache Machine,” when he was a sophomore at Washington and Lee University in 1971. His four-hour show has been on-air weekly for most...

Sorority recruitment is finally complete, after shifting dates and lots of controversy. Photo by Lilah Kimble, ‘23.

Panhellenic sorority recruitment wraps up three months later than usual

Grace Mamon April 13, 2021

Panhellenic sorority recruitment, which is normally over before the start of winter term, finished up during the last weekend of March. The process was conducted virtually to comply with university...

Students present land acknowledgement to the Executive Committee

Jess Kishbaugh April 13, 2021

The Executive Committee has approved a land acknowledgement for the Washington and Lee campus.  The land acknowledgment proposal was presented to the Executive Committee at its March 22 meeting by...

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