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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...

Photo by Emma Coleman, '21.

Photos: March 23 Change the Name Walkout

March 30, 2021

A crowd of undergraduates, law students and faculty members marched from Canaan Green to the Colonnade March 23 to protest the university’s name. Read the full story here.   

Students organize walkout in response to board’s delay of name change decision

Students organize walkout in response to board’s delay of name change decision

Vivek Kumar and Grace Mamon March 30, 2021
Students, faculty and staff gathered on the colonnade in an effort to get the Board of Trustees to make a decision.
Kitchen fire forces Hillel closure

Kitchen fire forces Hillel closure

Bri Hatch March 30, 2021
Students grieve the loss of a community space and favorite dining venue

COVID-19 update: cases fall from mid-March spike

Grace Mamon March 30, 2021
The environment level was lowered and commencement will take place in person

LEAD hosts second virtual awards ceremony

Jess Kishbaugh March 30, 2021
The event recognized student achievements and spread a little light during the pandemic, said Leah Beard

A tale of two sports: COVID-19’s impact on football and men’s soccer seasons

Julian Ramirez March 30, 2021
The football team and the men’s soccer team have had drastically different seasons

In-person tours will resume for the first time in over a year

Grace Mamon March 30, 2021
On-campus tours for admitted students will begin again on April 5
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