The Ring-tum Phi

Students report multiple incidents of harassment in Lexington and on campus

Kaelan McCabe

October 7, 2020

“Every single one of us deserves to feel safe and welcome at W&L and in the surrounding area,” said President Dudley in an email

COVID-19 update: Conduct probation and internship cancellations

Avalon Pernell and Grace Mamon

October 7, 2020

Some students are asked to finish the term virtually. Others are told that their summer plans are cancelled

Zooming from New York: Seth Meyers kicks off virtual parents weekend

Business Journalism Professor Alecia Swasy moderated the Zoom discussion with Seth Meyers, which was hosted by the Contact Committee and General Activites Board

Sophie Kidd

October 7, 2020

Late talk show host and comedian Seth Meyers brought his impeccable sense of humor virtually to the W&L community

Meet the “First Lady of W&L”: Dr. Carola Tanna

Jack Eason

October 7, 2020

President Dudley and Dr. Tanna were recently married after dating long-distance for eight years

International first-year students face unique challenges

17 first-year international students are studying abroad at St. Andrews due to travel restrictions.

Vivek Kumar and JIN NI

October 7, 2020

First year international students must overcome pandemic challenges, even as they are stranded from home and the W&L community

Hillel shifts to DIY Shabbat and virtual services

Hillel shifts to DIY Shabbat and virtual services

Fran McDonough

October 7, 2020

Engagement efforts include DIY Shabbat and MotiVote

Campus Kitchen sees increased community demand for meals

Annalisa Waddick

October 7, 2020

Campus Kitchen leadership and volunteers come together to determine ways to best continue serving the Rockbridge community

Student activities go virtual

Student organizations set up tents to replace typical tabling in commons

Nobel Manaye

October 7, 2020

Club leaders get creative to engage students on and off campus

Admissions pivots to acommodate COVID guidelines

Gilliam Admissions House sits next to the colon-nade on campus

Jess Kishbaugh

September 22, 2020

In-person admissions programs are being replaced with numerous virtual options

Greek organizations adjust recruitment efforts

Greek organizations adjust recruitment efforts

Watson Deacon

September 22, 2020

COVID guidelines present obstacles to interacting with a new class of students

Professors face new challenges teaching amidst unsure fall term

A student dons a face mask in an on-campus class.


September 22, 2020

Professors question how to keep class morale high as uncertainty increases

Campus environment level increases as more students are quarantined

The campus environment level was upgraded from

Avalon Pernell

September 22, 2020

26 students are in on-campus isolation and quarantine housing and 132 students are quarantining elsewhere

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