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Williams School to move forward with expansion plans

Huntley Hall, where the Williams School is located. Photo by Kaelan McCabe, '21.

Emma Thai

February 12, 2020

Changes include renovations to Huntley Hall, a new department structure and more

Dining Services considers changing coffee suppliers

Café 77 offers patrons Royal Cup coffee. Photo by Hannah Denham.

Jin Ni

February 12, 2020

Students say they're excited about the possible change

The unclear future of Sigma Nu, Lambda Chapter

Kristen Xu

February 12, 2020

The fraternity is struggling to maintain numbers needed to fill their house

Faculty calls for university to clarify political activity policy

Photo by Hannah Denham, '20.

Hannah Denham

January 28, 2020

Faculty Affairs Committee is concerned by Gender Action Group, Pink Elephants recent interaction with general counsel

Sons of Confederate Veterans offer a tour of black Confederate sites on Lee-Jackson Day

Participants march with flags during the Lee-Jackson Day parade. Photo by Hannah Denham.

Maya Lora

January 28, 2020

Black Lexington residents expressed discomfort with the premise of the tour

University provost to become new Skidmore president

Marc Conner began his position as university
provost in 2017. Photo courtesy of the Washington and Lee University website.

Emma Stoffel

January 28, 2020

Marc Conner will finish his four-year position as provost in July 2020

Spring term class in Lebanon relocates to Egypt

Tanner Hall, ‘21, Rafay Hassan, ‘22, Anne Riter, ‘22,
and Lauren Fredericks, ‘20, studied Arabic at the
American University of Beirut this summer. Photo
courtesy of Lauren Fredericks.

Kristen Xu

January 28, 2020

The course was relocated due to political unrest in Lebanon

Free speech rights on campus are murky, feminist leaders say

The #iScream4Equality bus tours around campuses in Virginia to educate voters on the Equal Rights Amendment. Photo by Hannah Denham.

Hannah Denham

January 28, 2020

Campus discussion of political activity policy has increased with upcoming election

Individual students pay more for printing than departments and student organizations, study shows

Individual students pay more for printing than  departments and student organizations, study shows

Coleman Martinson

January 28, 2020

Students paid nearly $4000 in additional printing costs in the 2018-19 school year

Robert E. Lee descendant supports Washington and Lee diplomas without the namesakes’ portraits

The current Washington and Lee University diploma, for both law and undergraduate students, displays portraits of George Washington and Robert E. Lee. [Image from online petition]

Jin Ni

January 17, 2020

A group of law students launched the petition in November.

New “Freedom Ride” trip introduced to Leading Edge pre-orientation experience

Trip participants read a plaque at the King Center in Atlanta, Georgia. Photo courtesy of Tammy Futrell.

Shefali Konda

November 19, 2019

The new trip takes students on a week-long bus ride through three different states

Recovery program to benefit from Virginia governor’s grant

Dr. Kirk Luder meets with Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam. Photo courtesy of Josh Gross.

Jin Ni

November 19, 2019

The money will help Washingtonian Society reach more students, says Dr. Kirk Luder

The student newspaper of Washington and Lee University