The Ring-tum Phi

A hint of optimism, resurfaced

Bri Hatch April 13, 2021

As my roommate left our room for her final in-person class of the academic year (at a ripe 8:20 a.m.), she looked back incredulously and said: “What if this is the last class I ever go to with a mask...

Bottom line: Don’t watch Godzilla vs. Kong

Tyler Palicia April 13, 2021

Last weekend, I watched the recently released “Godzilla vs. Kong,” and it was exactly what I expected. I’m still suffering from CGI sickness. It was really bad.  You may be thinking: “Well...

An ameteur foodie’s battle of the dishes

Annalisa Waddick April 13, 2021

Alright, I’ll be honest. That deck was a bit of a lie.  I didn’t actually try everything on Napa Thai’s menu. I’m not made of money, people.  But I did try 13 main dishes, eight appetizers,...

Should students travel out-of-state for COVID-19 vaccines?

Connor McNamara March 30, 2021
As vaccine rollout continues to differ by state, are there limits to how far we should go to get one?

The right wing’s phony position on censorship

Tyler Palicia March 30, 2021
Cancel culture wasn't just invented by aggrieved liberals within the past election cycle

No one needs an AR-15, but America needs less gun violence

Jess Kishbaugh March 30, 2021
Is owning a big gun more important than the lives of other human beings?
Students will miss the E-cafe's bagels, flatbreads and smoothies while Hillel is temporarily closed. Photo by Lilah Kimble, '21.

Why Hillel’s E-cafe was the best place to eat on campus

Annalisa Waddick March 30, 2021
Incredible food, a great location, and wonderful staff: what more could a person want?
Students wear masks on campus, following Washington and Lee’s Covid-19 protocol.

Mask-Wearing Still Matters

Charlotte Dross March 19, 2021
Until the entire country is vaccinated, and until hundreds of people are not dying daily from COVID-19, there is no excuse for not wearing a mask.

An unfortunate anniversary

Lilah Kimble March 19, 2021
While the life we live today is still far from the life we lived over a year ago, it could be worse. It could always be worse. This is why it’s so important to appreciate.
Remove the window bars!

Remove the window bars!

Tyler Palicia March 19, 2021
We can’t give up good looks in exchange for physical safety. It simply isn’t worth it.
Let the games begin

Let the games begin

Ana Dorta March 19, 2021
If conducted in a smart and safe manner, the existence of athletic competition at W&L is a priority.

My response to Dudley’s diversity and inclusion initiatives email

March 4, 2021
I have lived in enough subpar rental apartments to know when I am not being treated fairly by a landlord.
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