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Why We Love Mock Con

Tanajia Moye-Green

February 16, 2020

For students, professors and alumni alike, their love for Mock Convention stems from how meaningfully and extravagantly it portrays Washington and Lee University’s dedication to student self-governance. Mock Convention is a 112-year tradition, with an objective to predict the presidential nominee...

Opinion: Jim Acosta is a hypocrite

Photo by Lilah Kimble

Tyler Palicia

February 14, 2020

On Thursday, February 13, I spent an hour in the Keller Theater listening to a panel of four prominent American media professionals, which included CNN’s Chief White House Correspondent, Jim Acosta. At times, brief skirmishes broke out between the four personalities, but the mood was generally amia...

Our cultural ideas about gender are wrong

Josette Corazza

February 12, 2020

Opinions Editor Josette Corazza, '20, tackles biological interpretation of gender norms

Coronavirus is a medical, not a racial, issue

Brianna Hatch

February 12, 2020

Bri Hatch, '23, argues why xenophobia is the wrong response to a global public health emergency

Australia’s wildfires show the grim reality of climate change

Tori Johnsson

February 11, 2020

Tori Johnsson, '23, draws parallels between Australia and the U.S. in response to climate change

D-Hall should display calorie content with food

Hayley Huber

February 11, 2020

Hayley Huber, '23, makes the case that knowing calorie count can help with portion size in eating on campus

Here’s why I won’t buy Sabra hummus

Nour Alshaer

February 11, 2020

Nour Alshaer, '22, shares her experience growing up in the Gaza Strip

Global warming is killing waterfowl

Tyler Palicia

January 28, 2020

Tyler Palicia shares his take on the relationship between climate change and duck hunting

Good riddance, pingpong table

Bella Daher

January 28, 2020

Bella Daher offers her take on the campus controversy of the Elrod Commons pingpong table

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are selfish to shirk their royal duties

Diana Sturdy

January 28, 2020

The royal couple appears to want the best of both worlds, Diana Sturdy writes

What not to do during winter term

Brianna Hatch

January 28, 2020

Brianna Hatch offers advice to tackle winter term classes

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