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The Ring-tum Phi

The student newspaper of Washington and Lee University

The Ring-tum Phi

The student newspaper of Washington and Lee University

The Ring-tum Phi

Currently, at the Tea House, long lines form during peak hours and students have to wait to get their orders. Photo by Emma Malinak, ’25

Tea House will adopt mobile ordering system during spring term

The app will go live for other campus dining venues, including Café 77, this fall
Emma Malinak
April 8, 2024
There are counselors of color who work remotely via telehealth, but no in-person counselors of color at the counseling center. Photo by Erika Kengni, ’27

With no in-person counselors of color, students must look elsewhere for care

The director of counseling initially denied the importance of race when it comes to care
Erika Kengni, Contributing News Editor
April 8, 2024
Tracking Title IX progress and challenges amid renewed discussions

Tracking Title IX progress and challenges amid renewed discussions

Students and professors weigh in the Title IX office as discussions on sexual misconduct have increased on campus
Cami Knott
April 8, 2024
Photo courtesy of Washington and Lee University

Mental health and media intimidation

The occasional dehumanization journalists face can clash with the modern sentiment that we should preserve our mental health
Shauna Muckle, Editor in Chief
April 8, 2024
Photo courtesy of Generals Athletics

Lacrosse teams mirror success ahead of playoffs

Each with 10-3 records, the W&L women’s and men’s lacrosse teams keep up their winning streaks
Catherine McCurdy
April 8, 2024
Café 77 is one of the popular venues to grab a quick bite between classes.

The downsides of the upcoming schedule change

It’s understandable why many students don’t approve of the new passing periods and class time blocks
Teddy Kavanagh
April 8, 2024
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“Florence As It Was” reconstructs medieval city

Over the past eight years, Professor George Bent worked with students to recreate 15th century Florence
Faith Chang
March 25, 2024
Students can now opt to meet in-person at the University Counseling Center. Photo by Stefani Chiguluri, 24.

Students receive less care from short-staffed university counseling center

The counseling center is down three providers, leaving students with longer wait times between appointment
Shauna Muckle, Editor in Chief
March 25, 2024
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W&L senior acquitted of stalking charge

Judge Christopher Billias warned Brandon Konlian, ’24, that further contact with the victim in the case would result in jail time
Shauna Muckle, Editor in Chief
March 25, 2024
Previous Fancy Dress themes include racist framing.

Lee’s image in Fancy Dress promotion sparked anger. It’s nothing new.

A poster featuring Robert E. Lee poses the question: What does the W&L tradition mean for an increasingly diverse student body?
Emma Malinak, Managing Editor
March 25, 2024
New club wants university to pull support of fossil fuel companies

New club wants university to pull support of fossil fuel companies

Experts say divestment would be a symbolic move with no real impact
Erika Kengni, Contributing News Editor
March 25, 2024
Phi Zeta Delta’s letters have been scrubbed from the group’s former house, which has been converted to over-flow housing. Photo from September 2023.

Suspended fraternity Phi Zeta Delta sues W&L

Phi Zeta Delta is taking to court to challenge its suspension from campus
Jenny Hellwig, Editor-in-Chief
March 12, 2024
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