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The student newspaper of Washington and Lee University

The Ring-tum Phi

The student newspaper of Washington and Lee University

The Ring-tum Phi

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Professor Chris Gavaler presented what he described as the world’s most unorthodox self-help seminar, “The Zombie Life,” on April 6. Photo provided by Chris Gaveler

‘The Zombie Life’ explores life and death

Witty, thrilling and uncomfortable, Professor Chris Gavaler crafts a profound message about the value of living
Faith Chang
April 9, 2024

“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
The Massachusetts float recreated the Boston Tea Party.

Students show off state pride at Mock Con parade

Virginia’s first lady, Suzanne Youngkin, presented Puerto Rico, California and Louisiana with awards for best floats
Faith Chang, Luke Fountain, and Veronika Kolosova
February 14, 2024
The exhibit showcases several of Dali’s interpretations of Millet’s Angelus.

‘Salvador Dalí: Les Chants de Maldoror’ presents 44 original rare prints

Staniar Gallery celebrates 100 years of surrealism with Dalí’s interpretations of 19th century art and literature
Faith Chang
February 5, 2024
Members of the International Cuisine Club create their own boba teas.

The International Cuisine Club bridges cultures through food

After a successful first year, the club is expanding to explore cuisines beyond East Asian
Faith Chang
November 13, 2023
Adam Chin, ‘24, Stella Adamopoulos, ‘27, and Arun Ghosh, ‘26, dance in nude stockings for a “Speech and Debate” scene.

‘Speech and Debate’ tackles identity, community and scandal with dark comedy

The play is Lenfest Director Robert Mish’s last production at Washington and Lee University
Faith Chang
November 6, 2023
Student films showcase advocacy efforts in Ghana

Student films showcase advocacy efforts in Ghana

Washington and Lee students presented their self-directed films from the 2023 spring term abroad class
Faith Chang
October 9, 2023

Mary Mattingly’s “Drum” is one of three sculptures in the exhibit tackling the prevalence of overconsumption in today’s society.

Mary Mattingly’s “Proposals” explores the weight of overconsumption

By creating “bundles” of possessions, the artist seeks to understand the relationship between people and their environments
Faith Chang
September 25, 2023

Panel of professors discusses reproductive rights: past, present and future

W&L professors present “After Roe: Perspectives of the Supreme Court’s Dobbs Ruling” in a historical context
Faith Chang, Staff Writer
November 8, 2022
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