The student newspaper of Washington and Lee University

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

Maggie Barker

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The women’s club lacrosse team at their first practice. Photo courtesy of Mary Wilson Grist.

New women’s club lacrosse team seeks recognition funding

This student-founded team is gaining traction
Maggie Barker
March 30, 2020
Doremus Gymnasium. Photo by Maggie Barker.

Fitness center to close after winter term for renovations

Gym equipment will move to the Student Activities Pavilion during spring term
Maggie Barker
February 12, 2020
Students in ENGL/REL-387 hike in Ireland. Photo courtesy of Mary North Jones, 21.

Spring term: A student summary

Tackling internships, studying abroad and post-grad plans: a lot can happen in four weeks
Maggie Barker and Laura Calhoun
May 8, 2019
Six seniors display their theses in Lenfest. Photo courtesy of Emma Coleman, 21.

Senior art theses now on display in Staniar Gallery

Six studio art majors are showing off their senior thesis projects
Maggie Barker
April 1, 2019
Lauren Fredericks, 20, holds a baby goat with new friends in Oman. Photo courtesy of Fredericks.

Students provide dispatches from abroad

Four juniors share their experiences studying abroad this winter term
Maggie Barker
March 18, 2019

Administrators refute rumors about threats to future of Greek system

Membership data shows vast majority of students still join fraternities and sororities
Maggie Barker, Arts & Life Writer
April 9, 2018
Students enjoy a screening of the No Man’s Land Film Festival in the Center for Global Learning.
Photo courtesy of Mary Helen Powell, ‘19

Outing Club stages “Women in the Outdoors” week

Aligned with Women’s History Month, O.C. leaders say the first-time event drew great enthusiasm
Maggie Barker, Arts & Life Writer
March 12, 2018

W&L marks 45th anniversary of Title IX in week-long event

University groups celebrated the progress achieved by female athletes since the monumental legislation was passed in 1972
Maggie Barker
February 16, 2018

Starbucks arrives in Lexington at VMI, brews local curiosity

W&L students have crossed over to VMI's campus to check out the addition of the world's largest coffee chain
Maggie Barker
January 30, 2018
Cast members backstage. Photo courtesy of Mike Bracy, 20

“Addams Family” production takes stage

“Spooky” student-performed musical comedy to open Thursday
Maggie Barker
November 7, 2017

Former VMI study abroad director begins first full year at W&L

Cindy Irby hopes developing intercultural awareness will aid students in future careers
Maggie Barker
October 10, 2017
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