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All content by Maria Rachal

Former W&L student charged in vandalism case

Perpetrator’s graffiti incident deemed a felony
Leslie Yevak and Maria Rachal
April 4, 2016
LEAD Banquet honors W&L’s most impactful leaders

LEAD Banquet honors W&L’s most impactful leaders

Dozens of students, organizations earn awards at W&L’s LEAD Banquet this year
Maria Rachal
March 22, 2016

Student cars and residence target of anti-gay graffiti

Students and faculty react to vandalism, charges pending on student suspect
Leslie Yevak and Maria Rachal
March 7, 2016
Kenneth Ruscio

Ruscio to represent Virginia private colleges in next move

Ruscio plans quick transition to new job starting spring 2017
Maria Rachal
March 7, 2016
John Doe settles sexual assault case with university

John Doe settles sexual assault case with university

Settlement will not affect W&L’s sexual misconduct policy
Maria Rachal
March 1, 2016
snow on W&L campus

Winter Storm Jonas hits Lexington, W&L officials respond

Winter storm leads to cancelled classes, limited parking spaces for local students and residents
Maria Rachal
January 27, 2016
Lars Svendsen

Professor of philosophy addresses the benefits of boredom

Lars Svendsen discusses passion and boredom with students as part of the Questioning Passion lecture series
Maria Rachal
January 23, 2016
Students petition for culture and diversity FDR

Students petition for culture and diversity FDR

Students have started a petition to get a culture and diversity FDR for future W&L undergraduates
Maria Rachal
November 17, 2015

Career exploration trips connect students with alumni in real world

Alumni in Washington D.C., Charlotte and New York City give advice to students in all majors seeking career opportunities
Maria Rachal
October 26, 2015
The difficulties of communicating  climate change

The difficulties of communicating climate change

Professor Melissa Lane of Princeton discusses Aristotle in argument for bridging gap between scientists and citizens in Mudd lecture
Maria Rachal
October 12, 2015
Ethan Kipnes, director of Public Safety, addresses the EC at its Sept. 28 meeting.

New ‘LiveSave’ app puts students’ safety at their fingertips

App allows community members to share and access emergency info, receive support on-the-go
Maria Rachal
October 5, 2015

University plans for new green space in Quad

Planners are waiting on approval from the city to start construction of a park between Gaines and Graham-Lees
Maria Rachal
May 22, 2015

Five seniors awarded CFA exam scholarships

Vincent Gennaro, Cathy Wang, Bayan Misaghi, Eduardo Olondriz and Sarah Beth Hampton will get some help on their way to becoming Chartered Financial Analysts.
Maria Rachal
February 3, 2015

Third-year housing set to move forward

Plans get the OK from Rockbridge Board of Supervisors and Lexington City Council after small adjustments
Maria Rachal
December 10, 2014
The website allows visitors to search graffiti based on location, property type, drawing type or content

Professors, students create online database for ancient writings

Two professors from classics and computer science departments present new search engine
Maria Rachal
November 2, 2014
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