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Sydney Lee

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The ODAC unanimously voted to cancel all track and field, tennis, baseball, lacrosse, and golf spring seasons for 2020 as a result of COVID-19. Photo by Isaac Thompson, 21.

Senior student athletes adjust to abrupt end of winter and spring seasons

The university and the ODAC canceled athletics for the rest of the year
Sydney Lee
March 30, 2020
An aerial view of Washington and Lee University. Photo by Coleman Martinson.

Students in different time zones face added stress with online classes

Students who are back home in California, Morocco and Vietnam weigh in
Sydney Lee
March 30, 2020
Leah Gose, 15, is a fourth-year doctoral student in sociology at Harvard University. Photo by Lilah Kimble, 23.

Shepherd Program alumni tell students to follow passion, make impact

Five alumni spoke on the "Living the Shepherd Dream" panel during Young Alumni Weekend on Oct. 25
Sydney Lee
November 4, 2019
Jon Eastwood, Thom Richmond, Joëlle Simeu, 20, Sally Stone Richmond, Sydney Lee, 22, and Haleigh Tomlin, 22, on a group ride in Rockbridge County. Photo courtesy of Sydney Lee.

Column: My triathlete life

"The best part of riding is the feeling of being alive."
Sydney Lee
October 21, 2019
Sara Stephenson, 22. Photo courtesy of Washington and Lee University Athletics

Women’s cross-country team off to a running start

Here's a look at the team's first four meets of the season
Sydney Lee
September 27, 2019

Successful indoor track and field ODAC championship for Generals

The Generals walked away from the ODAC championship with a men’s first place finish, personal bests and a broken school record.
Sydney Lee
March 4, 2019
A student kayaks in the Everglades. Photo courtesy of James Dick.

Outing Club members kayak the Everglades during Washington Break

Fourteen students (plus James Dick). Thirteen miles. Five days.
Sydney Lee
March 4, 2019

Women’s swimming team still undefeated, looking toward ODACs

The Washington and Lee women’s swim team continues to build on a dominant season
Sydney Lee
February 4, 2019

Women’s basketball prepares for the ODAC tournament one game, one day at a time

Seeding for the ODAC women’s basketball tournament is up in the air at this point in the season. The Generals plan to tackle the rest of their schedule with the same mentality they have had all year.
Sydney Lee
January 21, 2019
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