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The Ring-tum Phi

The student newspaper of Washington and Lee University

The Ring-tum Phi

A parade of people carrying Confederate flags down a street.

Hey W&L, your inaction is showing: Lee-Jackson Day shouldn’t be met with silence

The university cannot say it supports diversity and inclusion unless it fully opposes those crusty, decaying acolytes of the Lost Cause
Tyler Palicia, Staff Writer
February 7, 2023
A group of people carrying Confederate flags and symbols are assembled in a cemetery.

Local MLK and Lee-Jackson Day festivities clash

Both parades in downtown Lexington boasted the largest crowds they've seen since 2020
Bri Hatch and Shauna Muckle
January 23, 2023
A crowd of people carrying Confederate flags walk down a town street, facing away from the camera.

Lee-Jackson Day suggests Lee is in limbo

An up-close look at the Lee-Jackson parade reveals complicated truths about the South
Palmer Van Tuyl, Staff Writer
January 23, 2023

Historians rethink loyalty within the American Civil War, highlight overlooked Black stories

The 2022 Institute for Honor broke down the nuance of America’s past in new ways
Kamron Spivey
March 15, 2022
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