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University eases rules due to low COVID-19 positivity rates during arrival and surveillance testing

Students social distance on the Colonnade.

Nobel Manaye, Vivek Kumar, Jin Ni, and Avalon Pernell

September 10, 2020

Students can now visit one another in their residences as long as they wear masks and social distance.

Dudley tells CNBC ‘we are doing everything in our power’ to bring back students in the fall

Washington and Lee University President Will Dudley was interviewed by Kelly Evans, '07, on CNBC on Wednesday, May 13. Screenshot of the interview.

Hannah Denham

May 13, 2020

Kelly Evans, host of "The Exchange" on CNBC and a 2007 graduate of Washington and Lee, interviewed him on May 13

The fate of summer research programs: Canceled or virtual?

An aerial view of Washington and Lee University. Photo by Coleman Martinson.

Avalon Pernell

April 21, 2020

President Will Dudley announced that all summer programs will be canceled or online, but the associate provost is hopeful that the program could still be in-person at the end of the summer.

Scrapbook: Final days on campus and life in quarantine

From left to right: Elizabeth Thompson, '20, Kathryn Gerbo, '20, and Elizabeth Underwood, '20 pose for early graduation photos on the Colonnade. Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Underwood.

Ring-tum Phi Staff

April 13, 2020

Students sent in snapshots of how they’re creating memories, despite coronavirus cancellations

Fancy Dress refunds tickets

The Andy Warhol-themed Fancy Dress 2019 was held in the Student Activities Pavilion. Photo by Hannah Denham.

Grace Mamon

April 13, 2020

COVID-19 will have no lingering effect on future Fancy Dress events

How three Rockbridge area women are sewing masks for first responders

Linda Floyd (left) sews the two pieces of cloth together to make the base of the mask. Mary Katherine Lawrence (right) tests out the sizing on her face. 
Photo by Hannah Denham.

Hannah Denham

April 13, 2020

Their goal is to supply two masks each to any local first responders in need

Letter to the editor: A letter from the Mock Convention Political Chair

Mock Convention Political Chair John Harashinski, '20, explains the contested convention on February 14, 2020. Photo by Lilah Kimble.

John Harashinski

April 13, 2020

After Sen. Bernie Sanders dropped out of the presidential race, John Harashinski, '20, explains the difficulty of the 2020 primary election

Letter to the editor: To the class of 2020

The Class of 2020, during their first-year orientation week in August 2016. 
Photo by Kevin Remington.

Will Bolton

April 13, 2020

Executive Committee President Will Bolton, '20, addresses the class of 2020

Empty pews: Celebrating Easter and Passover during a pandemic

Lee Bernstein, ‘20, has taken the opportunity with staying in Lexington for Passover to call extended family and cook her own kosher food for seder.

Hannah Denham

April 13, 2020

Christian and Jewish students find ways to stay connected to their religious communities, at home and in Lexington

Lexington prepares for major cut in tax revenue as local businesses shutter

April 12, 2020: Easter Sunday in Lexington. Photo by Hannah Denham.

Jin Ni

April 13, 2020

A few restaurants still offer curbside pick-up or delivery

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