The Ring-tum Phi

Students wear masks on campus, following Washington and Lee’s Covid-19 protocol.

Mask-Wearing Still Matters

Charlotte Dross March 19, 2021
Until the entire country is vaccinated, and until hundreds of people are not dying daily from COVID-19, there is no excuse for not wearing a mask.

An unfortunate anniversary

Lilah Kimble March 19, 2021
While the life we live today is still far from the life we lived over a year ago, it could be worse. It could always be worse. This is why it’s so important to appreciate.
Stonewall Jackson House reopened at the beginning of March. Photo by Mary Alice Russell, '22.

COVID-19’s impact on museums, locally and nationally

Mary Alice Russell March 19, 2021
In Lexington, museums are opening their doors after a difficult 2020.

Celebrating 20 Years of the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program

Jess Kishbaugh March 19, 2021
How the program worked to gain recognition and is still overcoming stigma today.
Many students spent the days off hiking or enjoying time outdoors.

Winter term mental health days let students recharge

Annalisa Waddick March 19, 2021
A look into how six students spent their days off

Rockbridge sees slow but sure COVID-19 vaccinations

February 16, 2021
Vaccine rollout in Rockbridge County is progressing, but slowly

A healthy way to escape the pandemic

Diana Sturdy February 16, 2021
There is a threat in making escapism and high-screen time a mutually exclusive and socially acceptable activity

Fancy dress expected to be virtual, decentralized

Jess Kishbaugh February 16, 2021
Plans are still in the works and no date has been set for this year’s event
Vaccinated students: some volunteers and healthcare workers are eligible, regardless of age

Vaccinated students: some volunteers and healthcare workers are eligible, regardless of age

Mary Alice Russell February 16, 2021
Students who have been vaccinated share their experiences

Athletics are back on… again

Annalisa Waddick February 16, 2021
Fall sports practices and competitions reinstated after environment level is reduced back to high yellow.

COVID-19 pressures Washington Term to change course

February 16, 2021
Washington Term expected to move online as COVID contin- ues to pose a problem.

COVID-19 Update: W&L plans for winter and spring semesters

Jin Ni November 19, 2020
One in-person semester finished. With two more to go, W&L looks at how to make next semester safer and better.
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