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The Ring-tum Phi

University Chapel at 2023 Convocation.

The Honor System: Fostering Honor or Fear?

The Honor System is a core part of our University’s history, but what if it is keeping us from a better future?
Meklit Tilahun
September 25, 2023
Student engagement is necessary to meaningfully reform honor standards at Washington and Lee, Aliya Gibbons writes.

A final examination of the Honor System

There are many problems with the Honor System, but there are also many conversations on how to address them
Aliya Gibbons, Staff Writer
December 12, 2022
Washington and Lees White Book, which first-years sign during orientation week each year to pledge commitment to the Honor System. The Executive Committee, which oversees honor matters, could split into two separate bodies, with one specifically dedicated to honor matters.

Executive Committee considers splitting into two separate agencies

EC members discussed separating budget allocation from Honor System role
Chas Chappell, Staff Writer
December 12, 2022

What actually is the Honor System?

A take on Washington and Lee's notorious honor system
Jess Kishbaugh
November 23, 2021
Ethan Kipnes, director of Public Safety, addresses the EC at its Sept. 28 meeting.

EC proposes raising activity fee

Committee may raise activity fee by $10 to adjust for inflation, provide additional funds to student organizations
Kylee Sapp
October 5, 2015
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