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Goodbye Gaines and Graham-Lees, my old friends

Annalisa Waddick, Opinions Editor May 8, 2023

There are a lot of things that have changed over the course of my four years at Washington and Lee University: the availability of a waffle maker in D-Hall, common room capacity limits, the confidence...

University Facilities has received six work-order requests for suspected mold in Gaines residence hall in recent weeks. But after investigating several rooms, most reported cases wound up simply being dust.

Mold rumors spread on campus despite only one confirmed case

Bri Hatch, Editor-in-Chief November 15, 2022

Rumors of mold issues in Gaines residence hall are circulating around campus amid an outbreak of seasonal illnesses and allergies. But only one case has been confirmed, according to University Facilities.  “I...

Wishing you happy dorm-idays!

Annalisa Waddick December 14, 2021

Living in a dorm can be tough.  It can be even tougher when we’re in the midst of a pandemic that never seems to end, when the flu is spreading through halls like wildfire, or when there is an especially...

Pass the pasta plate, please

Faith Isbell November 9, 2015

Some halls often bond over impromptu movie nights, Domino’s pizza and trips to Hull’s Drive-In. But a hall in Graham-Lees bonded over something different: good food and particularly good company. On...

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