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The Ring-tum Phi

The student newspaper of Washington and Lee University

The Ring-tum Phi

The student newspaper of Washington and Lee University

The Ring-tum Phi

Phi Zeta Delta’s letters have been scrubbed from the group’s former house, which has been converted to over-flow housing. The fraternity won’t be allowed on campus until 2027.

Phi Zeta Delta suspended for 5 years

It’s unclear how the fraternity plans to move forward from last spring’s verdict
Emma Malinak and Shauna Muckle
September 25, 2023
Three brick sorority houses with white columns.

Female transfer students face social barriers in sorority recruitment

Rush rules leave older students feeling isolated, especially those without campus connections
Julianna Stephenson, Staff Writer
May 8, 2023
A whiteboard with writing on it in red marker that reads: Shauna + Bri were here until 1:24 am #RTPismylife and we did not finish help us

Editorial: W&L needs to reconsider its relationship with the press

Administrators don’t respond. Students only respond after a piece is published. And us? Well, we respond with this.
Bri Hatch and Shauna Muckle
May 8, 2023
The front of the Pi Beta Phi chapter house, a building at least three stories tall with white columns and a brick first story with several columns and archways between them.

Pi Beta Phi placed on probation until 2024

One hazing report set off an investigation, an appeal and backlash
Bri Hatch and Shauna Muckle
April 11, 2023

The Greek tragedy

The legend of Lexington's downfall
Victoria Ernst, Staff Writer
March 28, 2023
Sorority houses, red brick buildings with white columned porches, seen through trees.

Greek organizations battle hazing charges

Confidential investigations spark campus-wide rumors with no clear answers
Bri Hatch, Jenny Hellwig, and Shauna Muckle
March 13, 2023

The six castles of the fairy godmother

An allegory for sorority recruitment
Victoria Ernst, Staff Writer
January 23, 2023
Sorority houses, red brick buildings with white columned porches, seen through trees.

First-years offer mixed reviews on first in-person rush process since pandemic

First-years were able to rush in person at the beginning of winter term
Abby Kim, Staff Writer
January 23, 2023

Localization changed W&L sorority life

A reflection on the five-year anniversary of the Delta sorority’s localization
Georgia Bernbaum, Opinions Editor
November 15, 2022

To rush or not to rush

A non-satirical take on joining a fraternity.
Hyatt Sbar
March 29, 2022
Senior houses on W Nelson Street in Lexington.  Photo by Elena Lee, ‘25.

Swindling the students

The problems surrounding Greek senior housing.
Will Pittman
March 29, 2022
Remove the window bars!

Remove the window bars!

We can’t give up good looks in exchange for physical safety. It simply isn’t worth it.
Tyler Palicia
March 19, 2021
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