The student newspaper of Washington and Lee University

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

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Mental health and media intimidation

The occasional dehumanization journalists face can clash with the modern sentiment that we should preserve our mental health
Shauna Muckle, Editor in Chief
April 8, 2024
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
A group of people sits at a table.

New York Times investigative reporters blast McKinsey in campus visit

The authors of "When McKinsey Comes to Town" exposed the dealings of the world's largest consulting firm
Lily Mott, Staff Writer
February 8, 2023
Kate Dewing, ‘23, hosts the show “Aural Pleasure” once a week. Photo by Steve Cross

W&L’s campus radio expands, innovates

The journalism department helps students get on the air
Veronika Kolosova, Staff Writer
December 14, 2022
Walters worked in journalism for 15 years before entering academia in 2014.

New faculty profile: Patrick Walters

The Washington and Lee University Journalism Department has a new professor this year
Claire DiChiaro, Staff Writer
November 15, 2022
David Barstow is a senior investigative reporter for the New York Times. Photo by Hannah Denham, 20.

Q&A with New York Times Senior Writer David Barstow

"My first piece of advice [for young journalists] is not advice at all. It’s a plea: God, we need you, right?"
Hannah Denham
October 31, 2018
Vivian Schiller addresses students and faculty in Stackhouse. Photo by Nuoya Zhou, 18.

Emphasizing ethics in the media

Media Executive Vivian Schiller discusses the relationship of ethics and the evolving media
Nuoya Zhou
March 21, 2016
Lou Hodges

Former Journalism Professor dies, leaves mark on University

Lou Hodges remembered for contribution to curriculum
Madeleine Haight
March 7, 2016
Journalism students report on internships

Journalism students report on internships

Almost 40 students gained experience in journalism, marketing, advertising and public relations all over the country this summer
Abigail Summerville
October 12, 2015
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