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A photo shows multiple signs and papers. The focus is a yellow and black sign reading What is a Fallacy? with Matt Walsh.

Petition opposing Matt Walsh visit nets over 600 signatures

Shauna Muckle, Editor-in-Chief March 28, 2023

UPDATE:  President Will Dudley released a statement Tuesday evening in response to the petition. In a published statement to leaders of queer affinity groups, Dudley said the university allows any...

A drag queen in a green wig, wearing a black and white striped dress and hat, accepts tips from dancegoers. Purple lights and strings of lights are behind her.

Equality Gala celebrates LGBTQ+ community

Emma Malinak, Arts & Life Editor March 28, 2023

Pounding bass, upbeat music and applause for drag queen performances echoed from the Cannan Green event space through Washington and Lee University’s campus on March 18 as students, faculty and community...

A Tweet from Matt Walsh @MattWalshBlog that reads, We were minding our own business when suddenly the trans movement came along and demanded that we totally abandon biology, common sense, and truth itself for its sake. Our war against this scourge is a defensive struggle. They started it. They wanted this fight. Now they have it. The tweet was posted March 5, 2023.

The conservative “war” against trans people

Blake Ramsey, Staff Writer March 28, 2023

This article was on my agenda even before Matt Walsh, a Conservative media personality, was coming to speak at this university. The fact Matt Walsh is now coming to speak only elevates the necessity of...

The queens interacted with their audience during the performance by climbing on top of the bar, tables, and more. Photo by Brianna Hatch, ‘23.

Devils Backbone brings drag show, LGBTQ+ representation to Lexington

Bri Hatch February 1, 2022

Decked out in elegant, vibrant gowns and sequined bodysuits, six drag queens lip-synced to popular songs and danced — launching into back handsprings and splits — at a fundraising event for Washington...

Project Horizon hosts annual Pride Festival

Project Horizon hosts annual Pride Festival

Lea Borner October 12, 2021

On Saturday, Oct. 2, Project Horizon hosted its third annual Pride Festival at Hopkins Green. The event was funded by United Way of Rockbridge, free and open to the public. The festival kicked off with...

Students enjoyed the warm weather at the event. Photo by Olivia Ullmann, 25.

LGBTQ Resource Center hosts annual picnic

Olivia Ullman September 29, 2021
SVU students were among the community organizations in attendance

The last events held on campus before virtual learning: ‘Considering Matthew Shepard’ oratorio

Jin Ni April 13, 2020
Due to policy changes concerning large gatherings, there was only one showing of the oratorio
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