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The student newspaper of Washington and Lee University

The Ring-tum Phi

The student newspaper of Washington and Lee University

The Ring-tum Phi

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

Students, alumni, faculty and staff supported a petition asking the administration to disallow Walsh's visit
Shauna Muckle, Editor-in-Chief
March 28, 2023
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

All proceeds from the event will be donated to a local LGBTQ+ resource center
Emma Malinak, Arts & Life Editor
March 28, 2023
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

An attempt to decode anti-trans rhetoric, using tweets from future campus speaker Matt Walsh
Blake Ramsey, Staff Writer
March 28, 2023
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

Proceeds from ticket sales will go to the University’s LGBTQ+ Resource Center
Bri Hatch
February 1, 2022
QLA tabled at Project Horizons Pride Festival.

Project Horizon hosts annual Pride Festival

The colorful event for young and old featured a parade, drag show and other activities
Lea Borner
October 12, 2021
Students enjoyed the warm weather at the event.

LGBTQ Resource Center hosts annual picnic

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

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

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