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

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

What would Justice Powell do?

As the Supreme Court moves to strike down affirmative action, how will we foster a diverse student body?
Aliya Gibbons, Staff Writer
May 8, 2023

Why I’m a Marxist

Ramsey argues that the 'borgeouis' have twisted the average person's view of Marxism
Blake Ramsey, Staff Writer
May 8, 2023

Will AI improve human creativity or destroy it?

The approach to AI needs to be collaborative, not just opposing
Veronika Kolosova, Staff Writer
May 8, 2023

America’s mass shooting culture, fear, and ‘freedom’

"I have been lucky to not lose any friends to this epidemic. Many cannot say the same."
Jenny Hellwig, News Editor
April 11, 2023

Banning books won’t erase modern realities

Intellectual freedom is at the bottom of the story of banned books - but bigotry and ignorance are at the center
Aliya Gibbons, Staff Writer
April 11, 2023

Highlights of the 2023 iHeartRadio Music Awards

How the biggest awards show celebrated its 10th anniversary
Veronika Kolosova, Staff Writer
April 11, 2023
A large hall with windows and white and blue walls, full of dining tables and chairs.

An impassioned defense of E-Hall

My hot take: if you don't like E-hall, you're a picky eater
Annalisa Waddick, Opinions Editor
April 11, 2023
A blonde woman with a bedazzled white guitar raises her hands above her head in a heart shape.

Yes, I’m in my “Eras” era. Who isn’t?

Who can say that the world doesn’t revolve around Taylor Swift now?
Veronika Kolosova, Staff Writer
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

Daisy Jones and the Six hits the small screen with a flop

Daisy Jones & the Six provides a glimpse into the life of rock stars, especially the battle against addiction, infidelity, and creative differences.
Meaghan Endres, Staff Writer
March 28, 2023
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