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Minting students majoring in money

Archita Aggarwal and Nisha Walvekar March 28, 2023

Does your cousin’s mailman’s dog have a Goldman Sachs internship lined up for the summer too? While your lazy ass is seated at home without a boat trip on the Amalfi Coast this summer, your favorite...

The Greek tragedy

Victoria Ernst, Staff Writer March 28, 2023

I stumbled down what I came to recognize as the bridge along West Nelson Street. Clouds hung low on the gray sky to match the dull, cracked pavement below. Ash dusted the once-red Lexington brick, which...

Photo by Conrad Johnson, RDECOM courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Satire: Local boy scout shoots down Chinese spy balloons, honored as local and national hero

Tyler Palicia, Staff Writer February 14, 2023

LEXINGTON, Virginia -- This week, President Biden awarded Jake Hamlon, a Rockbridge County High School student and member of Boy Scout Troop 521, with the Medal of Honor for shooting down three Chinese...

Remove the window bars!

Remove the window bars!

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

Walking down Main Street: A Satire?

Tyler Palicia November 17, 2020
For legal reasons, I wrote this account in the voice of 21-year-old Sam Shaver.

Kidnapping the Jeb Bush cutout: If I did it

Tyler Palicia November 4, 2020
Satire: An act of impluse in Elrod Commons

A new line of PPE’s

TYLER PALICIA October 21, 2020
Satire: Adversity breeds innovation at W&L
The first-year seminar drew criticism from for-mer Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich.

A response to Breitbart

Tyler Palicia September 22, 2020
Satire: Other radical, left-wing classes that must go
Satire: Change the name!!!

Satire: Change the name!!!

Tyler Palicia September 10, 2020

I say that we change the name of Washington and Lee University (did you see the headline?). However, in keeping with tradition, I believe that the school’s new namesake should also be a controversial...

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