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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

Phi Zeta Delta’s letters have been scrubbed from the group’s former house, which has been converted to over-flow housing. Photo from September 2023.

Phi Zeta Delta suspended for 5 years

It’s unclear how the fraternity plans to move forward from last spring’s verdict
Emma Malinak and Shauna Muckle
September 25, 2023
A closed sign hanging in the glass of a red door.

Lex Bowls bids farewell, for now

The beloved local açaí business closed its doors on April 26 due to a lease issue
Christian Basnight, Staff Writer
May 8, 2023
Three women and one man hold signs supporting abortion rights and stand on a street corner. Two dogs are also present.

Limited reproductive health care options harm Rockbridge County residents

W&L faculty share their experiences with high-risk pregnancies and off-road deliveries
Addie-Grace Cook, Staff Writer
May 8, 2023
Students observe a table where two people are showing sustainable items.

SEAL celebrates sustainability with inaugural campus-wide garage sale

W&L’s sustainability office partnered with student groups to showcase the university’s environmental efforts
Catherine McKean, Arts & Life Editor
May 8, 2023
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 large group of lacrosse players in blue uniform tops and white shorts pose, along with coaching staff in similar colors.

W&L teams rake in conference titles

While some have national championships on the horizon, others faced defeat in matches this weekend
Bella Timmerding, Staff Writer
May 8, 2023
The front of the Pi Beta Phi chapter house, a building at least three stories tall with white columns and a brick first story with several columns and archways between them.

Pi Beta Phi placed on probation until 2024

One hazing report set off an investigation, an appeal and backlash
Bri Hatch and Shauna Muckle
April 11, 2023
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 group of people, appearing mostly female, hold lit candles and walk in a loose line on a brick pathway under columned porches. The photos lighting is dim and indicates twilight.

The other side of sexual misconduct programming

Audrey Blumenstock, '22, says being on the SPEAK executive team made her feel "muzzled" by the administration
Jenny Hellwig, News Editor
March 28, 2023
A white haired man in a suit speaks, standing with two women in dresses. A news camera is in the left foreground.

Mike Pence talks presidential prospects, Trump in campus speech

The former vice president participated in an interview with Fox News anchor Bret Baier for 2024's Mock Convention
Melos Ambaye, Staff Writer
March 28, 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 woman grinning and wearing sports goggles jumps into the arms of another woman in a white goalie helmet. Both are in white and blue uniforms.

W&L lacrosse teams take a step back after hot starts

Both men's and women's teams faced losses this past week as they vie for conference championships
Andrew Arnold, Staff Writer
March 28, 2023
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