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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
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 group of Black men perform a step routine on a stage in a gym, surrounded by an audience. Symbols of Black Greek life organizations hang in the background.

W&L hosts step show competition to increase visibility, honor Black culture

Historically African-American sororities and fraternities from across the state traveled to compete in the inaugural event
Lily Mott, Staff Writer
February 14, 2023

The six castles of the fairy godmother

An allegory for sorority recruitment
Victoria Ernst, Staff Writer
January 23, 2023
Sorority houses, red brick buildings with white columned porches, seen through trees.

First-years offer mixed reviews on first in-person rush process since pandemic

First-years were able to rush in person at the beginning of winter term
Abby Kim, Staff Writer
January 23, 2023

Localization changed W&L sorority life

A reflection on the five-year anniversary of the Delta sorority’s localization
Georgia Bernbaum, Opinions Editor
November 15, 2022
Half of the sororities are sticking with university-provided dining, which has updated menus and operations. Photo by Nina Gallagher ‘23.

In-house sorority dining resumes this year with many changes

Some sororities have opted for an external chef service instead of university-provided dining, which has prompted mixed reviews.
Nina Gallagher
October 26, 2021
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