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Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program highlights 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage

The flier shared by the Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies program describing the events to celebrate women’s suffrage. Photo courtesy of the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program.

Annalisa Waddick

March 30, 2020

A movie, panel discussion and trivia night celebrate the centennial of the passage of the 19th Amendment

Politics professor Tyler Dickovick has died. Here’s how the W&L community is remembering him.

Photo courtesy of Washington and Lee University

Hannah Denham

July 8, 2019

Students, alumni and faculty submitted memories with Dickovick to the Ring-tum Phi. Here are their stories.

University public safety says investigation into KKK fliers is ongoing

Public Safety is investigating leaflets a KKK chapter left on Washington and Lee's campus. Photo by Hannah Denham, '20.

Hannah Denham

November 14, 2018

Washington and Lee Public Safety shares information it has gathered about the leaflets found on campus three weeks ago.

Romance languages department hosts annual poetry reading

Rockbridge County High School students perform French poem “Liberte.” Photo by Grace Mamon.

Grace Mamon

November 13, 2018

High school and college students joined Washington and Lee faculty members in reciting their favorite poems.

‘Priscilla’ encapsulates Pride Week’s theme of love and inclusion

The main characters and Priscilla, their bus. Photo by Claudia Schwab.

Grace Mamon

November 6, 2018

Washington and Lee’s annual musical coincided with Pride Week, reinforcing and enhancing its ideas

Lee Chapel Museum serves as an educational resource during campus change

Lee Chapel is an iconic landmark on the Washington and Lee campus. Photo by Andrew Harris, ‘22.

Jack Eason

November 6, 2018

Museum examines George Washington, Robert E. Lee and institutional history. It aims to be visited more by the community

Bike Shop re-opens in new location, promotes sustainability, outdoor activity

A university bike propped up by one of the rural roads in Rockbridge County. Photo by Liv Cooper, ‘20.

Liv Cooper

November 6, 2018

The university Bike Shop plans to host several community events, including “Breakfast Burrito Rides"

Woods Creek West: Unsafe and unjust

Coleman Martinson

November 6, 2018

A sophomore Washington and Lee student talks with other sophomores about the "uninhabitable living situation" that is Woods Creek West

University community gathers on Sunday to address Friday’s KKK leafleting on campus

A banner hangs in Elrod Commons that says,

Hannah Denham

October 29, 2018

Student Affairs, the Executive Committee and the Student Judicial Council organized the event to challenge the community to support each other.

Faculty spotlight: Professor Cory Colbert

Professor Cory Colbert teaches Calculus I and II in Washington and Lee's math department. Photo by Caroline Baber, '22.

Frances McIntosh

October 28, 2018

A new face in the math department

Students find KKK chapter fliers on W&L’s campus

Photo courtesy of two students, with permission.

Hannah Denham

October 26, 2018

Some fliers implore Washington and Lee to keep its name the same. Others say that “race is much more than skin color” and that “Yahweh commands racial segregation.”

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