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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.

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

Annalisa Waddick March 30, 2020
A movie, panel discussion and trivia night celebrate the centennial of the passage of the 19th Amendment
The women’s club lacrosse team at their first practice. Photo courtesy of Mary Wilson Grist.

New women’s club lacrosse team seeks recognition funding

Maggie Barker March 30, 2020
This student-founded team is gaining traction
Photo courtesy of Washington and Lee University

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

Hannah Denham July 8, 2019
Students, alumni and faculty submitted memories with Dickovick to the Ring-tum Phi. Here are their stories.
Public Safety is investigating leaflets a KKK chapter left on Washington and Lee's campus. Photo by Hannah Denham, '20.

University public safety says investigation into KKK fliers is ongoing

Hannah Denham November 14, 2018
Washington and Lee Public Safety shares information it has gathered about the leaflets found on campus three weeks ago.
Rockbridge County High School students perform French poem “Liberte.” Photo by Grace Mamon.

Romance languages department hosts annual poetry reading

Grace Mamon November 13, 2018
High school and college students joined Washington and Lee faculty members in reciting their favorite poems.
The main characters and Priscilla, their bus. Photo by Claudia Schwab.

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

Grace Mamon November 6, 2018
Washington and Lee’s annual musical coincided with Pride Week, reinforcing and enhancing its ideas
Lee Chapel is an iconic landmark on the Washington and Lee campus. Photo by Andrew Harris, ‘22.

Lee Chapel Museum serves as an educational resource during campus change

Jack Eason November 6, 2018
Museum examines George Washington, Robert E. Lee and institutional history. It aims to be visited more by the community
A university bike propped up by one of the rural roads in Rockbridge County. Photo by Liv Cooper, ‘20.

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

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
A banner hangs in Elrod Commons that says,

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

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

Faculty spotlight: Professor Cory Colbert

Frances McIntosh October 28, 2018
A new face in the math department
Photo courtesy of two students, with permission.

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

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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