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Washington and Lee yearbooks depicted blackface too

Washington and Lee yearbooks depicted blackface too

Hannah Denham

February 27, 2019

A review of old Calyx yearbooks archived in Special Collections showed racist photos, jokes and drawings, as well as references to sexual assault.

Students snap at photo retakes

Students prep to have their yearbook pictures taken.

Rachel Stone

February 3, 2015

Every student pays $75 for the school yearbook each year. So, last year, when many students who are not affiliated with Greek life were left out of the Calyx, some were not happy. “I think it’s hard for [the Calyx] to justify leaving out 20% of the student body just because we aren’t affiliated...

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