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A University Named For Confederate, Black Students Demand Equality

Blink twice if you’re not surprised that a university named after the commander of the Confederate army in the state of Virginia is not necessarily bending over backwards to welcome black students. 377 more words

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Wordless Wednesday

Courtesy of @wlulex, a student run social media group at Washington & Lee University. Enjoy!

Zombie spring term

Summoning enthusiasm for our super-intense four-week spring term after a long year and a too-short break always feels just about impossible. I watch my spouse bounce along with superheroic energy and think, … 621 more words

Peaceful Dining

Restaurants that are loud are no fun for me. I’m half deaf from too much loud noise in my life so I can’t hear conversations very well anyway, but when it’s loud, and I have to holler to be heard, it’s just no fun. 486 more words

An "Indepedent" Perspective: experiences of exclusion and stratification as a freshman on campus

According to a recent U.S. News & World Report’s ranking, Washington and Lee University ranked #1 as the university with the highest number of sorority and fraternity participation in the nation. 1,550 more words

AdLib (Advertising and the Liberal Arts)

Advertising is one of my many potential career interests. Every winter W&L hosts the AdLib conference. The two-day event brings back alumni in advertising to talk with all interested students in panels, lectures, and career workshops. 153 more words

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My Last Big Sis Week

Big Sister Week is one of my favorite parts of my sorority’s new member period. All new members are assigned a “big sister” from the sophomore pledge class and are showered in gifts all week. 238 more words

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