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Speaking on Sexual Misconduct Resources

W&L Brings in the Bystander

Washington and Lee University plans to pilot a Bringing in the Bystander booster program for sophomores this April, Sexual Assault Awareness Month. 995 more words

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Make Much Ado About Will This Year

Sir Walter Scott, John Keats, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Charles Dickens, Thomas Hardy, Mark Twain, Harriet Beecher Stowe and I have something in common. We’ve all made the pilgrimage to Warwickshire, England to honor William Shakespeare. 1,303 more words

History

Extinction burst?

Last Monday, I found a KKK recruitment flier on my front lawn. Just a week or so earlier and a few blocks away, the first physical memorial to enslaved African-Americans was installed at Washington and Lee University, an institution that benefited financially from slavery but, until recently, bruited that terrible fact much less than, say, its debt to certain slave-holding generals. 851 more words

W&L Students Vote

Washington and Lee University students immersed themselves in the university’s 26th Annual Mock Convention and are now preparing for the Presidential Election. With Primaries happening across the country, many students are experiencing their first opportunity to vote. 717 more words

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North Carolina-College Swim Test-January 8

North Carolina People, Places, and Things-January 8
I am the dad to five adult children. As they were growing up I attempted to remind them they were special and to implore them to learn something new. 319 more words

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Have You Been To The Art Palace of the West?

Look at this circa-1975 photo of my mother and me and you’ll see three of my favorite things: a handmade Holly Hobbie doll; a wrap skirt that had seagulls painted on it; and a beautiful fountain that symbolizes Cincinnati. 839 more words

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