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Student organization hosts discussion about sexuality

Student organization hosts discussion about sexuality

Hannah Powell
March 28, 2017
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Washington and Lee’s Sexual Health Awareness Group (SHAG) hosted “Sex Week” last week to bring students, faculty and professional sex educators together to have an open dialogue about sex. Founded in 2013, SHAG started Sex Week in the winter of 2014 in the hopes that “the other O-Week” wou...

Men’s and women’s track keep their momentum going to win Triple Crown

Kathyrn Young
February 8, 2017
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Both Washington and Lee men’s and women’s track teams dominated at the Liberty Kickoff. The meet was held Saturday, Jan. 21, and consisted of Division I, II, and III track and field athletes. On the men’s side, Cooper Baird, ’19, took fifth in the 3,000 meter, crossing the finish line at a p...

Dining Services introduces new Mediterranean menu

Dining Services introduces new Mediterranean menu

January 19, 2017
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Washington and Lee Dining Services opened a Medi- terranean-themed menu concept called Meze Feta at the Village last week. From Nov. 7-11, Washington and Lee students accessed an online survey to choose between three cuisine concepts, designed by Chef Hannah Glick: La Cantina, Meze Feta and Ginger &...

Nuoya Zhou

Nuoya Zhou

September 8, 2016
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Business Journalism major. I write for the Phi because it gives me the platform to write and report local news. In addition to the Phi, I am the president of Pan-Asian Association for Cultural Exchange (PAACE), a member of Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity and Pi Beta Phi sorority and layout desig...

Xiaoxia Yin

September 8, 2016
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Sophomore. Writing for the Phi helps me know different things happening on campus. The editors and writers are really nice and I enjoy working with them....

Katrina Lewis

September 8, 2016
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Sophomore, Business Journalism major. I write for the Phi because doing so allows me to both hone my journalistic writing and stay informed about what's happening around W&L and Lexington. On campus I am a tour guide, a university big to incoming freshmen, and the Panhellenic delegate for Alph...

Jake Sirota

September 8, 2016
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Sophomore, Photographer. The Phi allows me to develop the skills I need as an editorial photographer. It allows me to find the stories that matter to our community and present them in my own style....

Lindsay Castleberry

September 8, 2016
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Senior, Business Journalism major. The Phi allows me to build my reporting and writing skills, practice time management, and be a leader on campus. I'm also a member of LEAD, SPJ, and Alpha Delta Pi. ...

Steven Yeung

September 8, 2016
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Senior, Politics, Chinese, Business and major.  Photography is a hobby of mine and I'm glad the Phi allows me to do it. ...

Rachel Hicks

September 8, 2016
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Journalism, Russian, Studio Art major. When I write for the Phi, I feel like I can just write instead of worry about getting a certain grade -- it's freeing and even stress-relieving to do my passion without academic pressure. I'm also on the varsity tennis team and involved in work study, RUF an...

Caroline Blackmon

September 8, 2016
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Sophomore, Business Journalism major. I write for the Phi because I think I want to be a journalist in the real world so I like the practice it gives me with writing pieces every week and interviewing people in the school. I am also a First-Year RA and I'm a part of GCF. ...

Melinda Kauffman

September 8, 2016
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Sophomore, English Major and Pre-Med. I write for the Phi because after taking a writing seminar at W&L I realized how passionate I am about writing. I've always wanted to be pre med, but the Phi is a great opportunity for me to use my writing skills. I am on the W&L tennis team, APO servi...

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