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“Stupid Ass Horse:” the Lesser Known Ghosts of W&L Speak Out about Traveler

Campus lore says that Traveler the horse is the sole supernatural resident of Washington and Lee University.  However, numerous presidents of the university have had pets, and like Traveler, they too have been trapped in the void between this world and the next.  Bound to our campus for all eternity, they have been rendered voiceless next to … Continue reading “Stupid Ass Horse:” the Lesser Known Ghosts of W&L Speak Out about Traveler

Last-Minute Halloween Costumes for Your Sign

Aries Campus deer familyWhy? You are always with your squad and get into dangerous anticsTaurusThe ColonnadeWhy? You’re a little all over the place but really photogenicGemini The pugs that are walked around campus dailyWhy? Twins! Also you’re like constantly seeking attention CancerPresident DudleyWhy? You have a lot of shit going on  LeoThe Counseling CenterWhy? You’re hard to reach and emotionally … Continue reading Last-Minute Halloween Costumes for Your Sign

Trav Dispatch Extends Hours 15 Minutes After Small Freshman Boy Drawn and Quartered by Townies

The town was shocked when they heard the news of freshman Kyle Troup’s brutal dismembering. It all began on the quiet night of October 15th, when Troup was walking home from the library. As soon as he tried to cross the quad, a pickup truck with farm plates filled with five young, strong, handsome townies … Continue reading Trav Dispatch Extends Hours 15 Minutes After Small Freshman Boy Drawn and Quartered by Townies

A Lifetime of Activism: Interview with a Townie

This is the first installment of what will become a monthly segment at the Radish where one of our field interviewers will speak with a Lexington native about culture, politics, and enhancing the community’s relationship with the university. We recently had the pleasure to sit down with inspiring local activist Elmer Hudgins to get his … Continue reading A Lifetime of Activism: Interview with a Townie

Matthew McConaughey Wrote a Book and Now I Need to Learn to Read

Slaughterhouse Five? For Whom the Bell Tolls? Hard Pass. Nobody needs to read these works of fiction. Everyone needs to read the true story of the life and exploits of an American treasure… Matthew McConaughey. Finally, a book that I won’t be assigned, buy at the bookstore, and then never open. This is a book … Continue reading Matthew McConaughey Wrote a Book and Now I Need to Learn to Read