While many have been criticizing the increase in plastic waste stemming from single-use dining supplies, the turtle community has had a surprising reaction. Stan Turtlesworth Jr, a sea turtle residing in the Chesapeake Bay, is happy with the increase in plastic. “Thank you Washington and Lee University! With my new six-pack necklace and bottle-cap hat, … Continue reading W&L Plastic Waste at All Time High: Turtles Not Mad
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It is a time-honored tradition of brotherhoods across the nation, the period in which a fledgling freshie finds himself forged in the emotionally traumatizing fires of all those who came before, destined to emerge a man. Pledges throughout these great United States, and in certain urban areas of Canada, line up to earn their stripes … Continue reading Fraternities to Submit Hazing Plans to COVID Committee
Conspiracy theories have reached the colonnade. An anonymous Greek Rank poster, W, has gained an immense online following by spreading misinformation in the W&L community. W is completely entrenched in the Pro-Dudley wing of campus, raucously applauding his most recent Covid update and urging complete compliance with protocols, recently writing “True gennies are WATCHING and … Continue reading Q On Campus
“This is the type of shit I’ve come to expect from this goddamned fucking school… I’m not even surprised anymore!” – Megan Trillington, class of ‘23 “It has more to do with tradition than race.” – Conrad K. Buckley III, class of ‘77 “No, it’s just a matter of science. Snow crystals happen to reflect … Continue reading Students and faculty complain that all the snowmen on campus are white.
Everyone is dealing with quarantine differently. Being stuck in Lexington, VA has done a number on several globally minded students, but this Valentine’s Day, one student has found a creative solution. Thomas Braxton, SNU brother and class of ‘21, was seen carrying several packages towards campus mail for drop-off this Friday, just in time for … Continue reading A Global Valentine’s Day
McDonald’s Manager: Son! Did you order the seven McChicken’s! Drive Thru Worker: You don’t have to answer that question. Hungry Senior: I’ll answer the question. You want my order? McDonald’s Manager: I think I’m entitled to it. Hungry Senior: You want my order? McDonald’s Manager: I want the truth! Hungry Senior: YOU CAN’T HANDLE MY … Continue reading A Few Good McChickens
With only a few short days before St. Paddy’s Day, the holiest of Roman-Catholic holidays, I have noticed an alarming amount of anti-Irish activity around W&L’s campus. To start, almost the entire population of Irish American students have contracted Covid or are quarantining and won’t be let out until after March 17th, one of … Continue reading Anti-Irish Sentiment Found Throughout Campus
Dear Peer Counselor, I’m having some roommate issues. I think it all started with her taking a history class about Witchcraft. I felt like after every class she was coming home and telling me these absurd stories about medieval witches, which was kinda cool… but it was a little weird how into it she was. … Continue reading Public Peer Counselor: Halloween Edition
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