First-Year excited to return home for fifth time since starting college

When interviewed about making a fifth trek home in 10 weeks, this time for Thanksgiving, James Bernard, ’20, could barely contain his excitement: “It’s just been really tough, living on my own for the first time, you know? Some off-time is really what I need.” Aside from re-watching all available Friends episodes with no pants … Continue reading First-Year excited to return home for fifth time since starting college

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Upperclassman reminisces about living in Gilliam as nearby freshman backs away hurriedly

Following a flurry of frantic calls yesterday from a freshman student at a local fraternity house, Public Safety quickly arrived with backup to respond to the disturbance. The individual in question, who has requested to remain anonymous, told the officers that a “what classes are you taking?” conversation with an upperclassman took a turn for the … Continue reading Upperclassman reminisces about living in Gilliam as nearby freshman backs away hurriedly

15-minute parking spots solve all problems in Junior Village

“I couldn’t think of anything else we would need,” said Junior Village resident Cassidy Smith about the changes to parking at upper division housing. “This really is the cherry on top.” As an increasing number of conveniently proximate (though already seldom) parking spaces are being given parking time restrictions, student satisfaction rates are reportedly soaring. … Continue reading 15-minute parking spots solve all problems in Junior Village

Professor who just made a “Wednesday night” reference clearly still got it

Students of an introductory chemistry class were taken aback during their Thursday morning lecture when Professor Rich Lewis alluded to the previous night’s festivities. Sources say that after a clear lack of participation from the obviously hungover class, Lewis jokingly asked “Rough night out in the country last night?” The question intended to break the … Continue reading Professor who just made a “Wednesday night” reference clearly still got it

Reported $3 million in t-shirt sales reveals W&L fraternity as money laundering scheme

The IRS raided a W&L fraternity on Friday after huge reported revenues, all of which supposedly came through a swipe machine right outside of Commons. The scheme fell apart soon after leaked information of the planned construction of “mega house,” the organization’s project to connect all of the houses on Windfall hill. “When we realized … Continue reading Reported $3 million in t-shirt sales reveals W&L fraternity as money laundering scheme

Work Study students to begin being paid with unsellable University Store merchandise

A W&L spokesman expressed the university’s excitement with the new policy, which will allow the University Store to cycle through its old inventory while doing away with paychecks altogether. “I mean, I’d have rather bought food or clothes, but I can deal,” said Milly Barnes, who received two pairs of W&L-engraved wooden salad tossers for … Continue reading Work Study students to begin being paid with unsellable University Store merchandise

Politics majors across campus realizing their future work on campaign is now in PR

Modeling his new approach after Kellyane Conway's example, future campaign manager Thomas Bernard, '18, said he looks forward to defending everything his candidate ever posted on social media. "I used to think that being a campaign manager was all about strategy and coming up with real policy, but this election year taught me the voters … Continue reading Politics majors across campus realizing their future work on campaign is now in PR