Fantastic assortment of mythical creatures to constitute weekend’s walk of shame

MAIN STREET, LEXINGTON — Gremlins, goblins, ghouls, and just about anything else available in bulk order from Amazon Prime will be, once again, on makeup-smeared display this weekend, having somehow lost the original sense of magic that went with the costume. A sight as unique as it is annual, the trek is also expected to … Continue reading Fantastic assortment of mythical creatures to constitute weekend’s walk of shame

Friend groups crumble across campus as Halloween and demand for group costumes lingers closer

It’s that time of year again. The pressure to have that group costume consisting of the perfect mix between funny and creative is, tragically, almost upon us. And no matter how many times you suggest Mother Teresa, your hyper-politically (religiously?) correct friends just will not have it. No one wants to cover their body with … Continue reading Friend groups crumble across campus as Halloween and demand for group costumes lingers closer

Fall in Lexington Leads to Global Shortage in Barbour Jackets, Lululemon Leggings, and Bean Boots

While fall for many inspires cheerful thoughts of changing foliage, Halloween, and family touch-football-soon-leading-to-sprained-ankles backyard contests, the change of seasons here at W&L is remarkable for a much different reason. Akin to the animal kingdom, where animals grow a little extra fluff to keep warm for brisk fall breeze, local sorority girls everywhere are swamping … Continue reading Fall in Lexington Leads to Global Shortage in Barbour Jackets, Lululemon Leggings, and Bean Boots

Area junior makes uneasy “Freshman Fifteen” joke to downplay growing gut

Awkward laughs ensued this past Wednesday night as junior Winston Kingsley dropped a painfully real joke amongst his Sigma Alpha Delta fraternity brothers. "Gotta make sure we drink that Busch Light," he laughed as he filled his solo cup with some fine libation, chorusing that "empty calories are basically zero calories, right?” His friends laughed … Continue reading Area junior makes uneasy “Freshman Fifteen” joke to downplay growing gut

90% of GreekRank commenters discovered to be Russian Bots

In the latest development of the recent Russian hacking scandals, GreekRank - a website that allows students to rank their Greek affiliated peers according to essential criteria like looks, classiness, and popularity - was found to be compromised by a system of Kremlin-sponsored bots. While frequently suspected that the accuracy of overall ratings was being negatively affected by self-ranking, a recent Congressional probe into … Continue reading 90% of GreekRank commenters discovered to be Russian Bots

Freshman returns home, surprised to find high school friends have changed, too

Franklin Petraefus, 19, returned to his home in Richmond, VA, to find an unexpected amount of maturity and experience awaiting him from his former high school acquaintances. Frankin, a formerly mild-mannered young man, was excited to tell his “old best friends” how “cool" he had become, only to discover that each of them had stories … Continue reading Freshman returns home, surprised to find high school friends have changed, too