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

The Ring-tum Phi, citing a tough semester, to study abroad Winter Term

MADRID, SPAIN — Having been beaten to the story, once again, by the University calendar, W&L’s favorite monthly newsletter finally decided to get out of the “rat-race” of Lexington for a bit to instead experience a different culture. A journalism major with a minor in English, the Phi, although visibly low on cash, was kind … Continue reading The Ring-tum Phi, citing a tough semester, to study abroad Winter Term

Spotted: Upperclassmen boys trying to normalize girl’s rush date style as their own

PRONTO GELATORIO- The boys are finally catching on. Forced, uncomfortable small talk, in other words, has begun to replace informal, relaxed socialization that had been the norm for decades prior. Why have a chill gathering upstairs in a fraternity house when you could, instead, ask every possible question of a freshman’s mundane summer as a … Continue reading Spotted: Upperclassmen boys trying to normalize girl’s rush date style as their own

Recruitment disaster: Top fraternity spends semester rushing box of Saltine Crackers

Brothers of one of W&L’s top fraternities are in a panic upon finding out that six weeks of recruitments efforts have, unfortunately, been poured into rushing a box of Saltine Crackers. The shocking revelation occurred Wednesday night when soup was served for dinner. “I can’t believe it,” said one stunned brother. “I mean, yeah, they … Continue reading Recruitment disaster: Top fraternity spends semester rushing box of Saltine Crackers