The Anti-Vaxer Agenda

With COVID-19 vaccinations on the rise across both the nation and our beloved campus, thestaff of the Radish have noted the near institutional-level suppression of one minority’sculturally-rich message. As public servants, the men, women, and non-gender conformingmembers of this publication refuse to stand for this slanted misrepresentation currently beingperpetuated by mass media. We firmly believe … Continue reading The Anti-Vaxer Agenda

Wedding Announcement

The Radish is pleased to announce the recent marriage of Holden Henry Rhodes IV ‘16 and Mary Spencer Hastings ‘17. The couple was married in Lee Chapel on April 20, 2021. The Radish recently had the opportunity to sit down with the newlywed Mrs. Rhodes and discuss the couple’s W&L romance. “Well, it’s kind of … Continue reading Wedding Announcement

Student Desperate for Interaction Corners Girl at Her Work Study

As of this Friday, our Radish staff has been bombarded by letters begging for advice from what appears to be an exceptionally lonely and increasingly desperate freshman, who, after months of disappointment, is still on the lookout for his dream “spring fling.” Here is his plea for help: Hi Radish, Hope you can help me … Continue reading Student Desperate for Interaction Corners Girl at Her Work Study

Townies Prepare for Summer of Wine Tastings, Queer Slam Poetry Seminars, Once “Dumb, Fascist Students” Leave

            For the past 50 years, the residents of Rockbridge County, colloquially known as “townies,” have celebrated the spring-time departure of Washington and Lee students. However, an undercover investigation by this Radish reporter has determined that the reason for the celebration is actually because the “townies” view the students of W+L as uneducated hicks.              … Continue reading Townies Prepare for Summer of Wine Tastings, Queer Slam Poetry Seminars, Once “Dumb, Fascist Students” Leave

W&L Plastic Waste at All Time High: Turtles Not Mad

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

Fraternities to Submit Hazing Plans to COVID Committee

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

Q On Campus

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

Students and faculty complain that all the snowmen on campus are white.

“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.