Cannan Green quiet hours instituted in effort to ward off influx of “deep conversations” between freshmen roommates

Having lived side-by-side for two weeks now, the roommates of the Class of 2021 have, unsurprisingly, gotten pretty close. Whether enjoying impromptu swing dance lessons, complaining about a certain Calc I professor, or celebrating the latest inside joke in Co-op, some of these friendships may even pass the point of mutual avoidance, if all continues … Continue reading Cannan Green quiet hours instituted in effort to ward off influx of “deep conversations” between freshmen roommates

Dateless freshman wandering Red Square like lost child in supermarket

RED SQUARE — Having already struck out with all seven girls on his pre-orientation trip, a stag Tim Benson, ’21, sends up another prayer for a familiar face. Somewhere in the maze of halfhearted swing dancing, he figured, there was someone also looking for a complete stranger with whom to share three minutes of intimacy … Continue reading Dateless freshman wandering Red Square like lost child in supermarket

WebAdvisor proud to bring out the worst in every student

Late last night, a symphony of sharp cussing could be heard from every corner of the quad, coinciding with the Freshman Class’ registration period. “This is $&#*# $&#@(!” one screamed, having clicked three seconds too early after waking up an hour before to prepare for the big moment. “I’M DROPPING OUT TO BECOME A STRIPPER” … Continue reading WebAdvisor proud to bring out the worst in every student

Opportunistic first-years flock to Colonnade on uncharacteristically mild February day

With a spring in her step and a contrived smile on her face, First Year student Sage Jennings made a beeline to the Colonnade to study in the wildly impractical 3 p.m. glare.  Sporting “Feel the Burn,” “Love Your Mother,” and “Outing Club” stickers on her Macbook Air Pro, Jennings “looked like she was enjoying … Continue reading Opportunistic first-years flock to Colonnade on uncharacteristically mild February day

EC candidate lands standup comedy tour following pun-based slogan

Students across the community congratulated EC candidate James Reidt yesterday - not for his win in the polls (which he lost in a landslide), but his comedic brilliance. Reidt, whose campaign slogan read “MAKE THE REIDT CHOICE,” reportedly made nine friends in DHall by introducing himself to those who complimented his willingness to spend $35 … Continue reading EC candidate lands standup comedy tour following pun-based slogan

Junior pre-orientation leader and freshman participant enjoy heartwarming, fairytale romance


Grasping her rain-soaked face with both hands, Phil Dowdy, ’18, gently kissed Ansley Smith, ’20, under the bright reflection of the full moon. It was O-Week at W&L, and the time for love couldn’t have been riper. The two struck the once-in-a-lifetime connection while hiking the “most difficult available, of course” section of the Appalachian … Continue reading Junior pre-orientation leader and freshman participant enjoy heartwarming, fairytale romance


AlcoholEdu training provides student with knowledge necessary to effectively call 911

Last Friday night, a student was able to recall his many hours of AlcoholEdu training to get out of a potentially compromising situation with his friend. The interview that follows describes the heroic, quick-thinking actions of a courageous young man who may have saved his friend’s life. Viewer discretion is advised.   Interviewer: “So, what … Continue reading AlcoholEdu training provides student with knowledge necessary to effectively call 911

Area freshman vows to take all life advice from Student Health 101

After a recent Health Center visit for a BAC he described as “waaaaay too high, bro,” area freshman Thomas Tucker has vowed to take all life advice from W&L’s grand oracle of well-being, Student Health 101. Tucker wakes up at 7:30 every morning and begins his day with a high-intensity workout of 10 sit-ups, 5 … Continue reading Area freshman vows to take all life advice from Student Health 101