Fearing uncertain future of family private islands, area white females join demonstration against Trump Travel Ban

Following President Trump’s recent security-first executive order, many students showed their discontent by taking to the Colonnade. For many, the inspirational speeches, rallying, and protesting showed their support for friends and family members whose status in America may soon become hazy. For an unexpected “squad” of affluent white females, however, one point was continually reiterated … Continue reading Fearing uncertain future of family private islands, area white females join demonstration against Trump Travel Ban

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


Guy with Vineyard Vines laptop sticker “definitely” going to be at Windfall tonight

A junior from South Carolina (probably named, like, Hunter or something) divulged his night's plans to a group of fraternity men on earlier today. Sources from The Radish report that Hunter was sitting in Commons, eating some “pretty critical for the hangover I’ve got today” loaded fries, when he was approached by a couple of The … Continue reading Guy with Vineyard Vines laptop sticker “definitely” going to be at Windfall tonight

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

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

Student admitted to elite liberal arts university unable to discern between “Reply,” “Reply-All”

Remarking that he was unclear about the nature of the two options appearing above each of his e-mails, First-Year W&L Student Jason Pitts, originally recruited for his exceptional leadership experience and demonstrated intellectual prowess, admitted his inability to discern between “Reply” and “Reply All.” “At first, I was just using the ‘Reply’ button when I … Continue reading Student admitted to elite liberal arts university unable to discern between “Reply,” “Reply-All”

Mother of hometown acquaintance utilizes 4 incorrect variations of W&L’s name

Asking first “how things were going at William and Lee,” Cincinnati mother Deidra Taylor, 47, managed to create and employ a total of four incorrect versions of W&L’s name in one conversation, sources confirmed Friday. First-year W&L student Bryan Sapenski, who attended high school with Taylor’s son, was visiting home for Reading Days when he … Continue reading Mother of hometown acquaintance utilizes 4 incorrect variations of W&L’s name

Report: 85% of fraternity men “excited to see you out tonight,” “wondering where you’re from again”

In highlights of the organization’s annual survey of undergraduate men participating in Greek Life, W&L’s Interfraternity Council reported 85% of respondents were both “excited to see you out tonight” and “wondering where you’re from again”. The survey report, posted to the IFC’s student government page on Friday, added that 67% of the Greek community indicated … Continue reading Report: 85% of fraternity men “excited to see you out tonight,” “wondering where you’re from again”