RADISH LEADERSHIP CHANGE

Effective January 1, 2018, Anna Kate Benedict (’20) will assume leadership of the Radish — author of such favorites as “Hotshot changes gym TV from House Hunters to CNN,” “A Borat impression from that guy on your hall,” and Weekly Horoscopes, she immediately came to mind as my first choice to head W&L’s Cherished Tradition of Excellence … Continue reading RADISH LEADERSHIP CHANGE

Cadavers losing ground in tunnel war with the Mole People

In a conflict so mysterious, so exclusive that your friend who sometimes goes to windfall hasn’t even heard about it, the Cadavers’ ongoing tunnel war against the Mole People has taken a turn for the worst. Within the subterranean caverns beneath Washington and Lee University, the shouts of soldiers echo through the Cadaver stronghold: “WE … Continue reading Cadavers losing ground in tunnel war with the Mole People

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

Mexicoop to begin charging $2 for napkins, A/C, and the mountain views

Beginning in October, Dining Services has announced, Foodside, or what is/was affectionately referred to as “Mexicoop," will begin charging $2 for “supplemental accessories,” which include napkins, utensils, air conditioning, and the “complimentary view.” The notice comes following Foodside’s price hikes this year; most meals at the establishment now cost the full meal-swipe limit of $7.50, … Continue reading Mexicoop to begin charging $2 for napkins, A/C, and the mountain views

Traveller fleet updated to better accommodate average-sized W&L male

LEXINGTON — Booster seats, shoulder belts, and five-point buckles were all included in Traveller’s surprise announcement yesterday, all apparently in an attempt to ensure the continued safety of a shorter-than-average male student population. “We jumped at the chance to work alongside both the University and the Panhellenic Council, who were equally enthusiastic about implementing these … Continue reading Traveller fleet updated to better accommodate average-sized W&L male