Category Archives: Student Activities

Don’t miss presentations by adventure athlete Andrew Skurka!

We are really excited to have Andrew Skurka, an accomplished and well-known backpacker, coming to W&L to share his experiences with us on March 28 and 29. Find details below and mark your calendars!
CIRCLING ALASKA & YUKON
A slideshow presentation on Andrew’s 4,700-mile, 6-month journey by foot, skis and packraft through [...]

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Playing for Time: Music in the Holocaust

Hillel House

                On Tuesday, February 28, Dr. Barry Kolman, clarinetist and conductor of the University Wind Ensemble and University-Shenandoah Symphonic Orchestra, gave a lecture on the music of the Holocaust. He began the lecture with a performance of a piece written by Olivier Messiaen during the Holocaust for clarinet, cello, viola, [...]

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Are you reading this announcement?

The first five people to drop by Career Services and mention this posting will receive a copy of “The Job Coach for Young Professionals: The Workbook for Landing the Right Job.”  This interactive book, valued at $19.95, will walk you through the job search process and help you master skills you can [...]

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Washingtones Flash Mob in Cafe ’77!

Check out these videos from the Washingtones’ surprise Valentine’s Day serenade in Elrod Commons:
 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Tut7yvWad4&list=UUTyTGXSV60dDbAg3fD4DTaw&index=1&feature=plcp
 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LEtobCEKUck&list=UUTyTGXSV60dDbAg3fD4DTaw&index=3&feature=plcp
 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6-VZHA9uhBQ&list=UUTyTGXSV60dDbAg3fD4DTaw&index=2&feature=plcp
 
You never know what will happen in Cafe ’77 when love is in the air.

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This Friday: Midnight Mayhem!

Get your tickets for Midnight Mayhem, this Friday at the W&L Pavilion! Dance until midnight – tickets are on sale in Elrod Commons all week. See you there! Sponsored by the General’s Activities Board.

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Active Minds 5K Walk

In celebration of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, Active Minds is sponsoring a walk-a-thon at 2pm on Saturday, March 3rd, that starts from Canaan Green. This site neda.nationaleatingdisorders.org/lexingtonwalk lets you join a team, sign up as an individual, create your own team, or simply make a tax-deductible donation towards the cause! We will have two [...]

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Getting to know Tate Young

Myrtle Beach, Class of 2013
Mountain Biking Key Staff

Q.  What was you first-ever outing club experience?  Was it particularly memorable?

A.  App Adventure. One of the best experiences I’ve had in college.
Q.  What is your favorite thing about the outing club?
A.  The people in the outing club are amazing.  So many of [...]

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Commons Movie: Moneyball

Come see Brad Pitt’s Oscar-nominated film Moneyball this week in Stackhouse Theater.
Showtimes are:

Wed @ 7pm
Thurs-Sat @ 9pm
Sun @ 2pm

Free admission and free popcorn!
See you at the movies!
 

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Birthright Israel Travelogue Pt. 4: Southern Israel

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Wow! What an amazing couple of days Thursday and Friday were. Let me explain…
Thursday was our departure day from the north, but we were mising one thing. The IDF partners with Birthright to allow soldiers to join the trip. We picked up 8 soldiers and they are a blast! They [...]

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Birthright Israel Travelogue Pt. 3: Jerusalem

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Saturday was Shabbat. That means rest was in order. There was a bar mitzvah celebration for some people who never had the opportunity to have one. Then, a havdalah service followed that on the roof top. We had a little down time before heading to Ben Yehuda St. for New [...]

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