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Latke-Hamantaschen Debate

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Latke-Hamantaschen Debate

Sponsored by John Zamoiski
On March 8th, dozens of students and community members packed themselves into Hillel’s multipurpose room to hear four of Washington and Lee’s esteemed faculty debate the merits of the Latke and the Hamantash in a very academic yet humorous battle of wits. The debate was moderated by […]

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Celebrating Purim in Roanoke

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Celebrating Purim in Roanoke
The night before our annual Latke-Hamantaschen Debate, a few students and Brett traveled together down to Beth Israel Synagogue in Roanoke. It was the night of Purim, and the entire congregation dressed up, including the Rabbi, who was Captain America. The W&L students organized a group costume as […]

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Congressman Goodlatte Visits Hillel

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Washington and Lee University’s Hillel had the pleasure of hosting Congressman Bob Goodlatte and hearing his perspective on relations between Israel and the Middle East. In a very open discussion on what is occurring in these regions, as well as his personal opinions of what he expects their futures to […]

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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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