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Orientation

We had our last required event of Orientation week last night. Representatives from the Lexington Police Department and the Rockbridge County Sheriff’s Office talked with our first-year students and offered tips on how to stay safe in our community. Throughout the year members of the LPD will be joining us [...]

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Reflections of a First-Year Student at Midterms!

My name is Robert DeLuca and I am from Winston-Salem, North Carolina. I am a first-year at Washington and Lee and so far, I couldn’t love it more. All of the students and faculty are incredibly nice and welcoming, which has helped to ease the transition to college life.
In terms [...]

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Town Gown Relationships

I recently held the first of a regular series of meetings with senior officers from the Lexington Police Department and the Rockbridge County
Sheriff’s Office to discuss issues of mutual interest. In particular, I wanted to talk about how we can work together to keep our students safe.  As a result of this [...]

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Shmoozing with Bagels — Hillel Bagel Brunch

On Monday, Hillel hosted its first Bagel Brunch of the year. New and returning students were able to meet the new director, Brett Schwartz, as well as Hillel officers, professors, and members of the community over bagels and coffee. The event was well attended and we are all so excited for our first Shabbat [...]

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Campus Rec and Outing Club Facebook and Twitter

Want to maximize your involvement while at college?
Connect with other students outside the classroom.
Facebook.com/w&loutingclub
Twitter.com/wlucampusrec
 
The first Outing Club meeting is Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 7pm in Elrod Commons.
IM soccer registration is underway.

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App Adventure

James Dick, who coordinated our Appalachian Adventure trips, just called to let me know that all of our students are doing great and will be returning to campus this evening or tomorrow.   We are looking forward to hearing about their adventures tomorrow night at the BBQ on-campus.  I’m sure they will enjoy sleeping [...]

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Chef’s Corner

You may have heard that the USDA has established a new graphic guide to healthy eating called MyPlate.  You will find the new plate graphic posted around the serving area in the Marketplace to help you make wise food choices.
There is nutritional information available on the Marketplace food in binders [...]

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Swipe it Home

You and Your University Card!  Have you gotten yours?
The University Card is your tool for everyday life on campus.  It is your W&L Student ID, your access to residential halls and campus buildings, your meal card, and your debit card for “general debit” purchases at laundry rooms and vending machines.  [...]

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Welcome

Washington and Lee is an incredible place.  I hope this blog and our redesigned website will give you a sense of all the resources and opportunities available on campus and in the community.  We welcomed about half of the incoming first-year class on Sunday, and we are looking forward to [...]

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Moving In

As we moved in some of our new first-year students this morning, I thought of last Saturday when I moved my sophomore daughter in to her dorm room at the University of Richmond.  What a different experience from when she was a first-year student.  In the halls there were shrieks and [...]

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