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August is a Great Month

I love August.  The air is a little cooler at night and our students come back to campus.  Every morning this week I’ve been greeted with smiles and “good morning” from members of our football team as they pass me on the footbridge.  The soccer, volleyball and field hockey teams [...]

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Outing Club meeting with Bruce Bytnar

Retired park ranger Bruce Bytnar will speak about park rangering and national parks during the Oct. 26 Outing Club meeting. His book, A Park Ranger’s Life, will be available for purchase.  The meeting will begin at 7 pm in the Outing Club room in Commons 114, and is open to [...]

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Get excited for Friday’s disc golf tournament

Liberty University’s disc golf team will join us for our disc golf tournament, scheduled for Sept. 20.  Meet us at the Pavilion at 5 pm on Friday if you’re interested in playing.  No experience is necessary to come out and have a great time!
Participants are asked to bring two cans [...]

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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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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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