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Wherein Black People Have To Go To School With Confederates

After the Civil War, Robert E. Lee accepted a position as president of what was then called Washington College.


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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Washington Examiner

Students object to Confederate flags on Va. campus

A group of law students at Washington and Lee University is demanding the school banish the Confederate flag from its Lexington campus and repudiate one of its namesakes, Gen.


Related Topix: Lee University, Lexington, VA, Life, Holidays, Martin Luther King Day

WRIC-TV Richmond

2 W&L students rescued after getting lost hiking

An emergency official says two Washington & Lee University students were chilly but uninjured after they became lost while hiking and spent the night in the James River Face Wilderness.


Related Topix: Lee University, Rockbridge County, VA

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Young women to be recognized with achievement awards

Fifteen young women attending Belleville high schools will be honored with Young Women of Achievement Awards during a ceremony Monday night.


Related Topix: Belleville, IL, Lee University, Swansea, IL, O'Fallon, IL, Shiloh, IL

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Washington Post

Community college-university pipeline eases higher-ed route

Almost a graduate of George Mason University , Aida Arias Reyes has faced so many barriers on the way to donning her cap and gown that she practically defines what it means to be a disadvantaged student.


Related Topix: George Mason University, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Virginia, Saint Mary's College of Maryland, Lee University

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Business Journal

Hollis makes tenant rep deals

A native of Memphis, Tenn., Silver Phoenix Award winner Sam Hollis went to college at Washington & Lee University , graduating in 1983 with a bachelor of arts in American history.


Related Topix: Lee University

Sun Mar 30, 2014


Obamacare hits milestone, but detours ahead for U.S. health law

President Barack Obama's embattled U.S. healthcare law, having survived a rollout marred by technology failures, reaches a milestone on Monday with the end of its first enrollment wave, and with the administration likely to come close to its goal of signing up 7 million people in private health insurance.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Lexington, VA

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Virginia Business

Forbes includes Washington & Lee University in a Top 50 ROI Collegesa list

To compile the list, Forbes' staffer Matt Schifrin came up with a formula for measuring the value of a college degree called the Grateful Grads Index.


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Joseph L. Savage Jr.

He served as judge of the General District Court for the City of Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania County from 1976 through 1987.


Related Topix: Fredericksburg, VA, Spotsylvania County, VA, Virginia Military Institute, Spotsylvania, VA, Dunnsville, VA

Thu Mar 27, 2014

The Georgetown Times

Local students shine at Myrtle Beach art contest

Photo by Eileen Keithly/For the Times Lowcountry Prep School teacher Kathy Wynn Patrick joined sophomore Leo Gibson at the exhibit.


Related Topix: Arts, Painting, Lee University, Georgetown County, SC

Wed Mar 26, 2014


Dalton High Student Passes Student Bar Exam

Last fall, Kendall Brown became the first student from Dalton High to attend the State Law Academy.


Related Topix: Gwinnett County, GA, Lee University

Sun Mar 23, 2014


Working Together to Create a Positive Environmental Legacy

Join in celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Environment Virginia Symposium! Sponsored by Virginia Military Institute, this event is held April 8 - 10 2014 in Lexington.


Related Topix: Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, VA

Wed Mar 19, 2014

Psychology Today

Welcome to the World of Job Insecurity

Chances are, if you didn't lose your job during the Great Recession or its aftermath, you know someone who did.


Related Topix: Lee University, Lexington, VA, Psychology, Science