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Sophomore Male.mp3
A student of Washington and Lee's Class of 2020 discusses their experience as a black student at W&L. This interview took place on May 17th, 2018 in Elrod Commons. We asked questions concerning the honor system, the Executive Committee, academics,…

Swimming and Diving, 1987 CALYX.tif
This photo shows Karen Dash, the first black female student-athlete in W&L swim team history

Perry, Tony, 1976 Football Brochure, RG 18.tif
This is a page out of a brochure handed out during home football games. It includes a quote from Perry's coach about his strong prowess on the field.

20000320 RTP Article.pdf
The highlighted articles detail Washington and Lee's campus climate after the 2000 Mock Convention. The Idaho Delegation voted to create t-shirts with the phrase "I-Da-Ho" across the chest, and below it, a provocative and grotesque drawing of a black…

Information about Africana Studies at Washington and Lee.

African American studies was approved by the administration to be taught in the fall of 2005.

The Honor System at Washington and Lee is one pillar of this institution that draws potential students in. Since 1901, the Honor System has driven the way of life on campus, deterring W&L community members from lying, cheating, stealing, or in…

Professor Theodore DeLaney discusses the controversial past of Washington and Lee.

The Calyx documents the 1988 Fancy Dress with photographs and a brief excerpt of the boycott by MSA due to its controversial theme.
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