Category Archives: Commentary

W&L's Rush Discusses the Supreme Court Nomination on WRVA

Mark Rush

Mark Rush, Stanley D. and Nikki Waxberg Professor of Politics and Law and director of international education at Washington and Lee, discussed President Obama's Supreme Court nominee on The Jimmy Barrett Morning Show on Thursday, March 17, at 7:05 a.m.

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W&L Law Prof. David Eggert Comments on Obama SCOTUS Pick

Prof. David Eggert

Prof. Eggert comments on his former colleague at Arnold & Porter, "a consensus builder with a brilliant legal mind" who would be an "intellectual leader on the Court."

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W&L's Williams Examines Gravitational Waves Discovery in Roanoke Times

H. Thomas Williams, Morris Professor of Physics Emeritus, Washington and Lee University

The following oped by H. Thomas Williams, Edwin A. Morris Professor of Physics Emeritus at Washington and Lee, was published in the Sunday, March 13, 2016, edition of the Roanoke Times and is reprinted here by permission. A Perfect Pass by H. Thomas Williams Whenever I see an NFL quarterback throw a pass to a receiver running […]

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W&L's Colón Quoted in Washington Post on Cruz Allegations of a Media Conspiracy

Aly Colón

Aly Colón, the Knight Professor in Journalism Ethics at Washington and Lee, was quoted in a March 7 Washington Post article about Ted Cruz's assertion that media outlets have delayed publishing damaging exposés on Donald Trump to influence the outcome of the Republican nomination.

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W&L's Rush Discusses Primary Results on WRVA

Mark Rush

Mark Rush, Stanley D. and Nikki Waxberg Professor of Politics and Law and director of international education at Washington and Lee, will discuss Tuesday's Virginia presidential primary results on The Jimmy Barrett Morning Show on Wednesday, March 3, at 6:35 a.m.

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W&L's Strong on the Trump Phenomena in the Roanoke Times

The following opinion piece by Robert Strong, William Lyne Wilson Professor of Politics at Washington and Lee, appeared in the Feb. 17, 2016, edition of the Roanoke Times and is reprinted here by permission. The Trumpery before Trump by Robert A. Strong Though the Trump phenomena in this year’s presidential election is unlike anything we have […]

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W&L's Mock Convention Featured on WMRA

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Mock Convention leaders Andrew McCaffery '16, Randy Karlson '16, John Crum '17 and Kevin Ortiz '16 sat down with WMRA's Jessie Knadler to discuss the convention's history, the research process, and the challenges facing this year's students in making their nomination.

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Casey, Richardson: "A Path Forward for Coal Country"

Washington and Lee economics professor Jim Casey

Jim Casey, associate professor of economics at Washington and Lee University, co-authored a Feb. 5 opinion piece, "A path forward for Coal Country," with Jeremy Richardson, senior energy analyst at the Union of Concerned Scientists, in the Bristol Herald-Courier.

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Strong: A Trump Triumph Runs Against All Odds

Robert Strong, interim provost and William Lyne Wilson Professor of Politics at Washington and Lee University

For most of the 2016 presidential election cycle, the conventional wisdom about the Republican Party Convention has been that Donald Trump could never win the party’s nomination. He was too brash, too crude, too rude, too divisive, too inexperienced, too liberal, too strangely coiffed to win a major party nomination for the presidency.

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W&L's Colón Offers Tips for Media Covering Donald Trump in The Conversation

Aly Colón

The following opinion piece by Aly Colón, Knight Chair of Media Ethics at Washington and Lee, appeared in The Conversation, an independent source of news and views from the academic and research community, on Jan. 27, 2016, and is reprinted here by permission.

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