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Headed to Rio

Lynn Symansky '05 and Donner

Lynn Symansky ’05 said she has “essentially been trying out for the Olympics” ever since she began competing during college at the top level of the equestrian sport. 2016 is her year.

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Happy 100th Birthday, Doremus Gym

Doremus Gymnasium from 1916 Calyx.

Doremus Memorial Gymnasium was dedicated 100 years ago today (June 13, 1916) with what the Ring-tum Phi described as a “flow of oratory enthusiastically received by a large gathering of alumni which occupied the main floor of the gymnasium and many spectators who filled the galleries.”

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Washington and Lee Honors Richard L. Duchossois with Washington Award

W&L President Kenneth P. Ruscio (left) presents the Washington Award to Richard L. Duchossois.

Richard L. Duchossois, a member of Washington and Lee University's Class of 1944, received the University's prestigious Washington Award on Feb. 6, at a banquet held during the winter meeting of the W&L Board of Trustees, in Lexington, Virginia.

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Women and Gender Studies Program to Host Series of Events on Title IX

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The Women's and Gender Studies Program will host, "Entitled! A Series of Talks and Events Exploring the Promise and Challenge of Gender Equality in University Life," on Feb. 9-11.

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ODAC Releases 2013-14 Academic All-Conference Team

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The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its 2013-14 All-Academic Team on Wednesday and Washington and Lee once again led the league in number of athletes honored.

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Four W&L Players Named to Division III All-America Teams

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The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released its Division III men's and women's tennis All-America teams recently and Washington and Lee placed two athletes on both the men's and women's lists.

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Tallman Claims National Title in 400m at NCAA Championship

Zander Tallman

Washington and Lee senior Zander Tallman came from behind in the final stretch to win the national title in the 400m on the final day of the NCAA Division III Track and Field National Championship hosted by Ohio Wesleyan on Saturday, May 24.

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W&L Sets New Records for Scholar-Athletes

Many in the University community are well informed as to the athletic exploits of W&L's 472 varsity student-athletes. The accomplishments are many. Thus far in 2013-14, the Generals have already won three conference titles while claiming just better than 60 percent (169-111-6, .601) of their athletic contests.

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Renewed Interest in W&L’s Polo Club

There has been a renewed interest in the W&L Polo Association (Polo Club) this year and the organization received U.S. Polo Association (USPA) recognition for the first time since 2008. W&L played its first matches at the end of March in the Virginia Polo Center against two teams from the University of Virginia. Although W&L […]

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Calling In the Marines

W&L sophomore goalkeeper Wyatt Devine works with U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Thurman Butts on Wilson Field. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Aaron Diamant)

The men's and women's lacrosse teams at Washington and Lee got training from the Marine Corps on Wilson Field.

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