Smith O’Leary ’23 interviewed Bowen Spottswood ’18 to learn more about her dedication to Washington and Lee.
In addition to pursuing a double major at Washington and Lee, Jackson Hotchkiss ’24 is a competitive cycler who just placed fourth in his age group in a national cycling championship.
For many students at Washington and Lee, the Outing Club is about more than an outdoor adventure — it's about finding a place that feels a little bit like home.
W&L has allowed Christopher Watt '21 to meet other members of the community and find a future career where three of his passions converge.
COVID-19 distancing made it difficult for climbers to meet at the Outing Club Barn, but three new climbing walls inside the Pavilion mean students can get together to train once again.
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The fun kicks off early this semester with Outing Club activities starting Jan. 22, and the entire campus is invited to participate.
Volunteers have expanded and improved the system of trails on Washington and Lee University’s back campus, making them easier to navigate and convenient for users with different interests and abilities.
The challenges of student life during the COVID-19 pandemic are pervasive, but students—and the W&L staff supporting them—are rising to the occasion.
At W&L, Mary North Jones has been able to pursue interests in both European history and medicine as she builds a foundation for her career.
As Executive Committee president for the 2020-21 school year, Chase Calhoun '21 hopes to protect the Honor System and make a positive impact in areas of racial inequality and systemic racism.
For Women's History Month, the W&L Outing Club hosted a series of events to highlight and encourage female participation and leadership in outdoor adventure.
'Solar-powered' law student Gabriella Passidomo keeps herself and fellow students moving as key staff for the W&L Outing Club.
The Geology and Archaeology departments collaborated with W&L's Outing Club to create a fun, educational hike just a short drive from Lexington.
At W&L, a combination of incredible courses, extracurricular opportunities and a warm community made for an experience Will Shannon '19 calls "uniquely mine."
Becoming a part of the Outing Club at Washington and Lee completely changed Matt Richards's college experience. "My time with the Outing Club has without a doubt had the biggest impact on my time here," he said.
Washington Break at W&L is about exploration, whether that discovery involves Texas mountaintops, Japanese culture or career opportunities in New York.
Members of the W&L Outing Club spent a recent Saturday cleaning graffiti from rocks at Devil’s Marbleyard.
Paddling excursions hosted by W&L's Outing Club this summer gave employees and families a chance to play while students were away.
Bob Chandler ’92 charts his own course as co-owner of omnichannel retailer Tactics.
W&L Outing Club's latest international trip took 15 cyclists on a bike tour through Italy.
More than any other experience at W&L, the Outing Club has taught Bowen Spottswood '18 about living life joyfully.
Matthew Rickert '18 completed the daunting task of updating the "Outing Club Guidebook."
Washington Break gave students a chance for learning and personal development, as well as all-out fun.
Students gathered at the bouldering wall in the Outing Club Barn to reach new heights in a friendly competition.
What do surf boards, oatmeal cookie dough and "dang it!" all have in common? Watch the latest @wluLex video, with Director of Outdoor Education James Dick, to find out!
For many students at Washington and Lee, the Outing Club is about more than outdoor adventure — it’s about finding a place that feels a little bit like home.
Whether they were doing service work in Birmingham, touring firms in NYC, or climbing an ice-encrusted mountain in New Hampshire, Washington and Lee students made the most of Washington Break.
Matthew Rickert ‘18: avid outdoorsman by day, corporate fraud analyst by night
Meet Lenny Enkhbold '17, a computer scientist with a passion for the outdoors, who isn't afraid to have a good laugh.
Meet Harry Lustig ‘17, a scholar-explorer who’s hiked everywhere from the Blue Ridge to Alaska.
Meet Andy Cuthbert '18, a pre-med neuroscience major with a serious love of the outdoors.
James Dick, director of student activities and outdoor education, led a group of 10 students, alumni and faculty on a hike through the foothills of the Himalayas.
Washington and Lee University will have a screening of the award-winning documentary “Who Owns Water” on March 8 at 7 p.m. in Stackhouse Theater, Elrod Commons.
The new bouldering wall at Washington and Lee University is far from fancy, and it cost far less than the usual models. Nevertheless, that hasn't stopped enthusiastic students, faculty and staff at W&L from using the structure.
Climbing is not a solo sport on the new Alpine Tower, a multi-obstacle ropes course rising 50ft into the air on Washington and Lee University's back campus.