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Worn steps on which we iinger
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a timziess trust in our Aima Mater,
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Contents

Opening ...4
Vamptis Life ... 18




Organizations ... 228

Sports ... 256

!A.(ivertising ... 286

Closing ... 294



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4 • Opening





hen the sun peeks over the Blue Ridge



Mountains in the morning and stretches the shadows of
Lee Chapel across the Front Lawn, the campus of
Washington and Lee University comes alive.

Faculty and staff begin the day as students hustle to
class, stopping to chat with friends or occasionally

passing a familiar dog
roaming the campus.
Along the Colonnade
and plaza, a certain
congeniality brought on
by our speaking tradi-
tion prevails.




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Though Washington and Lee is located
in the little town of Lexington, the columns
along the Colonnade have welcomed

scholars and visitors for more than 200

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years. Lee Chapel has hosted many

distinguished guests, and all who have come here have experienced

Washington and Lee's own tradition embedded in everyday life.

Academically, the typical class size provides an excellent learning

environment not found at larger universities. Students and professors

develop personal relation-



ships, and it is not uncommon




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far a professor to invite students for dinner

But every student knows college life isn't completely academic, and at
Washington and Lee, the traditions are carried beyond the Hill The




prestigious Honor



System exists not



only in the classroom,



hut in the moral stan-



dard of living. The
traditionally strong



Greek tradition is sup-



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university's Fraternity Renaissance and the increasing




interest in sororities.
Subtle traditions are evident as well such as frisbee

games on the Front Lawn, or trips to Goshen, giving way

in the winter to
snowball fights
in the quad, tak-
ing advantage
of Lexington's
one or two




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yearly snowfalls.
Road trips are a tradition



too. Whether to B.C. or to



Roanoke, road trips allow stu-



dents to escape Lexington's



small-town atmosphere. The



Foxfield Horse Races at





Charlottesville in the fall and spring give W&L

students their best reason for tailgate parties.

Of course, the nightlife in Lexington relies

mostly on one's ingenuity. The Bone Joined



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Spanky^s and the Palms in the enter-



tainment scene, offering live bands on
most weekends. These getaways gave



students an alternative to the usual



fraternity social scene, or sometimes



the perfect place to celebrate a 21st



birthday. Although most students look



forward to the weekend and follow the
''work hard, play hard'' philosophy.




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the library on exam weeks becomes the



nightly center of activity, as students
cram for one last push before breaks.



As the day draws to a close and the



campus gradually returns to sleep, leav-



ing only Security and the Cadaver Society to roam the Hill, the magic



of Washington and Lee does not
fade. For both day and night, our



traditions shine, giving Washington



and Lee University a distinction



all its own.



-Anthony Catalano



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Campus Life



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than books....




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New Rush



The fall social scene started
early with the opening of 1 992's
Men's Rush. Carloads of rush-
ees were taken out to the coun-
try houses to enjoy afternoons
of skeet shoot-
ing, Softball, or
rope swinging,
only to take a
break for some
broiled crabs,
barbecued pig
or fajitas.

At night, all
the fraternities
held band par-
ties open to all

students, giving the rushees an
opportunity to meet the mem-
bers. Thanks to the Fraternity
Renaissance, the majority of the
fraternities were able to use their
newly renovated houses for most
of these events.



On Friday, Septem-
ber 25th, the rushees
met at the fraternity
houses to eat dinner
and formally accept
their bids.



As the rushees went to open
houses, they narrowed their
choices from nine to four, and
as Rush came to an end, the
men received their bids. Ninety-
one percent of
the men who
participated in
Rush accepted
bids.

"Tear Night"
was run a little
differently. On
Friday. Septem-
ber 25th. the
rushees met at
the fraternity
houses to eat dinner and for-
mally accept their bids. Later
that night, the rushees and ev-
eryone else were eager to cel-
ebrate the close of Rush at band
parties.

— Leslie Ratz




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Phi Kappa Psi actives and new
pledges celebrate on Tear Night.

Fiji's entice freshmen to sign-up for
Open Houses.



20 • Campus Life




Pi Kappa Phi actives "wel-
come" their new freshmen
on Tear Night.




"THE SNAG"




Beta Theta Pi


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Chi Psi


3


Kappa Alpha


11


Kappa Sigma


17


Lambda Chi Alpha


5


Phi Delta Theta


18


Phi Gamma Delta


10


Phi Kappa Psi


35


Phi Kappa Sigma


19


Pi Kappa Alpha


16


Pi Kappa Phi


17


Sigma Alpha Epsilon


24


Sigma Chi


20


Sigma Nu


14


Sigma Phi Epsilon


25



Fraternity actives of Sigma Nii greet
freshmen during an Open House.



Campus Life • 2 1



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Traffic, Laura Ashley dresses,
Kentucky Fried Chicken, Port - A -
Pots, alcohol, sunburn
and horses. What do
all these things bring
to mind?

Charlottesville's fall
and spring steeple
chases that draw
thousands of college
students to the Virginia country-
side. The stationary lines of traffic
leading to Foxfield guarantee a day



Many spend all day
with horses galloping
around them, never
glimpsing the races.



of socializing, sunning and wander-
ing through crowds of tailgaters to
find friends. Many
spend all day with
horses galloping
around them, never
glimpsing the races.
Foxfield is yet another
timeless W&L tradi-
tion that focuses on
friends and fun, and one that in-
spires happy horse-race memories
in all of us.

— Nikki Magaziner





These students know the perfect way to enjoy Foxfield,
relaxing in the back of their truck with good friends,
good food and good drink.

Julian Montague was probably the only male at
Foxfield wearing a straw hat instead of a baseball hat.



22 • Campus Life




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On the infield, students would rather
socialize at Foxfield than watch the
horse races.




Some students were prepared for the
rain that fell during fall Foxfield. like
Beth Provanzana and William Hucks.

Sam Rock plays bartender at Kappa
Sig's tailgate.



Campus Life • 23



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oming Home
Down Main St.



The streets of Lexington were
busy October 1-3, 1992. Home-
coming was a combination of
new traditions and old friends
reminiscing about their days at
W&L. In all. about 450 alumni
returned to Lex-
ington for this
grand event.

Widespread
Panic played at
the Pavilion on
Friday night to
kick off the
Homecoming fes-
tivities. Saturday
morning, downtown Lexington
hosted a Homecoming parade,
the first one in over thirty years.
Jugglers, fire trucks and the
new Rockbridge County High
School Marching Band started
the parade, but the highlight
was the floats representing the



Saturday morning,
downtown Lexing-
ton hosted a Home-
coming parade, the
first one in over thirty
years.



W&L fraternities, sororities, and
student organizations.

In addition to Saturday's pa-
rade, the annual pre-game tail-
gates gave people an opportu-
nity to socialize and catch up
before heading to
Wilson field. The
Generals fell to
Randolph Ma-
con, but W&L
students showed
their spirit when
Patricia
Perdigon, a W&L
senior, was
crowned Homecoming Queen at
halftime.

The 1992 Homecoming week-
end brought back memories to
many of the returning alumni
and created new memories for
the current W&L students.

— Jodie McKee



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Kith and kin gathered in Lex
ington over the weekend of Oc

tober 23 - 25 for

Washington and
Lee's annual Par-
ents' Weekend.

Students and
their families
spent the weekend
meeting with pro-
fessors, mingling
at tailgates and
cocktail parties,
and cheering at
the football, soccer and rugby
games. Following President



Wilson's annual address in Lee

Chapel, parents and students

were invited to a

luncheon on the

lawn.

Students also
made sure that
their parents
had plenty of
time to take
them to Harris
Teeter and Wal-
Mart to stock up
on "necessities"
or out to eat at an area restau-
rant for "real food."

— Gamble Parks



Following Presi-
dent Wilson's an-
nual address in
Lee Chapel, par-
ents and students
were invited to a
luncheon on the
lawn.





Davis Vardaman and his mother en-
joy the football game.

Students and parents gather in front
of Lee Chapel awaiting President
Wilson's address.



26 • Campus Life




Faniilk's ij;et toticther to cheer on the
Generals at the Parents' Weekend foot-
ball game.

Hyiin Chung, Evan Allison and family
enjoy a reception during Parents"
Weekend.




imilies enjoy a luncheon on the
iwn after President Wilson's address.



Campus Life • 27



Dana Cornell, Frost Bush, Stephanie
Tomasso, and Liz Hollenian g,ei to
gether to celebrate Halloween night

Ready to brave a storm. Dave DeMilt
wears his fowl weather gear, while
Susan Moseley, dressed as alumnus
Patrick Hinely prepares to take pic-
tures.



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rick or Treat?



Witches, warloc-ks and
masked monsters roamed the
streets of Lexington this Hal-
loween, search-
ing for the per-
fect bash to
crash. And be-
cause the ghoul-
ish day finally fell
on a Saturday,
there was too
much going on to
see it all. Once
students decided what kind of
creature or character to become,
they could party at Fiji's annual
Heaven & Hell blowout, Chi
Psi's costume bash featuring
"Lost in the Supermarket." a
cold but crowded get-together
at Windfall, or atjust about any
other favorite fraternity party-



. . .And because the
ghoulish dayjinally
fell on a ScUurday.
there was too niuch
going on to see it all.



place. Lambda Chi hosted their
annual Haunted House for Lex-
ington kids, iind local trick-or-
treaters were
invited to go
door-to-door in
Gaines. Those
that chose to
travel the

streets in

search of good-
ies knew that
they were safe
under the watchful eyes of
Theta's Witch-watchers. The
traces of costumes and pump-
kins that littered the party rooms
on Sunday morning were evi-
dence enough that Halloween
at W&L was "frightfully" suc-
cessful.

— Nikki Magaziner




Holly Simmons. Karen StuLzman, and
Christine Grandinetti prepare for a
goulish night on the town.



Caroline Clarke and Anne Redford
show off their costumes.



Joan Sharp. The Grim Reaper." Katie
Lenker. and Matt Appel get ready to
go trick-or-treating.



Campus Life • 29



M



erry Christmas to All...



The holiday season com-
menced on the fourth of De-
cember as students celebrated
Christmas
Weekend.

The fes-
tivities be-
gan with the
Spin Doc-
tors concert
on Friday
night. SAB

sponsored the event, and stu-
dents flocked to the Pavilion to
listen to the popular band.

Saturday afternoon was spent
making merry in the country



Saturday night Jrater-
nities held their annual
coctail parties, dinners,
or black tie affairs.



with friends and Christmas
shopping at the open houses in
Lexington.

Saturday
night, fraterni-
ties held their
annual cocktail
parties, din-
ners or black -
tie affairs.
Other activities
included gath-
erings at the Palms and
Spanky's and just spending
time with friends during the
magical season.

— Gamble Parks



Babli Sinka and Jon Johnston get
ready to go to a fraternity formal.





Megan McCloskey. John Cox, Amanda
Doss, and Matt Hansen dance the
night away.

Partaking in the festive weekend , Doug
Kaufman dons Santa's hat.



30 • Campus Life





The Spin Doctors
concert at the Pavil-
ion marked the com-
mencement of
"Christmas Week-
end."

Jim Hess and his
date enjoy the party
at the Sigma Phi Ep-
silon House.




...And to All a Good Night!



Campus Life • .31



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usic to Your Ears



W&L students never have to look far for
entertainment. SAB and other organizations do
a great job booking bands and other
activities for campus. Homecom-
ing kicked off the year with Wide-
spread Panic. Then, for Christmas
Weekend, the popular college band.
The Spin Doctors, played. Indeci-
sion made several appearances on
and off campus, as did the
Megaphonics. The biggest band of
the year was no doubt the Dave Matthews Band.
Matthews always attracted a huge crowd when
he visited campus, and a lot of students made



The biggest band
of the year was no
doubt the Dave
Matthews Band.



the weekly Tuesday night exodus t

Charlottesville to Trax to see the band play. 1

was appropriate that Dave play&

at the end-of-the-year bash, th

Senior Party.

Another popular and defi

nitely entertaining event was th

hypnotist that cast his spell ove

students at Lenfest Center. H

had students up on stage per

forming in different roles, such a

body builders and club dancers. With all thes

activities and more, W&L students were neve

bored.

— Leslie Ra




Widespread Panic put on a fabulous show during Home-
coming.

Dave Matthews performed for W&L students all year,
either in Lexington or Charlottesville.




32 • Campus Life



The Spin Doctors play Christinas
Weekend in the Pavilion.




oyd Tinsley plays the fiddle for the
ave Matthews Band.



Capmus Life



"Whooping it up." the Thetas enjoy
Skit Night.

Kappas pose as Greasers and Pink
Ladies on Skit Night.




These Pi Phis are all smiles about
Rush, especially during their skit,
"Under The Sea."



34 • Campus Life




^hi Omegas line up to greet the rush-
es.



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un and Frenzy



With four sororities estab-
lished at W&L, Women's Rush
took off on January 8th. Rush
went exceptionally well with ev-
eryone coming
back from

Christmas break
excited as ever to
began. It all
started with
open house so
that rushees
could get a feel
for the Greek life
of women on
campus. Skit
Night followed with elaborate
decorations and great enthusi-



by rushees
actives alike.




Skit Night followed
open houses with
elaborate decorations
andgreat enthusiasm



asm by rushees and actives
alike.

Just as everyone was getting
into the swing of things, Prefer-
ence Night rolled
around the cor-
ner, and the
rushees had to
make their deci-
sions. Although
the week was full
of fren2:y, every-
one enjoyed
meeting new
people and hav-
ing the opportu-
nity to catch a glance of W&L's
sororities.

— Leslie Ralz



and




Stephanie Cobrin, Faith Truman and
Jen Galardi stop chatting at a rush
party long enough to pose.



hi Omegas sport their ski sweaters
t their Sisterhood party.



Campus Life • 35




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R.P. Bezanson w.J. Godlewski, III
P.H. Simpson c.E. Jensen



Honorary Law Students Class of 1993 Class of 1994

A.L. Adamson A.M. James H.C. Aussiker

J.L. Barrows J.M. Prather, Jr. a,L, Carringtoi

J.F. Wolfe M.S. Oertling K.L. Bass A.O. Salisbury e.E. Dean

G.F. Will s. SenGupta J.J. Brooks S.L. Sauers M.E. Jackson

M.L. Venters M.A. Burgin D.R. Schiminger

P.S. Zhulkie A.M. Cardamone J.R. Scott

E.A. Currall A.M. Shaw

C.F. Dudley J.D. Zambone
S.L. Howe



36 • Campus Life



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Omicron Delta Kappa initi-
ted 27 students and four hon-
rary initiates at the annual
)DK/Founder's Day Convoca-
ion.

ODK is a national honorary
"aternity that was founded at
Washington and Lee in 1914 to
ecognize leadership in five ar-
as of campus life: scholarship;
thletics; campus/community
ervice, social/religious activi-
ies, and campus government;
jumalism and the mass com-
lunications; and the creative



and performing arts.

The Convocations keynote



ODK is a na-
tional honorary
fraternity that
was founded at
W&Lin 1914.



speaker was the nationally syn-
dicated columnist. George Will.



Mr. Will was unable to ad-
dress this year's senior convo-
cation and was therefore re-
scheduled to speak on Founder's
Day.

Mr. Will was also made an
honorary initiate of Washing-
ton and Lee's chapter of ODK.
— Jay Dardcii



George Will addresses the new ini-
tiates of the Alpha Chapter of ODK at
the Founder's Day Convocation in Lee
Chapel.




Campus Life • 3/



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The fourth annual Students
Against Multiple Sclerosis
(SAMS) Lip- Sync was yet an-
other success.
Twenty five stu-
dent acts partici-
pated in the show
held in the Pavil-
ion. The emcees,
Graham Taylor
and John

Leggette. kept the
crowd laughing
between acts.
Thanks to the support of the
student body and local busi-
nesses. $4,200 was raised. The
Rockbridge Area Relief Associa-
tion (RARA) received 60 percent



The Minority
Students Asso-
ciation performs
their song au-
thentically
enough to gar-
ner first place.



tp-Sync



Hilary Rhodes impersonates a lone-
some cowboy in Theta's act.



of the proceeds, which was
used to renovate and stock a
new food pantry. The remain-
ing 40 percent
was donated
to SAMS. The
first -place
prize went to
the Minority
Students As-
sociation for
their enter-
taining rendi-
tion of "Baby
Got Back." Kappa Alpha Theta's
pledges, who performed to a
melody of songs, won second -
place.

— Ashley Myler



Thanks to the sup-
port of the student
body and local busi-
nesses, $4,200 was
raised.



Campus Life




These Sig Eps
could have danced
the night away to
"Dance Fever."



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uperdance



Superdance was held on
Saturday, February 6. Dancers
and committee
members each
collected a mini-
mum of $100 to
raise a total of
$27,159 for the
Muscular Dys-
trophy Associa-
tion. The Lex-
ington commu-
nity pitched in as
well, with prize donations from
such places as II Palazzo,
Bestseller bookstore. Ladies
Habit and many others. Food



Dancers and com-
mittee members
each collected a
minimum of$ 1 00 to
raise a total of
$27,159forMDA



for the dancers was supplied
by other area businesses such
as the Palms
and McDonalds.
The day started
at noon with the
Battle of the
Bands and con-
tinued until 2
am with the
Allgood Music
Company and
the Dave

Matthews Band.

— Rebecca Parkins





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dancers.



Campus Life • 39



The Fabulous Thunderbirds play at the Paxalion Thursday
night to officially kick off Fancy Dress Weekend.

A group of students awaits entry to the transformed gym
for the Ball on Friday night.




Students dance the night away to the sound of NRBQ in the
small .gym.

Benjy Plummer and Leslie Copeland are shadowed by
Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire.




40 • Campus Life



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On the night of March 5, W&L students and
faculty came together "Celebrating the Silver
Screen." The 86th Fancy Dress officially started
on Thursday night in the Pavilion
with the Fabulous Thunderbirds.

But, the big event was the
Ball on Friday night. Before the
festivities began, many students
indulged themselves in delicious
dinners, followed by cocktail par-
ties at the fraternity houses. Fi-
nally, the elegantly - dressed stu-
dents, faculty and alumni made
their way up to the Ball.

SAB transformed the gyms to depict the era
af the silver screen. As students approached the
Warner Center, their first view was of an en-
trance to an old-fashioned movie theater.



Guests danced to Bo Thorpe's swing band
in the big gym. The walls were lavishly deco-
rated with sets from famous movies: the Emer-
ald City from The Wizard of Oz.
Rick's Cafe from Casablanca, the
burning of Atlanta from Gone
with the Wind, and a set from
True Grit. Guests also danced to
the music of NRBQ in the small
gym, which was decorated in the
style of the Ginger Rogers - Fred
Astaire era.

Saturday, fraternities and
other groups held relaxing parties outside, which
allowed students to rest up for the night's band
parties. All in all, the 86th Fancy Dress Ball left
everyone with wonderful memories.

— Susan Komonijlskii



The gyms were
transformed to
depict the era of
the silver screen.





Outside the classroom. Robert Wilson. Professor
John Lynch and Mary Goetz can still have fun.



>usan Komonytsky and Andrew Pearson socialize at PiKAs
ocktail party before the Ball.



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date, Laura
Anderson, off
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After the Ball, students gather on the Seniors have a great time at the Ball,
Footbridge to watch the fireworks. taking a break in front of Rick's Cafe.




Campus Life • 4.3



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pening Night



Dana Lawrence and Madeline White
play two rats, representing just some
of the creatures in Becca"s closet.



The Lenfest Center for the
Performing Arts had a very suc-
cessful season. In addition to
student performances and re-
citals, the University hosted
numerous guest performers who
attracted not only the W&L com-
munity, but the
Lexington com-
munity as well.
The seasoned
opened with The
Imaginary In-
Daiid by Moliere.
The Heidi

Chronicles, star-
ring Erin Walsh as Heidi , traced
the life of a woman growing up
from 1965 to 1990. In Febru-
ary, Miss Jufie took to the stage,
which was written in 1888, and
is still being performed.

Besides performing, theater
students had the opportunity
to shine when they wrote or



Students also had the
opportunity to shine
when they wrote or di-
rected their plays.



directed their plays. Say I Love
You. But Whisper , written and
directed by Richard Cassone
filled the house, and the one
acts, including Dreams of Glory.
directed by Heather Aussiker,
Hidden in This Picture, directed
by Rosanne
Cornbrooks,
and Talk to Me
Like the Rain,
and Let Me Lis-
ten, directed by
Erin Walsh, also
brought the
crowd coming
back for more.

The season closed with Becca,
an amusing children's play, con-


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