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13 hrs ago | NewsOne

Re: Washington And Lee Black Law Students Protest Racism On Campus | News One

A group of Black law students at Washington and Lee University are demanding that the school's administration publicly denounce its Confederate past and distance the school from Robert E. Lee , one of the institution's founders.

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18 hrs ago | Cleveland Daily Banner

Cry Out America eyes mobilizing intercessors

Awakening, momentum, mobilization and being student-led. These are the areas local organizers are focusing on for the 2014 Cry Out America event.

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Related Topix: Events, Bradley County, TN, Education Etc.

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Free Republic

Students Call on Washington and Lee to Apologize for Lee

Black students at Washington and Lee University have demanded that the board of trustees denounce one of the two namesakes of the Virginia school, Confederate general Robert E. Lee, or face acts of civil disobedience.

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Forward

Israel's Uncomfortable History of Racist Engineering

Late in March, Ebony magazine apologized after one of its senior editors made a racially charged dismissive comment on Twitter.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Breitbart.com

W&L President Asks to Meet with Students Denouncing Robert E. Lee

On April 18th Breitbart News called Washington and Lee University for comment on student demands that the school "acknowledge" Robert E. Lee's "dishonorable side," apologize for "participating in chattel slavery," end "neo-Confederate" marches across campus on Lee-Jackson Day, and recognize "Martin Luther King Jr. Day on the undergraduate campus."

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Free Republic

Students Demand Acknowledgement of Robert E. Lee's...

A group of seven multiracial Washington and Lee University students are demanding the school remove all Confederate flags from campus and "acknowledge" General Robert E. Lee's "dishonorable side."

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Chattanoogan.com

Moffett Develops Behavioral App

Dr. Kimberly Moffett, associate professor of special education at Lee University, has developed BehaveWrite, a behavior data collection system and application.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, TN

Chattanoogan.com

Lee Has Masterworks Concert April 25

The Lee University Choral Union and Symphony Orchestra will present a concert of masterworks on Friday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m. in the Conn Center.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Chattanooga, TN, Opera

Chattanoogan.com

Lee University Students Present At Anthropology Conference

Lee anthropology majors, along with a recent alumna, presented their research at the Southern Anthropological Society conference in Cherokee, N.C. Lee senior Allie Webb presented "Petroglyphs in Paradox Valley, Colorado."

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Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Cherokee, NC

Chattanoogan.com

Lee's Opera Theatre To Perform April 27

Lee University's Opera Theatre will present various scenes from well-known operas on Sunday, April 27, at 3 p.m. in Squires Recital Hall, located in Lee's Humanities Center.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Chattanooga, TN

Free Republic

Wherein Black People Have To Go To School With Confederates

After the Civil War, Robert E. Lee accepted a position as president of what was then called Washington College.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Cleveland Daily Banner

BICC plans - So You Think You've Got Talent' show for April 25

STARFISH DIRECTOR Corinne Freeman looks over the 10 acts chosen for the second annual "So You Think You've Got Talent" show alongside fellow Bradley Initiative for Church and Community co-worker Joe Mullins.

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Freeman, Bradley County, TN

Washington Examiner

Students object to Confederate flags on Va. campus

A group of law students at Washington and Lee University is demanding the school banish the Confederate flag from its Lexington campus and repudiate one of its namesakes, Gen.

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Related Topix: Washington & Lee University, Lexington, VA, Life, Holidays, Martin Luther King Day

WRIC-TV Richmond

2 W&L students rescued after getting lost hiking

An emergency official says two Washington & Lee University students were chilly but uninjured after they became lost while hiking and spent the night in the James River Face Wilderness.

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Related Topix: Washington & Lee University, Rockbridge County, VA

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Young women to be recognized with achievement awards

Fifteen young women attending Belleville high schools will be honored with Young Women of Achievement Awards during a ceremony Monday night.

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Related Topix: Belleville, IL, Washington & Lee University, Swansea, IL, O'Fallon, IL, Shiloh, IL

Cleveland Daily Banner

Lee University Students register to vote in the upcoming elections

Lee University Students register to vote in the upcoming elections. The university launched a campaign this spring encouraging students to exercise their civic responsibility, focusing on the importance of voting locally.

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Cleveland Daily Banner

Ayers: - I - S can keep running'

I've been a runner for a little over 10 years. I never ran a mile until I was in college in Cleveland at Lee University.

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Cleveland Daily Banner

Lee Wind Ensemble to perform concert Tuesday at Conn Center

Lee University's Wind Ensemble will present its final concert of the semester on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in the Conn Center.

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Cleveland Daily Banner

Lee history students offer visit of historic Centenary, Harle and Oak homes

Special to the Banner In what has become a regular part of Cleveland's welcoming of spring, on Saturday, April 26, Lee University's Department of History will present the 8th Annual Tour of Historic Homes on Centenary Avenue, Harle Avenue and Oak Street near downtown Cleveland.

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Related Topix: Cleveland, TN, Home Listing, Home

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Memoirs Of Geisha Novelist Arthur Golden To Speak At Baylor School ON Monday

Baylor graduate Arthur Golden '74, who wrote the widely-acclaimed novel Memoirs of a Geisha , returns to his alma mater as a keynote speaker for the school's Cushman Guest Lecture Series on Monday.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Chattanooga, TN, Knoxville, TN

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