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Tarot Card Readings

Updated: October 29, 2020 | Tagged: ,

Want to ask the universe a question or simply want to know what the cards have to say? Stop by the Hub for an in-person reading!

Clara Sherwood poses in front of a world map.

COVID-19 Pandemic, Social Tension Inspires W&J Student to Make A Difference

Updated: October 29, 2020 | Tagged: , , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (Oct. 29, 2020)— When the global pandemic hit, and with immigration and the struggles those seeking asylum experience weighing heavy on her mind, Clara Sherwood ’22 found herself feeling restless with the tension. The globally minded Washington & Jefferson College junior wanted to find a way that she could contribute to easing those…

Poster for Refugee Voices event on Nov. 15 on Zoom at 7:30 p.m.

W&J Student Partners with W&J Diversity & Leadership Initiatives to Highlight Immigrant Stories with Refugee Voices Lecture Series

Updated: October 29, 2020 | Tagged: , , , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (Oct. 29, 2020)-Everyone has a story. Clara Sherwood ’22 wants to make sure those stories are heard. The W&J junior-who is majoring in International Studies, Spanish and Music and Conflict Resolution (a thematic major she designed)-has been instrumental in organizing a new lecture series through Washington & Jefferson College’s (W&J) Office of Diversity…

JayTerm & Spring 2021 Semester Announcement

Updated: October 20, 2020 | Tagged: , ,

JayTerm and Spring 2021 semester plans.

NaTakallam: Refugee Voices

Updated: October 15, 2020 | Tagged: ,

The ‘Refugee Voices Series’ offers students the unique opportunity to engage with refugees from all across the world. During these conversations, students will learn more about personal refugee stories and increase their own global and intercultural awareness.

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Late Night Breakfast

Updated: October 11, 2020 | Tagged: ,

Take part in a campus tradition and grab some breakfast this Saturday evening!

W&J BSU President Tamia Mickens '21 speaks surrounded by signs promoting racial justice at the BSU's Celebration of Black Life, held in the amphitheater on W&J's campus.

BSU hosts Celebration of Black Lives in honor of lives lost to racial injustice

Updated: September 28, 2020 | Tagged: , , , , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (Sept. 28, 2020)—Students at Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) showcased their passion for social justice, organizing a tribute to black lives in response to national events. Led by club President Tamia Mickens ‘21 and Vice President Jasmine Dey ‘23, the W&J Black Student Union (BSU) organized a vigil on Sunday, Sept. 27 dubbed…

Feel Good Friday

Updated: September 4, 2020 | Tagged: ,

Resident Students: Celebrate the end of quarantine with President Knapp and Kelly Knapp at the first Feel Good Friday event of the fall! Stop by the NEW location behind Rossin Terrace from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

LINK Mentors pose for a group photo on W&J's campus.

LINK Mentors Help First Year Communities Thrive 

Updated: May 18, 2020 | Tagged: , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (May 18, 2020) – For most first year students, the second semester of college is their opportunity to become more independent in the college experience. But that experience was uprooted this year when Washington & Jefferson College, like other colleges and universities across the nation, moved to online instruction in March to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus.  That didn’t stop W&J’s LINK…

A student signs up for a club as student organizations and clubs hosted tables at the Involvement Expo August 29, 2019 at Washington & Jefferson College.

Thriving Together: W&J Student Organizations Maintain Community Ties with Virtual Resources

Updated: April 28, 2020 | Tagged: , , ,

WASHINGTON, PA (April 28, 2020)-It’s easy to feel disconnected from our communities and routines during quarantine and social distancing. At Washington & Jefferson College (W&J), though, connection is always on the minds of our faculty, staff, and students, and this community goes the extra mile to take care of each other. Many of W&J’s student…