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A Tip of the Dink

April 1, 2021
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Never walk past an upperclassman without tipping your dink. That was the rule of the Freshman Court, or Lex Ultimo, at W&J in the early and mid-20th century. Failure to […]

W&J Names To Know: Jonathan Letterman, M.D.

April 1, 2021
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Dr. Letterman was a famous American surgeon who, during theCivil War, developed new strategies for medical management on the battlefield as medical director of the Army of the Potomac. His […]

Saving Ben Franklin’s Books

April 1, 2021
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Benjamin Franklin would be grateful. When this renowned colonial entrepreneur, journalist, statesman and American Founding Father donated 50 pounds sterling to the fledgling Washington Academy in 1789 to buy books […]