Save Lee Chapel!

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One of the true treasures of Washington and Lee’s campus is under threat from the administration and it’s time to fight back. In Lee Chapel (which it now calls University Chapel), all plaques and portraits have come down. A giant dividing wall is going up. The chapel is already stark and bare without its memorials to heroic students and historic portraits. Soon, it will be unrecognizable.
The chapel is now being stripped of more than its name. The W&L administration is stripping it of its history, its visible connection to our two namesakes, its very character. In building a wall to cover up the recumbent statue of Robert E. Lee with little warning and using Orwellian (and demonstrably false) language about historic preservation, the administration is building a wall between W&L’s past and its future…

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