Archive for Matt Camarda

The unspoken words of Thomas Jefferson

The unspoken words of Thomas Jefferson

Posted On: September 08, 2015

Let’s do right by Colonial Williamsburg, the College and Jefferson himself and replace the quote with something Jefferson [...]

The importance of not forcing freshman hall friendships

The importance of not forcing freshman hall friendships

Posted On: August 21, 2015

If you are at all like I was during your first week of college, you probably feel anxious [...]

Confronting Jefferson in the Library of Congress

Confronting Jefferson in the Library of Congress

Posted On: June 20, 2015

The scene is an Enlightenment paradise. You may be in a library, but you’re really in a church [...]

‘Furious 7’ is big, dumb and sincere

‘Furious 7’ is big, dumb and sincere

Posted On: April 09, 2015

I would love to be a fly on the wall during a Fast and Furious brainstorming session. It [...]

Seeking a secular community

Seeking a secular community

Posted On: February 09, 2015

This campus, and really that of every college, needs active and inclusive secular organizations — ones that encourage [...]

A troubling and necessary look at one man’s war

A troubling and necessary look at one man’s war

Posted On: February 05, 2015

The bulk of “American Sniper” depicts the dehumanizing effects of war and Kyle’s struggle to reconnect emotionally with [...]

Road to Richmond allows students to lobby for College interests

Road to Richmond allows students to lobby for College interests

Posted On: January 30, 2015

Students visited Richmond Jan. 27 to lobby on behalf of the College of William and Mary as part [...]

Nolan’s ‘Interstellar’ full of ‘wonder, regret and hope’

Nolan’s ‘Interstellar’ full of ‘wonder, regret and hope’

Posted On: November 17, 2014

"The film's visual effects are extraordinarily beautiful and harsh, as dust storms ravage Earth and the astronauts travel [...]

‘John Wick’: An action-packed enigma

‘John Wick’: An action-packed enigma

Posted On: November 06, 2014

Keanu Reeves is an enigma, in that I don't think anyone — directors or viewers, myself included — [...]

Creating campus connections

Creating campus connections

Posted On: August 28, 2014

Rarely happy on our own, we are inherently social beings. We are at our best when we are [...]