Archive for Samantha Farkas

Adjunct professors deserve increased salaries and decreased skepticism

Adjunct professors deserve increased salaries and decreased skepticism

Posted On: February 03, 2014

Maybe it’s because the College of William and Mary places so much emphasis on building an academic community [...]

Realistic GERs the College should adopt

Realistic GERs the College should adopt

Posted On: November 18, 2013

I’m about to finish my final GER. It’s GER 3: Social Sciences, which, for me, constituted a couple [...]

Yes, young writers have something to say

Yes, young writers have something to say

Posted On: November 04, 2013

Why do I have to starve before I can be an artist? Sometimes, it seems as though [...]

We’re a generation that learns, travels and works part-time. We’re far from lazy.

We’re a generation that learns, travels and works part-time. We’re far from lazy.

Posted On: October 23, 2013

Louis Betty, a professor of French at the University of Wisconsin at Whitewater, recently wrote an article published [...]

Unpaid internships are (usually) valuable

Unpaid internships are (usually) valuable

Posted On: October 07, 2013

The New York Times recently ran an article about the value — or lack thereof — of unpaid [...]

When evaluating your commitments, be sure to keep your goals in mind

When evaluating your commitments, be sure to keep your goals in mind

Posted On: September 23, 2013

I’ve always had the bad habit of biting off more than I can chew, but it’s become especially [...]

Between politically correct and the truth

Between politically correct and the truth

Posted On: September 09, 2013

Last week The Huffington Post published an article regarding the University of California at Los Angeles’ ban on [...]

While at home and abroad, it’s the gaps in the plan that stay with you

While at home and abroad, it’s the gaps in the plan that stay with you

Posted On: April 25, 2013

Strange, isn’t it? We plan and we plan, but the planned adventures aren’t really adventures, are they? They’re [...]

Letting go of “Titanic,” fifteen years later

Letting go of “Titanic,” fifteen years later

Posted On: October 22, 2012

When Rose DeWitt Bukater (Kate Winslet) famously said, “I’ll never let go,” the audience said it right along [...]

Beyond the walls of the College: Keeping in touch with the outside world

Beyond the walls of the College: Keeping in touch with the outside world

Posted On: August 23, 2012

Colleges in general usually support a contained community that is somewhat withdrawn from reality, but the College of [...]