Archive for Thomas Briggs

Hall naming progress

Hall naming progress

Posted On: April 25, 2016

The Board of Visitors recently decided upon several measures to address the racial climate here at the College, all of which [...]

The importance of teaching online privacy at the college

The importance of teaching online privacy at the college

Posted On: April 04, 2016

Almost everyone has experienced it — the unsettling advertisement, that thing that you Googled to buy for your [...]

Facebook’s attack on nuanced language

Facebook’s attack on nuanced language

Posted On: March 14, 2016

Language is important. Especially in places like William and Mary, institutions of higher learning that find life in [...]

Missing memorials

Missing memorials

Posted On: February 02, 2016

Following the Thomas Jefferson sticky notes demonstration, it has recently become popular to say that our school’s reverence [...]

A perfectly imperfect time for students to study in Europe

A perfectly imperfect time for students to study in Europe

Posted On: January 25, 2016

Perhaps the greatest learning opportunities present themselves most candidly in times of unrest. If this is true, then [...]

It’s a hookup culture, not a rape culture

It’s a hookup culture, not a rape culture

Posted On: November 02, 2015

I want to suggest that the rape culture narrative is not only wrong, but completely off the mark. [...]

Warning: may lead to free expression

Warning: may lead to free expression

Posted On: October 06, 2015

In no way am I against the reasonable accommodation of mental illness, nor am I against the punishment [...]