Jul. 28, 2014

Archive for Opinions

Rule of thumb

Rule of thumb

Posted On: April 24, 2014

As the year ends, we say farewell to our senior friends and wish them luck on the next [...]

The stigmas that surround drug culture — but not alcohol use

The stigmas that surround drug culture — but not alcohol use

Posted On: April 24, 2014

The emphasis of judgment is misplaced. Alcohol and drugs are both illegal. Both can have dangerous physical consequences. [...]

What you can’t learn in a classroom

What you can’t learn in a classroom

Posted On: April 24, 2014

While the classes I’ve taken have been incredibly valuable — I’ve discovered some of my favorite authors, I’ve [...]

Outside your comfort zone

Outside your comfort zone

Posted On: April 21, 2014

In the battle we must wage against fear, there is no more powerful ammunition than experience. [...]

In the OA selection process, Greek is a name, not a person

In the OA selection process, Greek is a name, not a person

Posted On: April 21, 2014

If the Greek community at the College in no way makes up for an equally large portion of [...]

Greek OAs

Greek OAs

Posted On: April 21, 2014

In one way at least, OAs lack this diversity: Approximately 77 percent of the OAs selected for Fall [...]

Split degrees

Split degrees

Posted On: April 17, 2014

The College should create an atmosphere of trust, both here and at St Andrews, for students to share [...]

During a time of war, we should focus on our troops, not the politics

During a time of war, we should focus on our troops, not the politics

Posted On: April 17, 2014

Something happened after that honeymoon period. War became political and the troops a forgotten, dehumanized headline. Focus turned [...]

Leaving the St Andrews Program

Leaving the St Andrews Program

Posted On: April 17, 2014

In my eagerness to dive deeply into a subject area, I was only going to be able to [...]

Drug education

Drug education

Posted On: April 14, 2014

Days before spring break, a student at the College of William and Mary had a negative reaction to [...]