Aug. 23, 2014

Archive for Opinions

Don’t be afraid to embrace uncertainty during your freshman year

Don’t be afraid to embrace uncertainty during your freshman year

Posted On: August 20, 2014

College is a period of change, of growth and of learning. The mistake that students make upon arrival [...]

A fresh start

A fresh start

Posted On: August 20, 2014

Congratulations, class of 2018! The College of William and Mary welcomes you with open arms. You’re likely to [...]

Notes from a camp counselor

Notes from a camp counselor

Posted On: August 20, 2014

At camp, I became more painfully aware that we can often be our own worst critics and enemies. [...]

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 [...]