Archive for Opinions

Extraordinary Cupcakes owner reflects on the saddest day of her year

Extraordinary Cupcakes owner reflects on the saddest day of her year

Posted On: May 14, 2015

Today I pass by and see you celebrating, excited to embark on a new journey. Your car packed [...]

A window into sustainable outreach opportunities

A window into sustainable outreach opportunities

Posted On: May 14, 2015

This experience has been exceptional in many ways. I’ve learned more than I ever thought possible about teaching [...]

The Virginia Institute of Marine Science: an opportunity to explore and engage in research

The Virginia Institute of Marine Science: an opportunity to explore and engage in research

Posted On: May 14, 2015

In my experience, I’ve found most William and Mary students either don’t know what the Virginia Institute of [...]

A semester restrospective

A semester restrospective

Posted On: April 30, 2015

After a semester chock-full of important and often controversial events, it’s important to reflect in order to continue [...]

Finding meaning, surprisingly, in education

Finding meaning, surprisingly, in education

Posted On: April 30, 2015

I decided to become a Teach for America corps member because I believe deeply in the promise of [...]

To professors and students: accept our limits

To professors and students: accept our limits

Posted On: April 30, 2015

As we begin to define ourselves, our values and work ethics, we need our professors, mentors and advisers [...]

A precedent for equality

A precedent for equality

Posted On: April 27, 2015

While same-sex marriage rights have advanced in recent years, LGBTQ persons still face many forms of discrimination. According [...]

One accepting Tribe, one supportive family

One accepting Tribe, one supportive family

Posted On: April 27, 2015

Our vision is that this mandatory program would give underclassmen the chance to exchange their perspectives and experiences [...]

A letter regarding the treatment of veterans

A letter regarding the treatment of veterans

Posted On: April 27, 2015

Some who know my story have called me a “war hero,” but today, I am the “perfect storm” [...]

Micromanaging discourse

Micromanaging discourse

Posted On: April 23, 2015

The administration’s attempt to meticulously audit its image fits with a default strategy of “press releases, damage control, [...]