Aug. 28, 2014

Archive for Columns

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Supporting the commitment behind the College’s productions

Supporting the commitment behind the College’s productions

Posted On: April 14, 2014

The enthusiasm that pulsates throughout the College of William and Mary community amazes me and was one of [...]

Fostering a campus of sincerity

Fostering a campus of sincerity

Posted On: April 14, 2014

But more than any tangible thing the College provides us, I want to more deeply cherish something less [...]