Archive for Columns

It’s okay to eat alone: an introvert’s perspective

It’s okay to eat alone: an introvert’s perspective

Posted On: October 09, 2017

I’d never tasted something as sweet as freedom on the last morning of freshman orientation. After days of [...]

In favor of the COLL curriculum

In favor of the COLL curriculum

Posted On: October 09, 2017

Ever since my first semester at the College of William and Mary, my schedule has included at least [...]

The need for informal campus communication

The need for informal campus communication

Posted On: October 09, 2017

In March of 2017, the Overheard Facebook group on the campus of the College of William and Mary [...]

Trail closings: an opportunity for adventure in disguise

Trail closings: an opportunity for adventure in disguise

Posted On: October 02, 2017

Something that struck me from my very first visit to the College of William and Mary was the [...]

Dean of Students’ absence policies too stringent

Dean of Students’ absence policies too stringent

Posted On: October 02, 2017

It feels as though walking into class lately has been even more stressful than usual. The chorus of [...]

What kneeling stands for on the football field

What kneeling stands for on the football field

Posted On: September 25, 2017

If you turned on a television Sunday, you saw it. Hundreds of National Football League players locked arms [...]

Living in a Language House: a sense of community

Living in a Language House: a sense of community

Posted On: September 25, 2017

After searching rather languidly for off-campus housing last year, I finally gave up, unsatisfied with apartment offerings. I [...]

Emergency alerts generally not specific

Emergency alerts generally not specific

Posted On: September 25, 2017

In the month of September, students received that fateful combination of a text, phone call and email from [...]

Recurring swipe trouble in academic buildings

Recurring swipe trouble in academic buildings

Posted On: September 25, 2017

We have gotten to the point of the year now when exams and papers are starting to stack [...]

Voting with your community: registering at home

Posted On: September 18, 2017

Last year, I was excited to vote in my first election ever. I know this is a very  [...]