Jul. 30, 2014

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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 [...]

A gap year is expensive, but it provides valuable life experience

A gap year is expensive, but it provides valuable life experience

Posted On: April 10, 2014

This will not be the only time in your life where you can be free from direction. That [...]

Live together, learn together

Live together, learn together

Posted On: April 10, 2014

Our roommates teach us at the same time how to be respectful of others and how to stand [...]