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Lip Service to Political Diversity, But Nothing More

Lip Service to Political Diversity, But Nothing More

Posted On: September 26, 2016

Over the past two years at the College of William and Mary, I’ve found that we only give [...]

Letter to the Editor: A vicious mindset

Letter to the Editor: A vicious mindset

Posted On: September 12, 2016

In the September 6th edition of The Flat Hat, a letter to the editor was published denouncing the Democratic nominee for Vice President [...]

The emotional need for dogs in dorm rooms

The emotional need for dogs in dorm rooms

Posted On: September 05, 2016

With a new semester underway, students like myself may feel overwhelmed by a new year’s commitments and what [...]

Abandoning Adventure: The loss of a beloved class option

Abandoning Adventure: The loss of a beloved class option

Posted On: April 25, 2016

Do you love zip lines, low and high ropes courses, and being outdoors? Then Adventure Games would be a [...]

Anti-Choice, Pro-Abortion: Our Rhetoric Defines Us

Anti-Choice, Pro-Abortion: Our Rhetoric Defines Us

Posted On: April 15, 2016

Recent letters to the editor have made it clear that The Flat Hat has not done its part [...]

The importance of teaching online privacy at the college

The importance of teaching online privacy at the college

Posted On: April 04, 2016

Almost everyone has experienced it — the unsettling advertisement, that thing that you Googled to buy for your [...]

A solar-paneled step toward sustainability

A solar-paneled step toward sustainability

Posted On: March 28, 2016

College students have a reputation for being both vocal and impassioned about social issues, yet one of the [...]

A very fond farewell to The Flat Hat

A very fond farewell to The Flat Hat

Posted On: March 21, 2016

The Flat Hat is one heck of a drug. She is a cruel mistress, like the sea. It’s [...]

Facebook’s attack on nuanced language

Facebook’s attack on nuanced language

Posted On: March 14, 2016

Language is important. Especially in places like William and Mary, institutions of higher learning that find life in [...]

A dangerous reluctance to close school

A dangerous reluctance to close school

Posted On: February 29, 2016

It’s fairly easy to dismiss students’ complaints about the College of William and Mary’s characteristic reluctance to close in [...]