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Registration: college’s Hunger Games

Registration: college’s Hunger Games

Posted On: August 21, 2015

When I was in your place, exactly one year ago, I thought I was special. I thought that [...]

Should I stay or should I go: finding a home in the College

Should I stay or should I go: finding a home in the College

Posted On: August 21, 2015

You don’t have to fall head-over-heels for your school, now or ever, to realize that it’s the place [...]

Academic intermission

Academic intermission

Posted On: August 21, 2015

In an academically intense environment, it is easy to put too much pressure on your academic achievements and [...]

Life should not lack leisure time

Life should not lack leisure time

Posted On: August 21, 2015

How might you savor the moments of your William and Mary days — the smell of cut grass [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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” [...]