Archive for Guest columns

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” [...]

A campaign for support and acceptance

A campaign for support and acceptance

Posted On: April 23, 2015

The No H8 Campaign matters so that LGBT students and allies on college campuses are visible. My fears [...]

In response to “Less than half of Counseling Center appointments are with licensed psychologists”

In response to “Less than half of Counseling Center appointments are with licensed psychologists”

Posted On: April 23, 2015

The process of determining the optimal size of a training program takes several years and we are currently [...]

It is on us

It is on us

Posted On: April 20, 2015

It is on us. It is not on our professors for challenging us in the classroom. We come [...]

In response to the Washington Post

In response to the Washington Post

Posted On: April 16, 2015

Capitalizing on one professor’s response to a very curt email is upsetting and unfounded. The College was there [...]