Archive for Guest columns

Defending the Coat of Arms of the College

Defending the Coat of Arms of the College

Posted On: September 11, 2017

Ever since the College of William and Mary launched its branding crusade to remove the Coat of Arms [...]

Tips and tools for new students

Tips and tools for new students

Posted On: September 05, 2017

Allow me to be the next in your undoubtedly long line of congratulators. Great job! You made it [...]

Building community in the face of challenges

Building community in the face of challenges

Posted On: September 04, 2017

Orientation has been the most formative experience of my college life. In 2015, the community building and discussions [...]

Dear freshman me: The importance of cultural clubs on campus

Dear freshman me: The importance of cultural clubs on campus

Posted On: August 24, 2017

Dear freshman me, don’t be so insecure. What you believe to be your biggest weaknesses are your biggest [...]

Statement from IFC President Tommy Rubino ’19 regarding Pi Kappa Alpha party

Statement from IFC President Tommy Rubino ’19 regarding Pi Kappa Alpha party

Posted On: April 26, 2017

On April 25, Interfraternity Council President Tommy Rubino ’19 made the following statement regarding allegations against an off-campus [...]

Finding beauty in Millington’s demise

Finding beauty in Millington’s demise

Posted On: April 24, 2017

The sound of heavy machinery whirred as white smoke drifted across the brick path connecting Sadler to Swem. [...]

A dignified ending to Reveley’s time in office

A dignified ending to Reveley’s time in office

Posted On: April 17, 2017

I’ve heard a lot of different reactions to President Taylor Reveley’s decision to retire next June: happiness, confusion, [...]

The college is ready for a change in presidency

The college is ready for a change in presidency

Posted On: April 17, 2017

I am excited for Reveley’s retirement. There, I said it. I think that this is a promising time [...]

Keeping DFAS discord-free: A time for unrealistic fun

Keeping DFAS discord-free: A time for unrealistic fun

Posted On: April 10, 2017

Day for Admitted Students is an annual invasion of campus by would-be College of William and Mary students [...]

Colonial Williamsburg must stay fee-free

Colonial Williamsburg must stay fee-free

Posted On: April 10, 2017

I can still recall my first visit to the College of William and Mary; I was walking around [...]