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Recognizing failure: Four professors discuss defeat in their lives

Recognizing failure: Four professors discuss defeat in their lives

Posted On: October 06, 2014

As we head into the depths of midterm season, four professors recount the worst failures of their lives. [...]

Jo Volley transcends Linda Matney Fine Art Gallery

Jo Volley transcends Linda Matney Fine Art Gallery

Posted On: October 02, 2014

“New Works for a New World” delves into the relationships between pigments, light and the shadows that the [...]

The Big 10 effect: Increasing the tailgating presence on campus

The Big 10 effect: Increasing the tailgating presence on campus

Posted On: October 02, 2014

On a small campus of fewer than 7,000 students, it can be difficult to create the same tailgating [...]

Revisiting the Tribe Truck Farm

Revisiting the Tribe Truck Farm

Posted On: September 29, 2014

If a stranger ever invites you out to a truck behind the Commons Dining Hall while offering you [...]

The College appoints a new Director of Sustainability

The College appoints a new Director of Sustainability

Posted On: September 29, 2014

This summer, the College of William and Mary appointed its first Director of Sustainability, Calandra Waters Lake. The [...]

The College’s history of racial integration

The College’s history of racial integration

Posted On: September 29, 2014

Two Supreme Court cases finally began the conversation about the admission — but not the integration — of [...]

William and Mary students take over New York City for People’s Climate March

William and Mary students take over New York City for People’s Climate March

Posted On: September 22, 2014

More than 400,000 people convened in the streets of New York City Sept. 21 for the People’s Climate [...]

The colonial cocktail scene

The colonial cocktail scene

Posted On: September 15, 2014

In a dark speakeasy in downtown Chicago, a gangster in a navy, pin-stripped, box-cut suit and shiny black [...]

From swing dancing to museum tours, Family Weekend activities are ample

From swing dancing to museum tours, Family Weekend activities are ample

Posted On: September 15, 2014

It’s almost here: Family Weekend. Williamsburg’s few invaluable parking spaces will be flooded with families from near and [...]

They’ve got a ticket to (Soldier) Ride

They’ve got a ticket to (Soldier) Ride

Posted On: September 15, 2014

After being hit by a rocket on Veterans Day in Iraq in 2004, ex-Marine Nick Bennett was left [...]