Archive for Tag Archives: ' History'

Behind the Brick Walls: Tucker Hall mixes past and present

Behind the Brick Walls: Tucker Hall mixes past and present

Posted On: September 08, 2015

As many freshmen have found out in the past week, if you have a class in St. George [...]

A Full-Blown History of Blowout

A Full-Blown History of Blowout

Posted On: August 31, 2015

In honor of the last day of classes, Flat Hat Online presents a short documentary on the history [...]

Counting down the College’s top 10 traditions

Counting down the College’s top 10 traditions

Posted On: August 20, 2015

10) Grand Illumination – Though the sound of 18th century cannons can be heard ringing across campus throughout [...]

Confronting Jefferson in the Library of Congress

Confronting Jefferson in the Library of Congress

Posted On: June 20, 2015

The scene is an Enlightenment paradise. You may be in a library, but you’re really in a church [...]

Summer reveals a Britain steeped in history and purpose

Summer reveals a Britain steeped in history and purpose

Posted On: June 14, 2015

Every country has a mythology of some kind, and this is theirs: the lush countryside, the quiet life [...]

Colonial Calendar: What to do when you don’t want to study

Colonial Calendar: What to do when you don’t want to study

Posted On: May 01, 2015

LISTEN  The weekend before finals is the time when the College of William and Mary’s music ensembles hold [...]

The College Company’s reenactments revolutionize the teaching of history

The College Company’s reenactments revolutionize the teaching of history

Posted On: April 20, 2015

The year was 1777. The colonists who would one day form the United States of America were in [...]

Taken with TJ

Taken with TJ

Posted On: February 23, 2015

By refusing to acknowledge the totality of Jefferson’s character while still using Jefferson as a figure central to [...]

Colonial Williamsburg announces $600 million dollar fundraising campaign

Colonial Williamsburg announces $600 million dollar fundraising campaign

Posted On: December 29, 2014

"Down the road the College would hopefully reap the benefit of an even larger pool of highly qualified [...]

The evolution of Thanksgiving

The evolution of Thanksgiving

Posted On: November 20, 2014

In just a few days, you will be chowing down some delicious pumpkin pie and cranberry sauce. But [...]