The Pulse: 17 Nov. 2009

Got visions of sugarplums? That’s because Swem put up its annual “Night Before Christmas” display in the Read and Relax area yesterday. Or, you’ve been on the third floor too long and need a pick-me-up from the Mews cafe.

SEAC’s nude calendars (to, you know, raise awareness of environmental issues) must be ordered by Friday. You can do so at

Following Saturday’s win against New Hampshire, The Tribal Fever’s available bus seats to Saturday’s Richmond game, much like an intro philosophy course, immediately went to the waitlist. Organizers stress at least some waitlisted students will get to go.

Wish FMyLife were more specific to William and Mary? It soon could be. A company called College FML has created university-specific FML sites for schools like Harvard, Dartmouth and UCLA. “My girlfriend said she had a ‘crazy idea’ and suggested we go to the Sterling stacks,” a Yale student wrote on “It turns out her crazy idea was to sneak into the geography room… and look at rare maps. FML.”

You can put in a request for a William and Mary FML at

The College has received new shipments of H1N1 vaccine and will hold clinics tonight from 5 to 7 p.m. and tomorrow from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Sadler Center to vaccinate any interested students.

Right-wing Fox News personalities Glenn Beck and Bill O’Reilly are going on tour in January — and they’re stopping in Norfolk. The conservative couple will visit Hampton Roads on the “Bold & Fresh” tour Jan. 30. “It’s an event that makes professional wrestling seem like a night at the opera,” the event’s website says. “Your town may never be the same.”


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