Holmes lectures on the religion behind JFK

In a lecture called “”Behind the Altars of Camelot: The Religion of John F. and Jacqueline Kennedy,” Mr. David Holmes revealed some very interesting details about the religious upbringing of the couple and how it affected their political life. Holmes shared anecdotes and key points from the Kennedy chapter in …

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Gates (‘65) denies rumors he’s running for President

Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates (‘65) asserted this week that he has no plans to run for President.  He did, however, caveat that he was flattered by the numerous “Draft Gates” movements that are sprouting up around the U.S.   Mostly notably, there is a “Draft Gates” website – www.draftgates2012.com.   A …

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Jennifer Leung to lead fraternity/ sorority advisor meeting

Jennifer Leung, a staff member at The College of William and Mary, is to lead the 2011 Annual Meeting for the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors. Leung, the associate director of student activities, was selected as incoming chair in 2009, and has volunteered with the Association of Fraternity/Sorority advisors for a …

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Forum on Government Student Research

The Forum on Graduate Student Research was held on February 3rd.  Hosted by the Virginia Council of Graduate schools, the purpose of the forum was to emphasize the importance of graduate research to the Commonwealth. Six graduate students at the College of William and Mary were given a chance to …

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Christensen discusses corporate culture of Disney, Pixar

On Wednesday, April 13th at 6 pm in Blow Memorial Hall, Jerome Christensen, a professor of English at the University of California, Irvine presented a lecture entitled “Toys United: The Supreme Court, Pixar, Disney, and the Conscience of a Corporation.’ The lecture was about the corporate culture of two of …

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Exhibition by Bettina Flitner on display at Muscarelle

An exhibition entitled “After the Fall of the Berlin Wall: Report from No Man’s Land” is currently on display at the Muscarelle Museum of Art. The exhibition displays 46 photographs and an essay that explores the changes in the lives of people in Berlin’s former death strip, a place known …

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TBA

Constant Reader, we have reached a critical point in our relationship. You may not have realized it, but you have your hands on not the ninth, but the tenth iteration of our weekly column. In honor of ourselves, we are going to discuss some of our favorite and least favorite things somewhat …

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Five William and Mary Alumni presented with medallions

On Saturday February 5th, the Alumni Association awarded five alumni with medallions for outstanding leadership, professionalism, and commitment to the community.  The Alumni medallion is the highest award that the Alumni Association bestows upon graduates. Recipients are honored for both their achievements post-graduation and their continued commitment to the alma …

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Drinks with Watson: An idiot’s guide to plonck

Wine is intimidating. Unlike beer, the drink of the people (but not the People’s Revolution, that would be vodka), wine is surrounded by an army of designated ponces, fancy French words, hundred-dollar glasses, and shelves with what seem like millions of subtlely different bottles. Your not-yet-liver damaged correspondent has taken …

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