Residence Life alters housing options

Due to the increased size of the class of 2015, Residence Life is making changes to building assignments. Beginning with the 2011-2012 academic year, Jefferson Hall will be converted from mostly upperclassmen housing to all freshman housing. Brown Hall, conversely, will be switching from freshman housing to upperclassmen housing, with …

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A Clarification on Campus Building Projects

Last week The Informer ran an article entitled “Tucker, Andrews and Old Campus Improvements lack building committees,” based upon research from the College’s official website. After talking with vice president for administration Anna Martin, we discovered the article contained several errors in its final paragraph, which stated that “While building …

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Al Moumin offers two public lectures to William and Mary

On Monday February 21st at 12:50 at The School of Law, Mishkat Al Moumin, former Minister of the Environment of Iraq and current CEO of Women and the Environment, is holding a lecture entitled “The Status of Human Rights in Iraq, post Sadaam.” Additionally, on Tuesday, February 22nd in Millington Hall, Room …

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Know Your Rights: Internet Privacy

Members of the Informer staff recently noticed that if a William and Mary student tries to register for a Youtube account using their @email.wm.edu email address, the school has the powers of the “administrator” for the account, meaning that they can monitor what videos are watched and even delete the …

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Office of Creative service develops app for Griffin

The William and Mary Office of Creative Services has developed a mobile application called “Dress the Griffin.” Featuring a large image of the griffin as a blank canvas, the application gives users hundreds of outfit combinations to choose from. Users can either choose themed ensembles, or pick an outfit from …

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TBA

To Whom It May Concern (Constant Reader): We are writing to express our ardent interest in any and all employment opportunities available this summer. This talented, quasi-famous comedy duo has the drive, the perseverance, and the overwhelmingly good looks to function as your newest pair of employees. While Joel has …

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Virginia Indian Nations Summit on Higher Education Feb. 18-20

On February 18-20, the William and Mary School of Education hosted the Virginia Indian Nations Summit on Higher Education  (VINSHE).  This was the first time in the summit’s ten-year history that it will be held at the College. Karenne Wood, one of the summit’s founders, was the keynote speaker at …

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Drinks with Watson: A Beer for the End of the World

It is with great sadness that I reflect on my imminent graduation. Many other seniors will feel the same way. After four years at William and Mary, four years of (relative) freedom and even occasional achievement, it seems like graduation is the end of the world. Seniors face the worst …

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Upcoming Concerts

Ben Folds Catch the quirky pianist on solo tour to support a new release this August.  Folds collaborated with writer Nick Hornby (think High Fidelity and Fever Pitch) for the upcoming album Lonely Avenue. You have two chances to see him this week:  Wednesday, April 13 at the Norva or …

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On-campus students to bear the brunt of tuition hikes

The College of William and Mary’s Board of Visitors approved an increase in tuition for the 2011-2012 academic year. In-State students will pay 7.7% more in tuition and fees, a $944 increase. Out-of-State students will pay 6.5% more in tuition and fees, a $2,198 increase. Students at the Marshall-Wythe Law …

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