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Friday | The Flat Hat

Muscarelle tackles three Bs: Bullets, Ballet and Ballots

On the second floor of the Muscarelle Museum of Art at the College of William and Mary, there is a softly lit, gray gallery.

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Related Topix: Ballet

Friday | The Flat Hat

College appoints Deborah Cheesebro as first female campus police chief

The College of William and Mary named a new campus police chief, Deborah Cheesebro, earlier this month.

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Related Topix: North Carolina School of the Arts, University of Michigan Ann Arbor

Friday | The Flat Hat

Vaughan a 76 estate donates to the College, Swem Library

Swem Library's popular Read and Relax room will be renovated with Vaughan's donation.

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Related Topix: Libraries

Friday | The Flat Hat

Staying strong: supporting our community after the death of Peter Godshall

The College of William and Mary lost one of its own, Peter Godshall '15, in an apparent suicide Aug. 25. His passing shook the College community - both the wider undergraduate student body and the individuals who knew him.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Flat Hat

Rec Center Gears Up For Free Week

The Student Recreation Center at the College of William and Mary wants you to go to more classes.

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Related Topix: Fitness, Pilates

National Geographic

Wild Birds' Songs, Feather Colors Changed by Mercury Contamination

WAYNESBORO, Virginia-Standing in the woods along the South River, Kelly Hallinger held the microphone up to capture the cacophony of songs, one at a time: the urgent, effervescent voice of the house wren ; the teakettle whistle of the Carolina wren ; and the sharp, shrill notes of the song sparrow .

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Related Topix: Waynesboro, VA, Williamsburg, VA

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Virginia Symphony offers free outdoor concerts this weekend

The Virginia Symphony began its series of free outdoor concerts on Thursday, Aug. 28, at the Lake Matoaka Amphitheatre in Williamsburg.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Virginia, Williamsburg, VA, Chesapeake, VA, Yorktown, VA, Entertainment

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Open call, Symphonicity, Overture 1812

Open call Auditions for actors and event staff for Halloween Festival and Harvest Fair.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Virginia Government

The Miami Herald

Correction: William and Mary Renovation story

In a story Aug. 26 about the renovation of a football stadium at the College of William and Mary, The Associated Press reported erroneously the age of the stadium.

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Related Topix: Williamsburg, VA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Flat Hat

College ranks ninth on Daily Caller list of best colleges

The Daily Caller ranked the College of William and Mary ninth in its list of the 52 Best Colleges in America.

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Related Topix: University of Virginia

The Flat Hat

a oeThat Guya with President Taylor Reveley

The Flat Hat has been the College of William and Mary's student newspaper since 1911.

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Related Topix: Williamsburg, VA

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Virginia Business

U.Va. and William & Mary named to a happy freshmena list

Two Virginia schools - the University of Virginia and the College of William and Mary - are ranked on a list of 50 schools with the "happiest" freshmen students.

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Related Topix: University of Virginia, Yale University

WTKR-TV Norfolk

Military surplus weapons sent to college campuses

The same military-surplus program that has sent more than 300 M-16 battlefield rifles to local police departments has also sent the weapons to local colleges.

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Related Topix: Old Dominion University, Ferguson, MO

Government Executive

Video: FBI Files Join the 21st Century

The bureau released a video detailing the switch to the Next Generation Identification system to digitally house among other things, 30 million records and 83 million fingerprint cards.

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Related Topix: US Federal Bureau of Investigation, US News

WVEC-TV Norfolk

Student found dead on W&M campus

A section of campus on The College of William and Mary blocked for several hours Monday as police investigate a student's death.

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Education Week

Leadership, Political Winds Buffet Education Advocacy Groups

Michelle Rhee's departure as the leader of StudentsFirst-the combative national K-12 advocacy organization she started less than four years ago-could represent a significant shift in the environment for similar groups as they balance their broader profiles with local advocacy and coalition-building.

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Related Topix: US News

Sun Aug 24, 2014

WWWV-FM Charlottesville

Estate Of Franklin Woman Provides Major Gift For Williamsburg School

The estate of a Franklin woman has left a $3 million gift for the College of William and Mary.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Daily Caller

Virginia Creates Sexual Assault Task Force

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has ordered the formation of a brand new task force in the state focused on the issue of college sexual assault.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Virginia, Virginia Government, Barack Obama, University of Virginia

WRIC-TV Richmond

$3 million donated to College of William and Mary

The College of William and Mary has received a $3 million gift from the estate of one of its graduates.

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Related Topix: Student Society, Sororities, Kappa Alpha Theta, Franklin, VA

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Flat Hat

Notes from a camp counselor

I recently returned from two and a half months working as a camp counselor for children with emotional, behavioral and learning challenges.

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