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Between 2004 and 2008, both the Williamsburg and the College of William and Mary police departments received M16 assault rifles through the federal government's 1033 program, which has been supplying military weapons to local law enforcement since 1990. While the weapons themselves are not a threat, neither the Williamsburg nor the College police department has a formal policy governing when officers can use these weapons.
Last month, a partition extending from the back of a booth was removed from the Green Leafe, creating an open space for increased movement and socializing. NEIL CHHABRA / THE FLAT HAT The Green Leafe Cafe has served the College of William and Mary community since 1974.
As the September 18 Scottish Referendum approaches, Dr. Kristen Walton, president of the North American Organization of Scottish Historians, can speak about the democratic tradition in Scotland, how it has been defined by its relationship to England, and why the 2014 referendum is unique and unpredictable. As an alumna of the University of St. Andrews , the College of William and Mary, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Walton has published two books on Scottish history and written several articles including "Scottish Nationalism: an ideology, a sentiment, or a creation?" for International Social Science Review .
The Marketplace's recent shift back to a meal-swipe location may affect Sodexo's projected $449,704 revenue in Dining Dollars. CAROL PENG/THE FLAT HAT The College of William and Mary designated the Marketplace a "retail" dining location - rather than a "residential" location requiring a meal swipe - before the selection of Sodexo USA as the College's new dining provider in February.
Virginia B. "Ginnie" Tinney , 93, of Elyria, passed away Thursday, September 4, 2014.
On July 9, Cody Roman Dial '09 emailed his parents and friends about his plans to explore Costa Rica's rugged, treacherous Corcovado National Park. The journey should have taken 4 or 5 days.
For students interested in renting out a garden plot on campus, applications will become available in the coming weeks. AUDREY KRIVA / THE FLAT HAT Garden plots located on the campus of the College of William and Mary will soon be brimming with green beans, cherry tomatoes, strawberries and gourds galore.
Dr. Carrie Diaz Eaton of Unity College said this week she is thrilled that the National Science Foundation has shown its support of the new collaboration she is leading that aims to help connect the disciplines of biology and mathematics. Last month, the foundation awarded a five-year, $2.9 million grant to Diaz Eaton and her collaborators from other colleges, universities and institutions to continue the work that they began thanks to a much smaller incubator grant from the National Science Foundation.
Note: Although David Rothman posted the article, the author is really Bertel King, Jr. is an SF/fantasy novelist and a journalist. Read about him at the end of his cogent essay.
The College of William and Mary was listed 33rd among public and private schools on U.S. News and World Report's 2014 list. COURTESY PHOTO / WM.EDU The College of William and Mary remains the sixth ranked public national university, according to U.S. News and World Report's annual guide to colleges and universities, released this morning.
Wharton Music Center is pleased to announce the addition of two new faculty members, violinist Beulah Cox and dancer Alyssa DiNapoli, to its roster of professional teaching artists. Both instructors joined WMC for the start of the Fall 2014 season.
The Marketplace now accepts meal swips as well as Dining Dollars and outside forms of payment, as announced by Auxiliary Services last week in an email to the College's student body. ASHLEY RICHARDSON/THE FLAT HAT Last week, the Department of Auxiliary Services announced that Marketplace - one of the College of William and Mary's three major dining halls - would return to the meal swipe system Friday, Sept.
In 2007 a woman was placed in solitary confinement. For over five years she was denied contact with other human beings and was provided with nothing to occupy herself during the day.
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