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  1. Film festival includes elementary school studentsRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Flat Hat

    Students are split into groups by grade with two College film students as mentors in each group. COURTESY PHOTO/TIM BARNARD This year, the College of William and Mary Global Film Festival's theme is renewal.

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  2. A romantic, a scientist, and not nearly enough chocolate at the Williamsburg chocolate conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Flat Hat

    "400 Years of Chocolate: Aztec to Artisan" was held at various locations in Colonial Williamsburg. DEVON IVIE / THE FLAT HAT "Chocolate is pure.

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  3. Marijuana reform group hosts conference in WilliamsburgRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | The Flat Hat

    In light of election season, the Virginia chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws hosted a conference this weekend in Williamsburg. The two-day conference, held at the Fort Magruder Conference Center and Hotel, aimed to educate and connect individuals who feel that laws regarding cannabis should be changed.

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  4. Admissions: End the gender divideRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2014 | The Flat Hat

    Women are admitted at a rate 12 points lower than men under the College of William and Mary's current acceptance policies. In 2013, women constituted 63.7 percent of applicants, but only 28.8 percent were accepted.

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  5. TJ says relax: Local spas offer treatment catering to stressed out studentsRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2014 | The Flat Hat

    If the massage chairs in Earl Gregg Swem Library aren't doing enough for you, a trip to one of three Williamsburg spas may be able to do the trick instead. All located near the College of William and Mary, the Spa of Colonial Williamsburg, the Giving Tree Spa and the Williamsburg Salt Spa offer a diversity of services aimed at relaxation and rest.

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  6. School of Educationa s dining critiquedRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2014 | The Flat Hat

    Issues cited by students in the Monticello Cafe include lack of ingredients needed to complete various menu items, closings during scheduled hours of operation, slow service and insufficient employee training. MEILAN SOLLY/THE FLAT HAT Graduate students at the College of William and Mary's School of Education recently voiced concerns regarding service at the school's only dining option, the Monticello Cafe.

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  7. Naked and afraid in WilliamsburgRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2014 | The Flat Hat

    When students attempt to complete the College of William and Mary's Triathlon, they may encounter an unplanned fourth leg of the race: getting banned from Colonial Williamsburg. Both alumnus Brian Comiskey '14 and a current student who wishes to remain anonymous were caught jumping the Governor's Palace wall after hours by the Williamsburg police and the College's police force.

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  8. Confusion Corner: The spooky, scary ghosts of the CollegeRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2014 | The Flat Hat

    Remember that time your ex-roomate's-friend's-sister's-friend saw that ghost in the Wren Building? COURTESY PHOTO / FLICKR.COM Ah, All Hallows Eve: A night when little ghosts, princesses and superheroes go from door to door seeking out sugary treats. We watch horror movies, carve pumpkins and carefully plan out costumes for every night of Halloweekend.

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  9. Londoner embraces the CollegeRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2014 | The Flat Hat

    In addition to the fact that colonial-era America gives me the creeps, Williamsburg was not the place I envisioned myself ending up for college. Unpopular opinion time: The College of William and Mary wasn't my first choice.

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  10. Historical day trippersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | The Flat Hat

    Although most students and faculty greet Friday as an end to a busy school week, for history professor James P. Whittenburg and the students in his freshman seminar, "Virginia in the Age of the American Revolution," class takes place all day Saturday - and not in the traditional classroom. Together, Whittenburg and his students spend their Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. visiting historical sites such as Monticello, Yorktown Victory Center, Westover Plantation and the Frontier Culture Museum.

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  11. Confusion Corner: ita s the most wonderful time of the yearRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2014 | The Flat Hat

    If there's one occasion that should make every College of William and Mary student smile, it's the release of Taylor Swift's new album Oct. 27, because nothing says "typical William and Mary person" quite like T-Swift dancing to her own beat, am I right? Okay, so I'm joking a kind of. The one occasion we should really appreciate is Homecoming.

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  12. a oeThat Guya with President Taylor ReveleyRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2014 | The Flat Hat

    The Flat Hat has been the College of William and Mary's student newspaper since 1911. It covers the College and the surrounding area of Williamsburg, Va., printing on Tuesdays and Fridays of the academic year.

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  13. Brief flashes of bipartisanshipRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2014 | The Flat Hat

    You are about as likely to find candidates reaching bipartisan solutions in an election-year debate as you are to find an available Earl Gregg Swem Library study room during midterm week. However, while bipartisanship seems hard to pinpoint, it's still kicking in the 1st district.

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  14. Recognizing forgotten lives at the CollegeRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2014 | The Flat Hat

    The new course, HIST 311, "Memorializing Enslaved of W&M," is taught jointly by professors Edwin Pease and Jody Allen Ph.D '09. ASHLEY RICHARDSON / THE FLAT HAT Thomas Jefferson.

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  15. The Big 10 effect: increasing the tailgating presence on campusRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2014 | The Flat Hat

    Passed in April 2013, a bill that outlined new provisions for alcohol and tailgating-friendly areas has helped vastly increase tailgating attendance. COURTESY PHOTO / WM.EDU On a small campus of fewer than 7,000 students, it can be difficult to create the same tailgating culture that is so iconic at larger "Big 10" universities.

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  16. Sodexo donates to Campus KitchensRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | The Flat Hat

    Campus Kitchens received about 40 pounds of oranges, 70 pounds of apples, 70 pounds of spinach, 80 pounds of romaine lettuce, and hotdogs and hamburgers. COURTESY PHOTO / ANNA WONG After Family Weekend at the College of William and Mary, Dining Services was left with several hundred pounds of uneaten food.

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  17. Sustain creativelyRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2014 | The Flat Hat

    Sustainability is an abstract concept which students could be forgiven for not caring about. The costs of sustainability are considerably more visible than its benefits - the word itself likely induces eye-rolling and nausea for some.

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  18. The Collegea s history of racial integrationRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2014 | The Flat Hat

    The above Flat Hat editorial, titled Lincoln's Job Half Done, was written by Marilyn Kaemmerle '45. She was almost expelled for her piece because she encouraged the College to integrate and advocate equal opportunities for all races.

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  19. The College appoints a new director of sustainabilityRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2014 | The Flat Hat

    This summer, the College of William and Mary appointed its first Director of Sustainability, Calandra Waters Lake. The position was created to promote sustainability initiatives within the College and in the greater community through a partnership between the Committee on Sustainability and the Office of Strategic Initiatives.

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  20. Revisiting the Tribe Truck FarmRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2014 | The Flat Hat

    "What it is, basically, is a mobile garden in the bed of a pickup truck, the idea being educational outreach and growing your own food..." says Carr. COURTESY PHOTO / NICOLE BRODER If a stranger ever invites you out to a truck behind the Commons Dining Hall while offering you a treat, few would fault you for calling the cops and running in the opposite direction.

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