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  1. News Analysis: Candidatesa experiences influence platformsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | The Flat Hat

    The five candidates running for City Council May 3 claim diverse backgrounds, professional experience and expertise. While the issues they plan to address are generally similar, their platforms diverge in scope and in focus.

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  2. Paul Freiling a 83 focuses re-election bid on City Council experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | The Flat Hat

    Vice Mayor Paul Freiling '83 reflects on his classical civilizations major, his previous terms in office and his bid for re-election. SARAH SMITH / THE FLAT HAT Walking into his advisor's office during his freshman year, Paul Freiling '83 was determined to become a doctor.

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  3. A matter of debate: City Council candidates participate in public forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | The Flat Hat

    Five City Council candidates participated in a public debate hosted by the League of Women Voters April 27. SARAH SMITH / THE FLAT HAT With exactly one week remaining until the May 3 election, the five Williamsburg City Council hopefuls lined up at the city's public library Tuesday April 27. With only three seats up for grabs, the debate hosted by the Williamsburg League of Women Voters gave community members the opportunity to press candidates about their viewpoints on various issues related to the city. The debate began with brief introductions from moderator Jim Nickols.

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  4. City Council Town Hall places platforms side by sideRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | The Flat Hat

    City Council candidates attended a Town Hall debate at the College of William and Mary April 26. AMELIA LUCAS / THE FLAT HAT With one week until City Council elections, four of the five candidates placed their platforms side by side at a Town Hall at the College of William and Mary April 26, hosted by The Flat Hat and the Student Caucus. Candidate Barbara Ramsey '75 was unable to attend the debate due to a prior commitment.

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  5. Money matters in City electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | The Flat Hat

    City Council candidate Barbara Ramsey '75 said she wanted to see a greater focus on sports and culinary tourism in Williamsburg. TUCKER HIGGINS / THE FLAT HAT At every level of government, the economy becomes a central issue during election season.

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  6. Debate over housing continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | The Flat Hat

    Although town-gown relations have improved in recent years, a history of noise complaints and general friction between students and residents still exist. TUCKER HIGGINS / THE FLAT HAT Some of the primary issues in the City of Williamsburg's City Council Elections, which will be held May 3, is the status of off-campus housing for College of William and Mary students, and the relationships between student renters and long-term Williamsburg residents.

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  7. Students gather signatures for Mason a 89Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | The Flat Hat

    Members of Young Democrats gathered signatures for Monty Mason '89, to get him on the ballot for June's special election. COURTESY PHOTO / WM.EDU Before Virginia Delegate Monty Mason '89 launched his campaign for the Virginia Senate Thursday April 21, College of William and Mary student supporters took to the Williamsburg neighborhoods, gathering the 250 signatures necessary for Mason's name to be put on the ballot.

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  8. Lemon Project holds forum to discuss memorial to enslavedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | The Flat Hat

    The committee has resolved that the historic campus is the appropriate location for the memorial. A national competition will be held to find a fitting design.

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  9. The St. Andrews DecisionRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2016 | The Flat Hat

    At the end of last summer, I visited the College of William and Mary to say goodbye to my friends and the place I had called home for the last year. It was a surreal experience-I sat in on my friends' classes, ate at the dining halls, and explored the Matoaka Woods when everyone else was busy.

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  10. Common issues link City Council candidatesa platformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | The Flat Hat

    With only two weeks until the May 3 Williamsburg City Council Elections, the five candidates are in full campaign mode, each proposing different ways to improve the city in the years ahead. Although each candidate's platform is different, common threads in their platforms include diversifying the economy, retaining college graduates and improving neighborhood housing.

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  11. Renewing and Remembering The Crim DellRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | The Flat Hat

    Fifty years ago, a plain wooden bridge stood over a small pond, then called Landrum pond, behind the Sunken Garden. In 1966, the College of William and Mary replaced the rustic landmark with an Chinese style bridge, and renamed the area as the Crim Dell.

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  12. WMPD chief reports alleged intrusionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | The Flat Hat

    William and Mary Police Chief Deborah Cheesebro sent an email notice to the student body Monday, April 11, concerning two alleged incidents of breaking and entering. According to the email, both cases occurred off campus in Williamsburg over the weekend.

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  13. Tennis: No. 32 women split home matches while No. 62 men fall at ElonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | The Flat Hat

    Sophomore Alec Miller was one of two Tribe singles players to earn a win against Elon during the Tribe's 5-2 loss to the Phoenix. COURTESY PHOTO / TRIBE ATHLETICS No.

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  14. Invisible and homelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | The Flat Hat

    This might be a bit biased, but I think students at the College of William and Mary are pretty great. We strive to be a presence both within the College as a student body and within the community as responsible citizens.

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  15. TEDx: Conference to expand diversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | The Flat Hat

    This year, the students responsible for planning the committee decided to move past a themed conference and invite speakers to discuss what they were most passionate about. COURTESY PHOTO / WM.EDU With a diverse array of speakers lined up, ranging from a National Geographic explorer to a history professor, TEDxCollegeofWilliamandMary will be hosting its fourth annual conference Sunday, April 3. For the last four years, TEDx at the College of William and Mary has been working to expand its outreach and draw in a wider crowd of students, faculty, staff and Williamsburg community members.

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  16. Going beyond Williamsburg: College receives Simon AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | The Flat Hat

    The College of William and Mary was selected as one of four institutions to win the 2016 Senator Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization. COURTESY PHOTO / WM.EDU Since its foundation in 1693, the College of William and Mary has had a long history as an international university.

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  17. A solar-paneled step towards sustainabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | The Flat Hat

    College students have a reputation for being both vocal and impassioned about social issues, yet one of the most common criticisms of my age bracket and demographic is that we complain without acting. We care only enough to debate, not to work toward solutions.

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  18. Candidatesa working styles: Told by those who would knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | The Flat Hat

    The Flat Hat interviewed students close to the three SA presidential candidates to get an inside look at their work styles. COURTESY PHOTO / WM.EDU Slogans, buzz words and promises dominate any election.

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  19. Spring Break Report CardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | The Flat Hat

    For some reason, graduation seems so much closer this side of spring break. But I'm still in denial, so let's talk about spring break instead! I love spring break; it's the perfect break from midterms, job applications, and the freezing cold I've had some great spring breaks during my four years of college, and since I can't write them Yelp reviews, this blog will have to do.

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  20. Side by side: Candidates take a standRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | The Flat Hat

    Presidential candidates Katherine Ambrose '17, Eboni Brown '17 and Justin Canakis '17 debated Tuesday, March 22. CORT MAYS / THE FLAT HAT After almost two weeks of campaigning, the Student Assembly elections are just two days away. Placing the three presidential candidates' platforms side by side, the SA Elections Commission held a debate Tuesday, March 22. In opening statements, candidates focused on the reasons behind their decisions to run and key elements of their platforms.

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