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  1. Thata s all folks: Musician John McCutcheon performs at Williamsburg LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | The Flat Hat

    McCutcheon, one of the most prominent folk musicians today, is quite well known in folk music circles. He has been playing a variety of instruments such as the banjo, guitar and hammered dulcimer for over 40 years.

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  2. A semester restrospectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | The Flat Hat

    With summer break nearly here, it's time that we sum up the semester with The Flat Hat's rendition of the good, the bad and the ugly First, we give a thumbs-up to t he Global Film Festival's showing of "The Hunting Ground" for continuing an important dialogue on sexual assault and rape culture with a new and creative initiative. We commend the Student Assembly for dissolving the Undergraduate Council in a move that adds meaning and clarity to the organization.

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  3. A precedent for equalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | The Flat Hat

    While same-sex marriage rights have advanced in recent years, LGBTQ persons still face many forms of discrimination. According to a 2011 study from the Williams Institute, an LGBT think tank, 9.2 percent of openly gay, lesbian or bisexual people have lost a job due to their sexual orientation.

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  4. Learning to be thankfulRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | The Flat Hat

    This week, I'll have my last class as an undergraduate. My mind is blown. I feel as if I just began my journey at the College of William and Mary, and now it's almost over.

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  5. Joint-Degree Programme to graduate first classRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | The Flat Hat

    The University of St Andrews and the College of William and Mary will graduate its first joint class this semester. COURTESY PHOTO / WIKIPEDIA.COM The graduating class of 2015 will be the College of William and Mary's first to include students in the Joint-Degree Programme with the University of St Andrews .

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  6. Passion breeds opportunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | The Flat Hat

    With only eight more days left of work and 12 more days until I move out of my apartment, the College of William and Mary in Washington spring 2015 semester is coming to a close. My program has done some pretty incredible things, whether it was going on a cherry blossom cruise on the Potomac River overlooking the monuments or meeting and chatting with new White House Communications Director Jen Psaki '00.

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  7. The College Companya s reenactments revolutionize the teaching of historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | The Flat Hat

    The College Company traveled to Washington D.C. on April 18th to take part in Revolutionary War Living History Day at the Congressional Cemetery. EMILY NYE / THE FLAT HAT The year was 1777.

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  8. a Wicketa fun: Croquet appeals to young and old alikeRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 9 | The Flat Hat

    The croquet team practices in the afternoons on a patch of grass near the golf courses behind the Williamsburg Inn. COURTESY PHOTO / JUSTIN THOMAS For members of the College of William and Mary's croquet club, croquet is not just a casual lawn game for summer evenings.

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  9. WMSURE plans to send letter to U.Va.Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 7 | The Flat Hat

    William and Mary Scholars Undergraduate Research Experience plans to send a letter to the University of Virginia April 9 in a show of solidarity for third-year student Martese Johnson , who suffered head wounds while being arrested in Charlottesville March 18. Johnson was charged with obstruction of justice, using profanity in public and public intoxication after being turned away by bouncers at a Charlottesville bar. State ABC agents intervened and a video of the arrest has been viewed more than a million times online.

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  10. Taking steps to remember the Civil War in WilliamsburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | The Flat Hat

    In a press conference at Kingsmill last Tuesday, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced that the Anheuser-Busch Foundation is donating 65 acres of land to the Civil War Trust, the largest section of the Williamsburg Battlefield set aside for preservation yet. It is hard to imagine who might be opposed to such a move, and potential benefits touted by McAuliffe and others include increased tourism, the educational enrichment of Virginia residents and students, and the conservation of undeveloped land.

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  11. Track and Field: Partial squad goes to RichmondRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | The Flat Hat

    Senior Maggie Gutierrez led the Tribe women at the Fred Hardy Invitational in running with a 15th place finish in the 800-meter run. COURTESY PHOTO / TRIBE ATHLETICS The College of William and Mary spent the weekend away at Richmond, competing in the Fred Hardy Invitational.

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  12. No arrests made in rape investigation, as weekend beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | The Flat Hat

    No arrests have been made yet in the investigation into the alleged off-campus rape reported Monday , as the school enters the second weekend since the incident. Since Monday, the Williamsburg Police Department has conducted interviews with the student who reported the incident as well as witnesses who were present the night of March 19. Police Investigator Winfield Rose is leading the investigation.

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  13. Williamsburg to hold Harvest CelebrationRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2015 | The Flat Hat

    Next fall, the greater Williamsburg area will host the Williamsburg Harvest Celebration, a five-day culinary festival designed to showcase the region's local restaurants and attract tourists from across the nation. In each municipality, restaurants will offer special dining experiences led by local chefs and focused on local products.

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  14. Muslim Student Association hosts Muslim Voices eventRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2015 | The Flat Hat

    Members of the College of William and Mary community gathered in Commonwealth Auditorium Wednesday to hear the Muslim Student Association 's presentation of "Muslim Voices: Sharing the Experiences of William & Mary Muslims." The event marks the start of the celebration of Islam Awareness Month .

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  15. Undermining women's issues with misleading statisticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | The Flat Hat

    Take a cursory glance at any social media platform and you're just a click away from an article titled something like, "Women still make 77 cents to the man's dollar" or "Gender wage discrimination: Women make 23 percent less than men." From Hollywood to the White House to Williamsburg, 77 cents to the dollar is a firmly entrenched statistic.

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  16. No immediate threat seen in bomb threats reported MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | The Flat Hat

    The William and Mary Campus Police Department, in conjunction with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, is investigating the credibility of bomb threats sent over the past 24 hours by an unknown sender to four College of William and Mary email addresses. Emergency Management Team chair Sam Jones notified students, faculty and staff in an email sent at 4:57 p.m. Monday.

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  17. Response to police brutality at UVa.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | The Flat Hat

    African American and black student organizations on campus communicated their support of black students at the University of Virginia in an open letter sent Thursday. The letter came as the university, located in Charlottesville, reels from the March 18 arrest of third-year U Va.

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  18. Watering Cans and Caterpillars: Preserving Colonial HorticultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | The Flat Hat

    The Colonial Garden Shop features a selection of heirloom varieties of plants cultivated using only tools and techniques known prior to the 18th century. COURTESY PHOTO / EAB DESIGNS The Colonial Garden Shop on Duke of Gloucester Street is a step back in time.

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  19. Tennis: Men compete in Pacific Coast Doubles Championship, No. 30 women beat NavyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | The Flat Hat

    Junior Leeza Nemchinov, ranked No. 44 in the nation, earned her 12th-straight singles win in the Tribe's 7-0 victory over Navy.

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  20. Mena s Tennis: Tribe ends spring break schedule with loss at San Diego StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | The Flat Hat

    Freshman Christian Cargill returns a volley Tuesday afternoon on his way to a loss in his doubles matchup against San Diego State. COURTESY PHOTO / TRIBE ATHLETICS Wrapping up the West Coast portion of its schedule, William and Mary fell to No.

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