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From the Sides

A friend who is involved in the local food movement recently loaned me a book that has encouraged and inspired her work: Take this

W&M Takes Center Stage in National Service Movement

In June 2012, in an interview conducted at the Aspen Ideas Festival General Stanley McCrystal commented that citizenship in our country has atrophied. McCrystal

Face to Face

We in Branch Out alternative breaks have been thick in a season of recruitment this fall, already. If you follow any of our leadership

Leaving the Comfort Zone: My Extracurricular Experience

Any William & Mary student can confirm, you can’t go through your four years here without getting involved in some sort of completely new

The Franklin Project and William & Mary — Civic Leadership for the 21st Century

Recently I walked the Laurel Falls Trail in majestic Great Smoky Mountains. In awe of the landscape and enamored with the Aspen Institute’s Franklin Project,

Don’t Let Financial Concerns Stop You

While discussing my work with some friends over dinner last night, one of them asked the first question that often comes to mind when

W&M Students and VIMS: The Climate Corner

Family time can be hard to come by – parents are working, kids are in school all day and have extracurriculars all evening and

Progress in Chaguite?

Chaguite, Nicaragua, March 8, 2015.  Today is the opening community meeting for this year’s project trip.  The meeting is scheduled for 2pm.  Dr. Kenneth

An ode

Cuje is a mystery: her treasures are few and oddly concentrated; resource-brokers played favorites, inequalities reinforced by good intentions are sustaining injustice, sustaining need; years