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A Dose of Perspective: On Failure and Asking for Help

What is it about failure that makes life complicated? Is it the fear of failing? Is it letting others down? Is it letting yourself

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,

Our Ampersandbox: Then & Now

Well, we’ve finished up another awesome year at William & Mary! Last Friday I headed home, and despite the unseasonably warm weather which made it

Day 10 of 10: The Power of a Teacher

January 12, 2015: Our Last Lecture “I know one thing I won’t miss—the Vornado. It’s like you’re walking and walking and still not there.” Today

Engage! The StudentImpact Series, Part 1

When I tell classmates or locals about my political action committee, The StudentImpact, they jokingly ask for my age. After all, how many twenty

What’s to Come in the Spring Timey Wimey

My freshman RA explained to us that Fall Semester winds down while Spring Semester winds up, with time seeming to speed up the closer

The Day Before The Big Day

November 18, 2014 I’m a huge fan of this whole “let’s-provide-the-students-with-food” thing the DC Office seems to support from the mountains of pizza on

Editing My Leadership

The last assignment we gave to our Women in Leadership course was to write a leadership manifesto which expressed students’ commitments to themselves and