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The Kids Are All Right: How Millennials Running for Public Office Restores My Hope

Williamsburg may have one of the strongest claims as America’s earliest, sleepy college town. The city was founded in 1632 as Middle Plantation and

Learning to listen: Community engagement in Uganda

By Emily Mudd ’19 Once upon a time, along the banks of the Zambezi River, a development project focused on tomato cultivation failed hilariously

Hike & Seek: The Global Search for Happiness  

Guest blogger Cameron How ’20 provides a reflection on ten timeless life lessons based on his time walking the Camino as part of a

“Misleading” Honorary Organizations

The pressure is almost over for William & Mary admissions. Students in the whereabouts accumulated their honors to heighten their chances of being admitted.

Civil Rights Leader Honored at Active Citizens Conference

Guest blogger Alexander Nocks’ reflection on the impact of Barbara Johns, civic rights leader, as described at the 2018 Active Citizens Conference. The Active

Lead with Humility

Guest blogger Cameron How writes about his perspective on leading with humility.  To me, humility is generated from confidence in one’s own values, beliefs,

Advancing Democratic Engagement

William & Mary’s history gives us a unique perspective on the importance and meaning of civic engagement and public service in a democracy. Often

A Look Inside: Mason Investment Club

With all the ‘grown-up’ decisions that must be made in college, selecting a major is arguably one of the most difficult. My fascination for

How to get a leadership position in a club during orientation weekend

Becoming the leader of any club requires time. So, it is difficult to imagine how a freshman could become the leader of a club