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324 years of celebration

This past weekend W&M celebrated its 324th birthday — a feat mostly unmatched by modern universities. Charter Day asks us to consider our Charter that

Reflections on the W&M Charter and a Charge to the Class of 2015

In this blog entry, Kendall Lorenzen, a junior at W&M serves as guest blogger. Below is the script from the speech she gave at


Let’s break it down. 3 – People in my family that attended William & Mary before I did. Their tradition and legacy precede me.

Happy Charter Day!

Robert Gates ’65 signing his bestselling book Duty, a Wiz Khalifa concert, a speech by Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, and an alumni medallion awarded

Happy Birthday to You

Dear William & Mary, If you could talk, I imagine that you might say that Charter Day 2014 was the best birthday weekend yet.

Charter Day

February 8th, otherwise known as Charter Day, is a day that has a very significant meaning for every student here at William & Mary.

Because We Care

On Friday, February 7th, 2014, William & Mary celebrated Charter Day, including honoring Laura Godwin ’14 with the James Monroe Prize in Civic Leadership.

Charter Day…and Feelings

Unfortunately, this blog is not going to be about Charter Day. I’m not going to describe the excitement surrounding Robert Gates and Wiz Khalifa,

Gigs, Gras, and Midterm Season

As Spring Break comes to a close, I’ve been thinking about what an intense (yet immensely satisfying) month February turned out to be.  Between