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1. Suspicious male reported outside Green and Gold Village

College of William and Mary Police Chief Deborah Cheesebro sent a campus-wide email Aug. 31 alerting the community of a suspicious male reported outside Green and Gold Village.

2. ‘Straight Outta Compton’ is entertaining but unfocused

“Straight Outta Compton” is entertaining, well acted and interesting enough to stick with as a random movie found while flipping channels.

3. Safe Campus Act proposed by House Republicans addresses sexual assault

In the midst of a national debate on how college campuses handle rape allegations, House Republicans have proposed new legislation to regulate the issue. The Safe Campus Act of 2015 (H.R. 3403) was introduced in the House of Representatives July 29 by Rep. Matt Salmon (R-AZ). The bill is currently under review in the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

4. Fading out the Confederate narrative

College of William and Mary President Taylor Reveley notified the College community Aug. 14 about changes to two historic artifacts on campus. A commemorative plaque previously displayed inside the Sir Christopher Wren building was moved to special collections in the Earl Gregg Swem Library due to a Confederate flag emblem. Similar imagery was removed from the ceremonial mace.

5. String of robberies on Peninsula now connected

A series of local armed robberies plagued the Chesapeake Peninsula this summer, coming within half a mile of the College of William and Mary.

6. Zable construction in progress for 2015 season

When football fans gather in Zable Stadium for the upcoming football season, they will notice a few changes taking shape. Zable is currently under construction, and a slew of renovations and additions are in progress. Looking at the 2015 football

7. Faculty, students work on “ghost particle” experiment

NOvA, the largest particle-accelerator neutrino experiment in the United States, released some of its first results in early August. Managed by the Department of Energy’s Fermilab, the NOvA experiment involves hundreds of academics across the nation, including several professors and

8. An Alumna Abroad

When United States Ambassador to Mauritius and Seychelles Shari Villarosa J.D. ’78 first enrolled in William and Mary Law School, she already knew she didn’t want to be a lawyer. “… There are two types of people who go to

9. A change for safety

In this sense, college administrations are being pushed towards a more supportive role, rather than an investigative or punitive one that they are often unequipped to fulfill.

10. Considering the Confederate flag’s past

But to grow up and leave the horrors of the high school parking lot behind means recognizing that a symbol can appear innocuous at first but then troubling upon closer inspection.