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1. Council discusses misscommunication at Homecoming

The College of William and Mary’s Undergraduate Council met Oct. 28 to review the effectiveness of Homecoming activities and to discuss upcoming class initiatives.

2. WCWM radio’s vinyl collection goes digital

With an estimated 400,000 CDs, 200,000 twelve-inch vinyl records and 10,000 seven-inch vinyl records dating as far back as the early 1960s, WCWM, the College of William and Mary’s radio station, will begin cataloging and electronically storing its extensive collection with help from Earl Gregg Swem Library and a roughly $1,000 grant from the Media Council.

3. Vandalism in Tucker Hall, feces spread on wall

A member of the janitorial staff of the College of William and Mary discovered Oct. 16 that someone vandalized the interior of St. George Tucker Hall with feces the previous night. The reason behind the actions is still unknown.

4. Adderall, ritalin prevalent study aide on campus

The College of William and Mary, recently ranked the third smartest public school in the country according to Business Insider, is home to rigorous academics. In such an ambitious environment, some students may use “study drugs” like Adderall or Ritalin as common aids.

5. (Not) paying our tour guides: College finds volunteers whilst other schools pay

Walking backwards for over an hour with up to 50 people following closely behind, Ross Anderson ‘16 spends one day a week shouting over excitable groups of prospective applicants and their families in hopes of convincing them to apply to the College of William and Mary. And he does it all for free.

6. SA passes GetOutTheVote Act, approves Undersecretary for Voter Registration

In their shortest meeting of the semester thus far, senators passed the GOTV (GetOutTheVote) Act, sponsored by Sen. Emily Thomas ’17.

7. A reflection on Homecomings past and future

As a senior this year, I think I finally understand why Homecoming is so important: It’s a storytelling event where the main characters of the story — you and your college friends — get to reunite.

8. Vignettes from St Andrews

If St Andrews upholds one thing, it’s tradition. These traditions range from the wearing of red academic gowns to walks along the pier, but most importantly, these traditions include something called “Raisin.”

9. Men’s Soccer: College falls to JMU, 2-1

William and Mary lost 2-1 to James Madison University in its regular season finale Wednesday night in Harrisonburg, Va. This was the 50th time the Tribe (6-11-1, 3-4-1 CAA) faced the Dukes (6-10-1, 3-3-1 CAA); after Wednesday’s game, JMU leads […]

10. The bipartisan perspective on Virginia’s 2014 Senate race

Contrary to popular wisdom, this race isn’t a surefire Democrat against a lockstep Republican. It’s a race between two candidates who are capable of compromise, which is something Virginians should appreciate. Don’t let the ads mislead you.