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1. Watch: She won a World Cup. Returning to Williamsburg, Jill Ellis ’88 has other things on her mind.

Almost nobody on earth knows how long it would take them to get over the joy of winning the World Cup. For Commencement speaker Jill Ellis ’88, it took about a night. “After the World Cup Final, they had a

2. Graduates urged to be bold at 2016 Commencement ceremony

It was with pomp, circumstance and an unlikely avian metaphor that the Class of 2016 graduated this morning May 14 in William and Mary Hall. “Great universities have the confidence to be bold, to take well-considered risks, to be the

3. Student takes spot on City Council

Senior Benming Zhang was elected to the City of Williamsburg’s City Council May 3, finishing in the top three spots in both voting precincts. Vice Mayor Paul Freiling ’83 and longtime resident and local landlord Barbara Ramsey ’75 were also elected, with Freiling receiving almost a quarter of the vote in the five candidate field.

4. Letter to the Editor: A missing perspective

Dear Editor, I recently had a chance to read the Flat Hat’s latest article, “Finishing with Funding: Senate Allocates Funds During Last Meeting of Semester” written by Sarah Smith. As a three-year employee of Steer Clear and the current director,

5. Letter to the Editor: Barbara Ramsey Endorsement

The May 3rd City Council election boasts a large pool from which William & Mary students can choose. Yet, a clear distinction exists between candidates with pragmatic leadership and candidates with little substance. As William & Mary students and residents

6. City Council elections begin today

City Council elections will be held Tuesday May 3. The Flat Hat has you covered with all the information you need to know about the candidates running for City Council. There are three seats open with five candidates running. The

7. Candidates, shaped by diverse backgrounds, offer different visions for Williamsburg

The five candidates running for City Council May 3 claim diverse backgrounds, professional experience and expertise. While the issues they plan to address are generally similar, their platforms diverge in scope and in focus.

8. Whitaker reflects on his year in office

During his time in office, outgoing Student Assembly President Yohance Whitaker ’16 supported legislation that would allocate funds to buy Open Educational Resource textbooks, was part of a team that launched the SA website, and signaled his support for mandatory diversity classes.

9. Growing up in Williamsburg: Greg Granger reflects on business, childhood lessons

Looking back on his childhood, Greg Granger remembers the first time he crossed Richmond Road without supervision. Years later, running for City Council, Granger is still trying to open up new domains in Williamsburg.

10. Paul Freiling ’83 focuses re-election bid on City Council experience

Walking into his advisor’s office during his freshman year, Paul Freiling ’83 was determined to become a doctor. But acting upon his advisor’s suggestion, Freiling dropped one of the science classes he had signed up for and took Greek and Roman mythology instead — a decision that would lead him to a Classical studies major, a life in Williamsburg and 12 years on City Council.