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1. Over 40 percent of men — but less than 29 percent of women — admitted to the College in 2013

If you’re currently a student at the College of William and Mary, one of the proudest moments of your life was most likely receiving your College acceptance letter. If you’re currently a female applicant, good luck.

2. College partners with EVMS for physicians’ assistant program

The College of William and Mary is expanding its partnership with Eastern Virginia Medical School with a new Early Assurance Program (EAP) for the EVMS Physician’s Assistant program. Students receive prerequisite credits towards their application to EVMS from courses they have taken at the College.

3. NAACP host debate

The NAACP hosted a mock senatorial debate Monday at Commonwealth Auditorium between the Young Democrats, represented by Elise Orlick ’15, and the College Republicans, represented by Trevor Parkes ’15.

4. Little by little: the cost of being a big

Just under 30 percent of female undergraduates belong to one of the College of William and Mary’s 12 social sororities. In addition to agreeing to uphold the tenets of Greek life upon induction, new members take on another responsibility: paying dues.

5. Student Assembly funds WCWM FallFest, STI testing

At their Tuesday meeting, the College of William and Mary Student Assembly Senate passed an activities and events request made by WCWM, the College’s student-run radio station.

6. College expands definition of consent

Vice President for Student Affairs Ginger Ambler ’88 Ph.D. ’06 announced last week that the College of William and Mary’s policies and procedures for dealing with sexual misconduct are undergoing revisions to clarify expectations and comply with the Office for Civil Rights’ recommendations.

7. Students establish Haven on campus

The Haven, a new on-campus resource for students learning about and recovering from sexual assault and relational abuse, will open today at the College of William and Mary. In the newly-created space, students can learn how to access the resources offered on and off campus for survivors of sexual assault or abuse. The Haven will also operate as a safe space in which students can discuss their journeys toward healing.

8. College’s club policy changes

With about 465 official clubs currently on campus, the College of William and Mary is redefining what it means to be a recognized student organization. Starting at the beginning of this semester, the Office of Student Leadership Development has implemented new procedures for student groups seeking recognition and has developed a system for classifying existing organizations.

9. Weapons in Williamsburg

There is, simply put, no reason that the police, or anyone excluding the military for that matter, should have access to these tools.

10. Coming out and finding your place when everyone else is straight

The problem with the closet is that it prevents people from seeing the realest you there is. And it’s terribly hidden — no one knows you are in there but you.