Thursday, September 29, 2022

ICYMI: W&M Student Assembly resolution, Williamsburg Winery for sale, W&M avoids lawsuit and more

With dozens of headlines every day, it’s easy to miss some here and there.

Get in on the conversation with this list of WYDaily’s most-read stories from the past week.

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is Sept. 15-Oct. 15, so how are school divisions in the Historic Triangle celebrating? READ MORE

Here’s how local school divisions celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month this year

Open dialogue

The College of William & Mary wants to start an open dialogue after the university announced the decision to cut seven varsity sports programs. READ MORE

‘Open dialogue’: W&M plans to discuss future of athletics; aims for transparency


The recent For The Bold resolution was a “call for respect of W&M Values, transparency, and accountability,” and was sponsored by Conor Sokolowsky, Class of 2023 president and a member of the men’s swim team, one of the seven sports programs cut. READ MORE

Resolution: W&M Student Assembly calls administration lack of transparency about sports cuts ‘appalling’

Williamsburg Winery for sale

The property, 5800 Wessex Hundred, spans 342 acres with the winery, two restaurants — the Gabriel Archer Tavern and Cafe Provencal located in the Wedmore Place hotel — the Retail Wine Shop and multiple event spaces including Wessex Hall which frequently hosts weddings and other occasions. READ MORE

Williamsburg Winery is up for sale. The asking price: $40 million

No lawsuit…for now

The College of William & Mary might have avoided a Title IX lawsuit after suspending seven varsity sports programs. READ MORE

Time’s up: W&M avoids Title IX lawsuit — for now

John Mangalonzo
John Mangalonzo ( is the managing editor of Local Voice Media’s Virginia papers – WYDaily (Williamsburg), Southside Daily (Virginia Beach) and HNNDaily (Hampton-Newport News). Before coming to Local Voice, John was the senior content editor of The Bellingham Herald, a McClatchy newspaper in Washington state. Previously, he served as city editor/content strategist for USA Today Network newsrooms in St. George and Cedar City, Utah. John started his professional journalism career shortly after graduating from Lyceum of The Philippines University in 1990. As a rookie reporter for a national newspaper in Manila that year, John was assigned to cover four of the most dangerous cities in Metro Manila. Later that year, John was transferred to cover the Philippine National Police and Armed Forces of the Philippines. He spent the latter part of 1990 to early 1992 embedded with troopers in the southern Philippines as they fought with communist rebels and Muslim extremists. His U.S. journalism career includes reporting and editing stints for newspapers and other media outlets in New York City, California, Texas, Iowa, Utah, Colorado and Washington state.

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