Today is the 321st birthday of the College of William and Mary, or the 300th Anniversary of the year when the College was old enough to drink. While the historians are a bit cloudy on the subject, it's generally agreed that the College was actually too busy studying to actually have a drink on its 21st birthday.
W&M is marking the occasion with a number of Charter Day celebrations, including the Alumni Medallion Ceremony, where newly installed FBI Director James Comey '82, LLD '08 will be one of three distinguished grads received the College's most prestigious alumni award.
And in keeping with tradition, the College will also celebrate its birthday with a concert. This year, the featured artist is...
Wait, that can't be.
Says here that Wiz Khalifa is headlining the Charter Day Concert at William and Mary Hall. That's among the least William and Mary things ever. This has to be a harbinger of good to come.
My sources tell me, though, that Wiz has been asked to change the lyrics of 'Work Hard Play Hard', as W&M students will be confused by the second part of the verse.