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The Blue & Gray Press | January 25, 2015

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What’s new to Netflix this month?

January 22, 2015 |

By DELLA HETHCOX

The new semester has arrived and with it a new and exciting selection of hit films and television shows on Netflix.

More than 50 films have been added, as well as 10 seasons of recent and current … Read More

President puts forth proposal for free community college

January 22, 2015 |

By KATIE REDMILES

During Tuesday’s State of the Union address, President Barack Obama presented his idea to help alleviate the burden of student debt.

Obama’s plan revolves around providing two years of community college tuition to those who earn it. … Read More

Treat yo self to the new ‘Parks and Recreation’ season

January 22, 2015 |

By AMANDA MOTLEY

For the past six seasons Parks and Recreation captivated audiences with its dry humor and lovable characters. Amy Poehler plays Leslie Knope, the lovable and quirky parks enthusiast who has inspired many to go out on a … Read More

Humans of UMW: January 22

January 22, 2015 |

By NANCY MILROY

From left to right:

“In a group, respect both its rules and the boundaries of each person in the group. If everyone works together, they will reach understanding through communication. I went to a high school where … Read More

Editorial: New semester, new goals from the Editorial Board

January 22, 2015 |

By BLUE & GRAY PRESS EDITORIAL BOARD

The Blue & Gray Press came into the fall semester with a new name, a new look and a more professional and well-rounded means of coverage. Yesterday, we launched a new website as … Read More

Plugged in: Music that takes you on a journey

January 21, 2015 |

By TESS OSMER

Every artist has at least one song in their arsenal that is a true wild card, but it is artists that draw from multiple genres and create music that is innovative, layered and unique that become timeless. … Read More

The best deals downtown for Restaurant Week

January 21, 2015 | 3

By JONATHAN POLSON

Any student at the University of Mary Washington knows that Fredericksburg has a number of exciting and appetizing offerings when it comes to local restaurants. However, students also know that going out to eat is not always … Read More

Winter carnival warms up Lee Hall

January 21, 2015 |

By TIFFANY OSUANAH

The University of Mary Washington kicked off the semester by warming up Lee hall with the annual Winter Carnival.

The University Programming Council, in collaboration with Cheap Seats and Class Council, hosted this year’s Carnival.

Students packed … Read More

Pushing stereotypes of hair care

January 21, 2015 | 1

By SAMANTHA GROSS

I officially stopped shaving about seven months ago, and honestly, at that point, it was more of an “eh, no one’s seeing this anyway” kind of thing more than a personal belief issue.

The double standards of … Read More

Peter Jackson’s “Battle of Five Armies” disappoints some fans

January 21, 2015 |

By COLEMAN HOPKINS

Over the past fourteen years Peter Jackson delivered non-stop box office successes about Middle Earth. Since his first movie, “The Fellowship of The Ring” in 2001, Jackson has done “Lord of the Rings” author J.R.R Tolkien justice … Read More