Homecoming concert delayed until November

Homecoming concert delayed until November

By HOPE RACINE

In a departure from tradition, the University of Mary Washington’s Homecoming weekend will not feature a concert as part of this year’s festivities.

Visting essayist speaks to young writers

Visting essayist speaks to young writers

By LEAH VAHJEN

Essayist Elena Passarello brought with her an intimate energy, a unique accent, a dynamic reading performance, a multitude of jokes and some extremely sound advice for the large population of aspiring young writers of the University of Mary Washington during her visit last week.

Homecoming Preview: Top 5 things to look forward to

Homecoming Preview: Top 5 things to look forward to

By CHRIS MARKHAM

Sporting events are a cornerstone for any homecoming weekend, especially at the University of Mary Washington. Homecoming Weekend at UMW attracts both current and former students to its wide variety of athletic games, creating an electric and exciting atmosphere.

Students commemorate fall of Berlin Wall

Students commemorate fall of Berlin Wall

By HOLDEN VANDERDEER

Students made a replica of the Berlin Wall next to Ball Circle as a part of the University of Mary Washington’s commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the wall’s destruction.

Travel ban currently being debated, why we shouldn’t close our doors

Travel ban currently being debated, why we shouldn’t close our doors

By ALICE BALDYS

As speculation about the likelihood of an Ebola outbreak in the U.S. continues, President Obama and the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have been put on the defensive.


News

Feminists United continue to fight for change

Feminists United continue to fight for change

By EMILY HOLLINGSWORTH

Feminists United on Campus has never been a group to hold back when it comes to saying what they believe

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Viewpoints

Opinion: Senator Warner speaks out on student debt

Opinion: Senator Warner speaks out on student debt

By SENATOR MARK WARNER

My story may be much like yours: I was the first in my family to graduate from college. I was able to pay for my degree by working part time and taking on student debt. And after finishing my education, I tried to start a business but failed – not once, but twice.

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Life

Crawley wins dancing title

Crawley wins dancing title

By AMANDA MOTLEY

Terrie Crawley, a local dentist and member of the University of Mary Washington Board of Visitors, won the title of “Best-in-Show” at the second annual Dancing with the Fredericksburg Stars.

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Sports

Redskins name controversy rages on

Redskins name controversy rages on

By MIKEY BARNES

“This is their year.” Four words heard muttered prior to the start of every season for the Washington Redskins. Currently standing at 2-5, it seems as though it may be another year where things just do not go right for the Skins.

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Recent Articles

Feminists United continue to fight for change

Feminists United continue to fight for change

By EMILY HOLLINGSWORTH

Feminists United on Campus has never been a group to hold back when it comes to saying what they believe

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Fredericksburg represented in season 12 Top Chef

Fredericksburg represented in season 12 Top Chef

By AMANDA MOTLEY

A Fredericksburg local and University of Mary Washington alum are both competing in season 12 of the hit Bravo reality show “Top Chef.”

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Redskins name controversy rages on

Redskins name controversy rages on

By MIKEY BARNES

“This is their year.” Four words heard muttered prior to the start of every season for the Washington Redskins. Currently standing at 2-5, it seems as though it may be another year where things just do not go right for the Skins.

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Opinion: Senator Warner speaks out on student debt

Opinion: Senator Warner speaks out on student debt

By SENATOR MARK WARNER

My story may be much like yours: I was the first in my family to graduate from college. I was able to pay for my degree by working part time and taking on student debt. And after finishing my education, I tried to start a business but failed – not once, but twice.

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Editorial: The severity of the Ebola virus

By THE BLUE & GRAY PRESS

While the topic of Ebola continues to rule headlines, we would like to take a moment to emphasize the fact that, despite the amount of jokes that have been made in the media or perhaps even by friends, this disease is incredibly serious and should not be made into a laughing matter.

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Brits, Bath and Beyond

Brits, Bath and Beyond

By KATIE REDMILES

There are so many things that can kill you in this world. In fact, human beings are more fragile than any of us ever care to accept since that would mean living a life filled with more fear than we already do.

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Crawley wins dancing title

Crawley wins dancing title

By AMANDA MOTLEY

Terrie Crawley, a local dentist and member of the University of Mary Washington Board of Visitors, won the title of “Best-in-Show” at the second annual Dancing with the Fredericksburg Stars.

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Gone Girl thrills audience with psychological twists

Gone Girl thrills audience with psychological twists

By JULIANNE KUHN

On the morning of his fifth wedding anniversary, New Yorker Nick Dunne arrived home to find his wife, Amy, was missing. Surrounded by a media frenzy and suspicion from the police force in his small hometown in Missouri, Nick’s stories and behavior in front of the cameras leave him looking less than innocent.

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Iconic fashion designer passes away

Iconic fashion designer passes away

By AMANDA MOTLEY

Renowned fashion designer, Oscar de la Renta, passed away on Monday, Oct. 20 at the age of 82. He passed at his home surrounded by family and friends.

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