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The Blue & Gray Press | March 3, 2015

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Alex Anderson leads UMW swim team to 15th straight CAC title

February 26, 2015 |

By CARTER WALLER

Similar to their female counterparts, the men’s swim team at the University of Mary Washington captured a dominating conference title to continue one of the longest Capital Athletic Conference win streaks in school history.

This year marks … Read More

Peace Corps recognizes UMW as one of top producers of volunteers

February 26, 2015 |

By NEPHTHALIE LAUTURE

The University of Mary Washington is once again ranked as one of the top small colleges to produce a large number of alumni that now serve as volunteers in the Peace Corps.Read More

Editorial: Promoting achievements of our school, the proper way to bring in new students

February 26, 2015 | 1

By THE BLUE & GRAY PRESS STAFF

The University of Mary Washington’s Board of Visitors heard a proposal from Kimberly Buster-Williams, associate provost for enrollment management, at their most recent meeting, in which she put forth a plan for the removal of SAT score submissions for students with high grade point averages.Read More

UMW police make updates to dispatch system

February 25, 2015 |

By EMILY HOLLINGSWORTH

The University of Mary Washington’s Police Department is in the process of installing a new computer system that will gather more data about the systems students use. Read More

Color, texture make their way onto the Red Carpet

February 25, 2015 |

By ALISON THOET

The Oscar show may start at 8:30 p.m., but the fashion shows start hours earlier, and even months before the main event. This year, some of the most renowned fashion icons have returned, and others surprised us on the Red Carpet.Read More

Oscars bring the unexpected as stars use spotlight to shine on various issues

February 25, 2015 |

By ALISON THOET

This year’s Oscars brought glitz, Brits and a bit of the expected with some surprising winners and, most importantly, a strong trend in using the spotlight for the good of others.Read More

Members of DivestUMW discuss presentation before BOV and future plans

February 25, 2015 |

By HOPE RACINE

On Friday, Feb. 19, members of campus group DivestUMW were granted 15 minutes to present in front of the University of Mary Washington Board of Visitors. The presentation focused on informing BOV members about the intent of DivestUMW, offering suggestions for divestment from fossil fuels and stating their demands. Read More

Simpson Library undergoes project to free up usable space

February 25, 2015 |

By HOPE RACINE

As part of a four-year process, the University of Mary Washington’s Simpson Library is weeding through older books in the hopes of making more usable space for students. Read More

Letter to the Editor: Volunteering is great way to finish graduation requirements

February 25, 2015 |

As the spring semester has arrived, most seniors are finishing up their last minute requirements that will allow them to graduate.Read More

The world is your oyster, right? Take advantage of school breaks

February 25, 2015 |

By ALEX CLEGG

As we begin to undertake in the meaningless small-talk that is, “What are you doing for spring break?” I would like to propose some different questions: Are you content with what you are doing for break? Are you doing what you really want to be doing? If not, why?Read More