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The Blue & Gray Press | March 30, 2015

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Spring fashion brings back vintage styles

March 26, 2015 |

By CHELSEA FULLER

Spring is here, and if you (like most of us) are still walking around campus wearing knee-high boots and wool coats, the idea of a spring wardrobe has probably yet to cross your mind.Read More

‘Insurgent’ fails to match up to other dystopian series

March 26, 2015 |

By ALEXA ALLEN

“Insurgent” starts off where its prequel, “Divergent,” left off, with a handful of Dauntless refugees, including main characters Tris (Shailene Woodley) and Four (Theo James), taking refuge from the ruthless Erudite fraction.Read More

Professor Anita Taylor discusses prominent social issues at lecture

March 26, 2015 |

By MIGUEL MARX

Anita Taylor, professor emerita of communication and member of the gender and women’s studies faculty at George Mason University, spoke on feminist issues in a lecture to University of Mary Washington students at Lee Hall on March 18. Taylor discussed how much of modern society’s problems are feminist issues. Read More

UMW community mourns death of student

March 26, 2015 |

By HOPE RACINE

On Tuesday, March 24 the University of Mary Washington community was notified of the passing of junior theatre major Scott Houk.Read More

Administration dispels rumors regarding termination of music and arts education degrees

March 26, 2015 |

By HOPE RACINE

The University of Mary Washington community was temporarily shocked last week following rumors of the immediate termination of UMW art and music education degrees.

On March 19, the Department of Music Facebook page posted, “Yesterday we … Read More

Editorial: Change cannot be achieved without campus unity

March 26, 2015 | 2

By THE BLUE & GRAY PRESS EDITORIAL BOARD

For the past year the University of Mary Washington has undergone somewhat of an identity crisis. From last semester’s Greek life debate, to this semester’s sexual assault debate, we remain a campus that appears divided on a multitude of major issues, as well as the process in which we take on these issues.Read More

Education professors host 5th annual EdTech Conference

March 25, 2015 |

By HANNAH RIDDLE

Room 122 in the Stafford Campus’ North Building was filled with sounds of humming and beeping. Inside, a 3D printer scooted back and forth, slowly feeding on strings of blue plastic.Read More

The Center for Faith and Leadership Hosts Event about Human Trafficking

March 25, 2015 | 1

By EMILY HOLLINGSWORTH

When most people think of kidnapping or human trafficking, the film “Taken,” starring Liam Neeson, typically comes to mind. Most people do not think of pimping.Read More

Letter: In times of turmoil, administration should rise up and students must not turn on one another

March 25, 2015 | 3

As a body of under 4,000 students, the University of Mary Washington is truly something that is unique in Virginia. Walking under the same rain-washed bricks, in tune with the cycles of exam-induced stress and unfolding with close friends on ball circle, our university represents the ideal of community.Read More

ARH provides alcohol education at ‘Not So Thirsty Thursday’

March 25, 2015 |

By JULIANE KIM

This past Thursday, March 19, the Association of Residence Halls took a shot at ending alcohol abuse with their Not So Thirsty Thursday event.Read More