Student organizations to host Congressional debate

Student organizations to host Congressional debate

By KATEE SPENCER

On Monday, Oct. 6 at 7:30 p.m., the University of Mary Washington will host the First Congressional District Debate between incumbent Republican Representative Rob Wittman, Democrat Norm Mosher and Independent Green Party candidate Gail Parker in George Washington Hall’s Dodd Auditorium.

Nationals set to begin hunt for World Series

Nationals set to begin hunt for World Series

By SEAN KINSLOW

This baseball season, the Washington Nationals accomplished what was expected of them: they won the National League East by a whopping 17 games and finished the regular season with the best record in the National League (96-66).

Doubt

Doubt

By AERIEL MERILLAT

Controversy, religion, lies, sexuality, nuns, accusations, dramatic lighting and intensity; these are all things that the University of Mary Washington theatre department brought to the Klein Theatre stage with their first production of the 2014-2015 season, John Patrick Shanley’s Pulitzer Prize winning “Doubt.”

Center for International Education celebrates travel and culture in weeklong event

Center for International Education celebrates travel and culture in weeklong event

By EMILY HOLLINGSWORTH

Some who walked by Lee Hall last week may have wondered what was behind the blue and white sign draped across its entrance, which read simply, “Think Globally.”

Student employees struggle with pay period extension

Student employees struggle with pay period extension

By HOPE RACINE

Student employees received a surprise earlier this month when the University of Mary Washington informed them of a payroll glitch that would push back their pay period. The email, which was sent out on Sept. 10, informed student employees that their most recent pay period, originally set for Sept. 14, would be pushed back to Oct. 3.


News

New executive in residence excels in creative advertising

New executive in residence excels in creative advertising

By KATHERINE ERWIN

The College of Business announced Daniel Wolfe, a University of Mary Washington alum from the class of 1984, as the newest Executive-in-Residence for the 2014-2015 school year the past week.

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Viewpoints

Farewell Derek Jeter

Farewell Derek Jeter

By MONA OSMER

Live footage of Jeter’s last game showed hundreds of fans with tears rolling down their faces, tipping their hats in his direction, acknowledging the career of a lifetime.

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Life

A look into the learning living communities: Framar House

A look into the learning living communities: Framar House

By EMILY HOLLINGSWORTH

Framar House is a small, secluded building located behind Jefferson Hall. A student walking by could miss it at first glance. Ivy climbs up the patio, benches line the front of the house and it is not uncommon to see residents walking up and down the steep, grassy hill leading to the house or playing basketball at the court below. While it may be difficult to find the three-story home, it is also difficult to miss the wide-ranging impact that members of Framar House have made on students at the University of Mary Washington.

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Sports

Heisman trophy touches down in Fredericksburg area

Heisman trophy touches down in Fredericksburg area

By CHRIS MARKHAM

The Heisman trophy, which is annually awarded by the NCAA to the most outstanding Division I college football player, struck its legendary pose in Fredericksburg over the weekend in an appearance at the Pohanka Nissan off Route 1.

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Recent Articles

A look into the learning living communities: Framar House

A look into the learning living communities: Framar House

By EMILY HOLLINGSWORTH

Framar House is a small, secluded building located behind Jefferson Hall. A student walking by could miss it at first glance. Ivy climbs up the patio, benches line the front of the house and it is not uncommon to see residents walking up and down the steep, grassy hill leading to the house or playing basketball at the court below. While it may be difficult to find the three-story home, it is also difficult to miss the wide-ranging impact that members of Framar House have made on students at the University of Mary Washington.

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Heisman trophy touches down in Fredericksburg area

Heisman trophy touches down in Fredericksburg area

By CHRIS MARKHAM

The Heisman trophy, which is annually awarded by the NCAA to the most outstanding Division I college football player, struck its legendary pose in Fredericksburg over the weekend in an appearance at the Pohanka Nissan off Route 1.

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New executive in residence excels in creative advertising

New executive in residence excels in creative advertising

By KATHERINE ERWIN

The College of Business announced Daniel Wolfe, a University of Mary Washington alum from the class of 1984, as the newest Executive-in-Residence for the 2014-2015 school year the past week.

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‘Once Upon a Time’ meets ‘Frozen’

‘Once Upon a Time’ meets ‘Frozen’

By AMANDA MOTLEY

*Contains spoilers*

Storybrooke erupted with magic in the season premiere of “Once Upon a Time.” Elsa, Anna, Kristoff, Sven, trolls and the snow monster all made apperanances, tying the hit movie “Frozen” and “Once Upon A Time” together in a new plot.

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Farewell Derek Jeter

Farewell Derek Jeter

By MONA OSMER

Live footage of Jeter’s last game showed hundreds of fans with tears rolling down their faces, tipping their hats in his direction, acknowledging the career of a lifetime.

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Study abroad offers students passports to global education

Study abroad offers students passports to global education

By HOLDEN VANDERVEER

One of the newest ways the Center for International Education is helping University of Mary Washington students gain the most from a study abroad experience is by offering a new focused list of programs.

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Bookstore tries out new price comparison tool

Bookstore tries out new price comparison tool

By SARAH GRAMMER

The bookstore has added a new price comparison feature to their website this semester to help University of Mary Washington students with textbook purchases.

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UMW offers unique kickstarting opportunity

UMW offers unique kickstarting opportunity

By NEPHTHALIE LAUTURE

Student organizations now have the chance to raise additional funds for their clubs through a campaign sponsored by the University of Mary Washington Office of Annual Giving.

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Netflix binge for October

Netflix binge for October

By AMANDA MOTLEY

Netflix recently updated the streaming list for October with a brand new list of TV shows and movies. This month’s additions will include many new popular films, such as the “Hunger Games: Catching Fire” and “Django Unchained.”

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