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The Blue & Gray Press | September 28, 2016

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Podcast from 9/26/16

September 27, 2016 |

A recap of the 9/22/16 Blue & Gray Press issue Read More

Podcast from 9/19/16

September 22, 2016 |

A Recap of the 9/15/16 Blue & Gray Press issue.Read More

Women’s soccer entertains fans under lights

September 22, 2016 |

By MIKEY BARÑES

Sitting under the lights at the Campus Rec Field, you can see fans lined up along the sidelines screaming and cheering. You can hear one University of Mary Washington student consistently screaming “Randolph Bacon,” to get in the heads of the UMW opponent, Randolph-Macon College.Read More

Cartoon: Practice what you preach

September 22, 2016 |

By TERRI LA RUE

“If people don’t want to get shot by the cops, they shouldn’t break the law. I mean, what do criminals expect?”
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Staff Ed: Back to the 90’s

September 22, 2016 |

By THE BLUE & GRAY PRESS STAFF

Social media has become an essential part of the, specifically, teenage American culture. As the disconnect continues between us and our parents, typically concerning the birth of memes, a revitalization of our childhood has ensued.

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Senator Mark Warner Visits UMW Campus

September 22, 2016 |

By VIRGINIA BIXBY

On Friday, Sept. 9, Senator Mark Warner visited the University of Mary Washington to speak to political science and sociology students about the economy, mostly regarding the nature of work and wealth. The event was held in Monroe Hall Room 116 at 1 p.m. and was hosted by Dr. Eric Bonds.Read More

110 free passports offered to UMW students

September 22, 2016 |

By KELLY O’GRADY

This past week, flyers were everywhere on campus advertising a free Passport Caravan event to encourage studying abroad. The Council of International Education Exchange is providing $20 million in scholarships for college students to study abroad through the Generation Study Abroad Initiative. This initiative includes free passports that are to be given to 10,000 American students. Read More

Senior bucketlist: Fredericksburg hidden treasures and sunrise hikes

September 22, 2016 |

By CAITLIN WILLIAMS

Coming into college as a freshman, most of us have a set of personal goals that we hope to accomplish. For example, we have all seen the Buzzfeed and Odyssey articles, “College bucket lists.” Some of these give examples such as chugging a beer or going streaking, but others focus on more concrete goals such as traveling.Read More

UC hacks: makeshift waffle cones, cereal, and homemade Blizzards

September 22, 2016 |

By RIPKEN SMITH

Since its opening, many students have complained about the choices at the dining hall in the University Center. To solve these problems I have created a list of tips for learning the ins and outs of the UC. Read More

DIYs make dorm rooms more homey

September 22, 2016 |

By KELLIN GIBSON

DIY aka “Do It Yourself” projects are not just for Pinterest users, but they are also for UMW dorm room decorators. When students are a long way from home, DIY crafts and creations are a way to subside the symptom of homesickness.Read More