Life UMW a ghost town as students and faculty practice social distancing 1 min read 2 months ago Blue and Gray Press Life The class of 2020 bids farewell to the University of Mary Washington as campus closes 8 weeks early due to COVID-19. (Lilian Perez | The Blue & Gray Press) by LILIAN PEREZ Staff Photographer Commuter parking on College Avenue is free of cars as the University of Mary Washington moves to online instruction. A typically busy Panera Bread located in the University Center closes due to directives regarding social distancing during COVID-19. (Lilian Perez | The Blue & Gray Press)Christopher Hudert, a sophomore double majoring in music and math, walks across a deserted campus after grabbing lunch. (Lilian Perez | The Blue & Gray Press)Staff Writer Jai-Leah Garcia returned to a nearly empty campus in search of students who chose to stay on campus after closure. (Lilian Perez | The Blue & Gray Press) Tags: campus closure coronavirus COVID-19 Lilian Perez photo essay photostory social distancing Continue Reading Previous Humans of UMW: Ben Onguene on language and community in a new countryNext Students make the most of social distancing on an empty campus More Stories 4 min read Life For creative writing majors, William Street mansion is home 1 month ago Blue and Gray Press Life 3 min read Life Various Netflix binge list: Horror movies for quarantine 1 month ago Blue and Gray Press Life 4 min read Life What it means to be an essential worker and a college student during the time of Coronavirus 1 month ago Blue and Gray Press Life Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email.