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The Pinterest fail files

January 29, 2015 |

By MARIAH YOUNG

Pinterest. It is just one of those things that catches your eye. The inspirational quotes, the fitness tips, the hair and makeup tutorials. It’s all so enticing, and the best part is that it all seems possible. … Read More

Civil Rights Movement showcased in ‘Selma’

January 29, 2015 |

By HOPE RACINE

It’s difficult to think critically about a movie like “Selma.”

The 2015 civil rights historical drama checks all the boxes of a good movie. The film is extremely well casted – Tom Wilkinson makes a very convincing … Read More

‘Great Lives’ commemorates life of JFK

January 28, 2015 |

By GINNY CLARK

“How many of you were alive and remember November 22, 1963?” asked Larry Sabato, looking out onto a completely packed Dodd Auditorium. Dozens of hands went up. “Ah, a fair number of you!” Sabato noted. “Well I … Read More

ResHall Recipes: Lasagna rolls

January 28, 2015 |

By SARAH NAYLOR

I love to plan and prepare meals for my family and for my boyfriend, but I’ll be honest – I’m not much of a cook. Instead of cooking, I love to bake anything and everything, so I … Read More

Oscars 2015: a focus on the everyday, or forgotten, heroes

January 28, 2015 |

By ALISON THOET

This year’s batch of best picture Oscar nominees are an interesting compilation of both the dramatic and the comedic. It is an unusual mix with perhaps the most comedic nominees ever, with “Birdman” and “The Grand Budapest … Read More

What’s new to Netflix this month?

January 22, 2015 |

By DELLA HETHCOX

The new semester has arrived and with it a new and exciting selection of hit films and television shows on Netflix.

More than 50 films have been added, as well as 10 seasons of recent and current … Read More

Treat yo self to the new ‘Parks and Recreation’ season

January 22, 2015 |

By AMANDA MOTLEY

For the past six seasons Parks and Recreation captivated audiences with its dry humor and lovable characters. Amy Poehler plays Leslie Knope, the lovable and quirky parks enthusiast who has inspired many to go out on a … Read More

Humans of UMW: January 22

January 22, 2015 |

By NANCY MILROY

From left to right:

“In a group, respect both its rules and the boundaries of each person in the group. If everyone works together, they will reach understanding through communication. I went to a high school where … Read More

Plugged in: Music that takes you on a journey

January 21, 2015 |

By TESS OSMER

Every artist has at least one song in their arsenal that is a true wild card, but it is artists that draw from multiple genres and create music that is innovative, layered and unique that become timeless. … Read More

The best deals downtown for Restaurant Week

January 21, 2015 |

By JONATHAN POLSON

Any student at the University of Mary Washington knows that Fredericksburg has a number of exciting and appetizing offerings when it comes to local restaurants. However, students also know that going out to eat is not always … Read More

Winter carnival warms up Lee Hall

January 21, 2015 |

By TIFFANY OSUANAH

The University of Mary Washington kicked off the semester by warming up Lee hall with the annual Winter Carnival.

The University Programming Council, in collaboration with Cheap Seats and Class Council, hosted this year’s Carnival.

Students packed … Read More