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Framar House celebrates spring with Holi celebration

April 15, 2015 |

By KELLY EMMERICH

Jefferson Square burst into an array of color as friends and strangers alike threw colors at one another in celebration of Holi. Hosted by University of Mary Washington’s Framar International Housing, Holi was a beautiful display of tradition, culture and colorful chalk powder. Read More

Symfonics show deadly talent in spring concert

April 9, 2015 |

By AERIEL MERILLAT

Symfonics held their spring concert with the theme “Deadly Sinfonics” last Thursday, April 2 in Dodd Auditorium. At the end of each semester, the a cappella group provides an on-campus showcase to share their months of hard work arranging and practicing selected songs. Read More

Klein Theatre preview: ‘Lady Windermere’s Fan’

April 9, 2015 |

By AMANDA MOTLEY

Oscars Wilde’s play “Lady Windermere’s Fan” is coming to life at Klein Theatre this week with the opening of the University of Mary Washington’s Theatre Department’s production.Read More

The last season of ‘Mad Men’ opens with ‘Severance,’ leaves characters adrift

April 8, 2015 |

By ALISON THOET

Mad Men’s opening sequence was bittersweet last Sunday, knowing there are only a few more chances to see it. This time, the reclining man began to look a little faded.Read More

The One Note Stand, stands up for memorial endowment

April 8, 2015 |

By EMILY HANSON

The One Note Stand held their spring concert last Saturday, April 3, in memorial of Robert (Bob) Ericson, who suddenly passed away this past April.Read More

Bully Paws mixes charity and puppies on Ball Circle

April 8, 2015 |

By ALEXA ALLEN

Ball Circle buzzed last week as puppies invaded campus for charity. For a donation of $1, students could get their picture taken, with funds raised going toward helping the Bully Paws organization.Read More

How to move out of your res hall: tips and tricks

April 8, 2015 |

By AMANDA MOTLEY

Whether or not we want to face the facts, the end of the semester is coming quickly. This time will be filled with long trips to the library, study breaks, friends, countless campus events and the inevitable … Read More

Your April Netflix binge list

April 8, 2015 |

By DELLA HETHCOX

Netflix has you covered during these last few weeks of the semester, whether you need to do some “research” or take a break from studying for exams.Read More

Plugged In: EDM

April 2, 2015 |

By TESS OSMER

I always love music that tells a lyrical story. It is the reason we all plug into our phones, computers and iPads: to connect and relate to something on the other end.Read More

Res Hall Recipe: Microwave Mug Cake

April 2, 2015 |

By SARAH NAYLOR

This recipe is perfect for one of those long days where you are just too busy or too tired to spend hours in the kitchen baking and decorating a whole cake.Read More

SHH raises money for work in Honduras during Thrift SHHop

April 1, 2015 |

By EMILY HANSON

A multitude of clothing and other items sat neatly folded on tables as part of the merchandise sold at the Students Helping Honduras’ Thrift SHHop fundraiser.Read More

A retro vibe finds a corner in the modern Convergence Center

April 1, 2015 |

By ALISON THOET

With smartphones in hand and computers on laps, it can be hard for this generation not to look down upon old technology. Yet we still sit on living room couches with friends, invested in video games, television and music, no different than most kids did in generations past.Read More

Arab Culture Night celebrates culture and diversity in Anderson Center

April 1, 2015 |

By KELLY EMMRICH

The University of Mary Washington’s fifth annual Arab Culture Night was a lively event accompanied by local and student performers and provided attendants with a glimpse at another culture.Read More

Students Showcase Talent During PRISM Drag Show

April 1, 2015 |

By JULIANE KIM

Drag queens and kings entertained on stage, dancing and singing before a crowd of cheering admirers at the annual Drag Show this past Saturday.Read More

UPC hosts campus wide talent show

April 1, 2015 |

By DELLA HETHCOX

University of Mary Washington students cheered on as friends danced, sang and performed tricks at the first ever “Mary Wash’s Got Talent” competition hosted by the University Programming Council.Read More

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

Mr. UMW brings humor and talent to Dodd Auditorium

March 26, 2015 |

By AMANDA MOTLEY

Dodd Auditorium filled with glitz and glamour as the men of the University of Mary Washington residence halls competed in the annual Mr. UMW pageant. 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

Austin Moody swoons country-loving crowd at UPC Live

March 25, 2015 |

By AERIEL MERILLAT

Country music fans at the University of Mary Washington gathered at the Underground Wednesday night for UPC Live’s latest acoustic act, Austin Moody.Read More

Class Council celebrates campus tradition with beach-themed Junior Ring Week

March 24, 2015 |

By MATTHEW MACALOON

Class Council, known as the organization on campus that carries out events that honor the University of Mary Washington’s most treasured traditions, did their part this weekend in celebrating the 58-year tradition of Junior Ring Week. Read More

Dorm Room D.I.Y: Scented sugar scrubs

March 24, 2015 |

By TIFFANY OSUANAH

With the change of the seasons and the unpredictable weather, our skin is often tired and dry from the winter season. It is time to try something new to exfoliate and refresh your skin.Read More

Your March Netflix binge list

March 18, 2015 |

By DELLA HETHCOX

For March, Netflix has added more than 37 films and television seasons to keep up the tradition of binge watching through another month.

Fans of “The Office” and “30 Rock” rejoice, Ellie Kemper, who played Erin on … Read More

Puppy Raisers continue to promote club on campus

March 18, 2015 |

By ZOYA AHMED

Canine Companion International (CCI), or better known on campus as the CCI Puppy Raisers club is still going strong at the University of Mary Washington this semester.Read More

“Cinderella” falls flat under recycled storyline

March 18, 2015 |

By ALISON THOET

She sweeps into the ballroom, smile plastered on her face, glitter glued to skin and skirt alike, flitting about in a twinkling blue dress more full-bodied than an elephant’s behind. This is the new “Cinderella,” an over-the-top creation floating out of the head of Kenneth Branagh, perhaps one of the most over-the-top actors and directors there is.Read More

Alumna visits campus to discuss NASA research

March 18, 2015 |

By JULIANE KIM

Katie Mulrey, an alumna of the University of Mary Washington, lectured recently on her graduate research conducted in Antarctica. The Society of Physics Students sponsored the presentation, which occurred on Wednesday, March 11.Read More

PAC show highlights student talent

March 18, 2015 |

By JULIANE KIM

The Performing Arts Club put on their 2015 spring Small Show the Wednesday before spring break in Dodd Auditorium.
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ITCC celebrates the opening of Digital Auditorium

March 17, 2015 |

By AMANDA MOTLEY

The University of Mary Washington Information and Technology Convergence Center has become a source of all things involving technology for the student body. The newly opened Digital Auditorium, which is on the first floor of the ITCC, is no exception. Read More

Color, texture make their way onto the Red Carpet

February 25, 2015 |

By ALISON THOET

The Oscar show may start at 8:30 p.m., but the fashion shows start hours earlier, and even months before the main event. This year, some of the most renowned fashion icons have returned, and others surprised us on the Red Carpet.Read More

Oscars bring the unexpected as stars use spotlight to shine on various issues

February 25, 2015 |

By ALISON THOET

This year’s Oscars brought glitz, Brits and a bit of the expected with some surprising winners and, most importantly, a strong trend in using the spotlight for the good of others.Read More