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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 | 1

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 | 1

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 | 1

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 | 1

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

The Undeniably Adjacent bring hot jokes to battle the cold

February 24, 2015 | 1

By KELLY EMMRICH

University of Mary Washington’s one and only improv troupe, the Undeniably Adjacent, continues to wow newcomers and dedicated fans alike with their funny sketches and edgy monologues.Read More

UMW Chamber Festival fills Pollard Hall with impressive performances

February 24, 2015 |

By HAVEN SCOTT

Pollard Hall was full of sweet melodies during the University of Mary Washington Chamber FestivalRead More

Pinterest Files: DIY make up recovery

February 24, 2015 | 1

By MIRANDA YOUNG

…on this week’s Pinterest Files, I am going to stop you from wasting your money on a new one, or spending your mornings trying to stop yourself from spilling the loose pieces all over the place.Read More

COAR variety show raises money for Habitat for Humanity

February 24, 2015 |

By EMILY HANSON

Community Outreach and Resource’s annual Variety Show wowed audiences at the University of Mary Washington with an array of campus acts on Friday, Feb. 20 while raising money for their Alternative Spring Break Program with Habitat for Humanity.Read More

Professor Profile: Outside the classroom, Stephen Davies rocks out

February 17, 2015 |

By NOELLE PAOLICELLI

As students, we often assume that professors do not have a life outside of the classroom. However, that is not the case for University of Mary Washington Professor Stephen Davies.Read More

Campus celebrates day off with snow-filled activities

February 17, 2015 |

With a snow covered campus and classes cancelled for the day, University of Mary Washington students hit the hills for a day of fun and winter activities. Students welcomed the snow day on Tuesday, Feb. 17 by using the unexpected day off to catch up on studying or play in the snow.
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‘Fifty Shades’ soundtrack scores numerous hits

February 17, 2015 |

By AMANDA MOTLEY

“Fifty Shades of Grey” accumulated a lot of media attention over the past couple of weeks due to the racy nature of its plot. The movie reached a record high at the box office with an opening of $266 million dollars worldwide, but the soundtrack also shined and reached the number two spot for most purchased album on iTunes.Read More

Res hall recipe: snow day truffles

February 17, 2015 |

By HAVEN SCOTT

If you are like me and love to bake, then these easy Oreo truffles are the perfect project for you.Read More

Plugged In: Tunes to help you tune out

February 17, 2015 |

By TESS OSMER

Pause and plug in those ear buds or reach for your beats, I have something to show you. That is if chill, layered music sounds like something you would be interested in.

I … Read More