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Hurricane Florence may have avoided UMW, but the rest of the country was certainly not left unscathed.
By LINDSAY RUONGRAT
UMW women’s varsity volleyball team has included a mix of students who are in their freshman or sophomore year. This has created a sense of inclusion for both players and coaches.
By LAUREN CLOSS
Recently, Nike announced that Kaepernick would be the face of their latest “Just do it” campaign.
By DALEY JENNINGS
On Sept. 7 and 8, student leaders on campus came together to participate in the second annual UMW Student Leadership Summit.
By ELIZABETH FINTO
Eagle Gathering is one of the most prominent UMW traditions during which the new incoming class is initiated into the Mary Washington community.
Over 120 clubs, organizations and departments fill Ball Circle only twice a year, and it is an amazing sight to behold.
The event welcomes back students and celebrates the end of the first week of classes and the beginning of a new semester.
By OLIVIA BRIDGES & LINDSEY BROWN
Contributing Writer & Senior Writer
From January 2017 to March 2018, the UMW maintenance department received 47 reports of mold and mildew in various campus buildings, according to work orders obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request.
By THE BLUE & GRAY PRESS EDITORIAL BOARD
This week marks the last issue of The Blue & Gray Press for the school year. As the end of the semester approaches and clubs are transitioning their officers, we at The Blue & Gray Press are doing the same.
By ES HETHCOX & MEAGHAN MCINTYRE
Online Editor & News Editor
Flipping through a University of Mary Washington student handbook or reading through forbidden items in residence halls, students can find a list of forbidden items including: drugs, fireworks, and …
Grace Howie, Contributing Writer
Lucy Dacus, a 22-year-old from Richmond, ended her tour on Apr. 14 at the Rock n Roll Hotel in D.C. The show sold out so quickly when it was announced, that they booked a second show the same night. An early show, and a late show. I went to the late show that started at 10 p.m. and ended after midnight. The three bands, all playing two sets in a short few hours, was nothing short of true musicianship.
By GRACE HOWIE
On Thursday, Apr. 12, the University of Mary Washington welcomed We The Kings and T-Pain. With the help of volunteers, the Campus Programming Board transformed the Anderson Center into a concert venue fitting of these two artists.
By HANNAH ROTHWELL
On Wednesday, April 11 as a part of the “Can We Talk” student forums, President Paino presented his proposed budget for the 2018-2019 school year to gauge student reactions to proposed tuition increases.
By HANNAH GALEONE
Keith Mellinger, after serving as the interim dean since June 2017, was named the permanent dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.
By ALEXIS ERB
With two games until the first round of the CAC tournament the University of Mary Washington Men’s lacrosse team brought their game this past Saturday, but it wasn’t enough to overcome Salisbury.
By HANNA LUGO
The National Hockey League playoffs have always been a hit. Every season, sports fans gather around the television or arenas to cheer on their favorite team, hoping for an intense game to remember later on.
By BRIAN SWEENEY
During this year’s NBA playoffs, sixteen teams are currently in the first rounds of the playoffs. In the Eastern Conference, the Toronto Raptors and the Philadelphia 76er’s took the lead during their first game of the opening round.
By T’KEYAH JONES
Recently, the Student Government Association (SGA), held elections to determine their new cabinet for the upcoming school year.
By KYLE CLARKE
Once a year, the best golfers on earth gather in Augusta, Georgia to compete in the most coveted golf tournament of our time. Augusta National is one of the most punishing golf courses in the United States, with greens faster than lightning and fairways that seem to get narrower every year.
By JOHN WRAY
As the University unthaws from a very cold and rainy winter with only one good snow day in the books, the campus is ready for spring and to feel the warm weather again. Some of the most excited students on campus are the ones that are involved in spring sports.
By ANTHONY BENSON
On Saturday, April 7, 2018, the University of Mary Washington tennis team hosted Carnegie Mellon University. Carnegie Mellon University, located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has the ninth best tennis team in the nation in DIII, outranking Mary Washington’s team by ten places, who sit at nineteenth place.
By ESTER SALGUERO
Patrick Tompkins, a Rappahannock Scholar and advisory board member for the program, knew from a young age that he wanted to go to college to live out his mother’s dream.
By GRIFFIN BOWER
I was inspired to do a “Then & Now” photo series of campus after learning that Campus Walk was once a road in an Intro to Planning class I took last semester. I found pictures …