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Op-Ed: Why UMW is not a ‘feminist friendly campus’

January 29, 2015 | 107

By PAIGE MCKINSEY

Last semester I was asked if I thought the University of Mary Washington was a “feminist friendly campus.” At the time, I said yes it was, citing the record-breaking number of sign-ups Feminists United received at Club … Read More

Editorial: Time for greater investment in students

January 29, 2015 | 1

By THE BLUE & GRAY PRESS EDITORIAL BOARD

The Blue & Gray Press reported last week that current on-campus construction projects are on track to be completed on schedule. The article also discussed some of the features of the new buildings, which are exciting and will surely be welcomed by future classes.Read More

Grad School is not for everyone, but should it be?

January 27, 2015 |

By KATIE FRAZIER

Better job opportunities, the promise of higher salaries, writing the infamous master’s thesis, some extra bling to put on your resume and having that new diploma to stick up on the wall beside your bachelor’s degree. These are just some of the many reasons that students choose to pursue graduate school.Read More

Patriots caught cheating the system, opens the door to skepticism

January 27, 2015 | 1

By COLEMAN HOPKINS

The New England Patriots and their head coach, Bill Belichick, are no strangers to cheating or the subsequent scandals that arise from their rule breaking. For instance, Spygate, the filming of the Jets’ defensive signals during a regular season game in September 2007, resulted in the loss of draft picks and fines for stealing the signs, a highly egregious and impactful offense.Read More

Want that good morning text everyday? Just throw down 25 dollars

January 27, 2015 |

By SAMANTHA GROSS

Meet the newest love of my life: Liam Joshua Kennedy. He is 23 years old, lives in Washington, D.C. and likes Netflix almost as much as I do. That right there should speak to our intense compatibility, but we also love reading, writing and traveling. We met at a party and, as they say, sparks flew. How else can I explain it, those soulful brown eyes stole my heart right then and there.Read More

Editorial: New semester, new goals from the Editorial Board

January 22, 2015 |

By BLUE & GRAY PRESS EDITORIAL BOARD

The Blue & Gray Press came into the fall semester with a new name, a new look and a more professional and well-rounded means of coverage. Yesterday, we launched a new website as … Read More

Pushing stereotypes of hair care

January 21, 2015 | 4

By SAMANTHA GROSS

I officially stopped shaving about seven months ago, and honestly, at that point, it was more of an “eh, no one’s seeing this anyway” kind of thing more than a personal belief issue.

The double standards of … Read More

Peter Jackson’s “Battle of Five Armies” disappoints some fans

January 21, 2015 |

By COLEMAN HOPKINS

Over the past fourteen years Peter Jackson delivered non-stop box office successes about Middle Earth. Since his first movie, “The Fellowship of The Ring” in 2001, Jackson has done “Lord of the Rings” author J.R.R Tolkien justice … Read More

President Obama proposes free college and preschool plans

January 21, 2015 |

By MONA OSMER

“Education is the basis of law and order.” This is a quote that first appeared in the 1962 film, “The Man Who Shot Liberty Valence,” and it has taken 53 years to sink in.

President Barack Obama’s … Read More

Lilly Pulitzer clothing line to hit Target racks

January 21, 2015 |

By KATIE FRAZIER

Hues of pink and green splashed with swirling, colorful nautical motifs distinguish the work of esteemed fashion designer Lilly Pulitzer. Her classical shift dresses have been seen on the likes of fashionistas such as Jackie Kennedy, and … Read More