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The Blue & Gray Press | October 15, 2018

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Performing Arts Company prepares for 2018 Small Show

October 11, 2018 |

By ASHLEIGH GRIM
Staff Writer
The collaborative dose of dancing that you’ve been missing is back this semester.Read More

Fall events around Fredericksburg throughout October

October 11, 2018 |

By KENNETH MCDONELL & RACHEL COOPER
Staff Writers
Kayaking, live music, hiking, pumpkin patches, apple picking, Halloween spirit, and fall festivals. For students staying at UMW or in Fredericksburg for fall break, there are events to attend and places to visit around campus to enjoy the break.Read More

Movie review: Sony’s “Venom” is better than critics say

October 11, 2018 |

By HARRY FISHER
Online Editor
Venom is by far one of the most interesting characters Marvel has ever producedRead More

“The Predator” review: the hunt is on for a better movie

October 4, 2018 |

Harry Fisher
Online Editor
Few movies have managed to disappoint me as much as Shane Black’s “The Predator.”Read More

Domain Fellows create websites and discuss impact of web

October 4, 2018 |

By CAMERON ASHLEY
Staff Writer
Recently, the applications for UMW Domain Fellows closed and a new group of applicants became the next group of students to participate in the second year of this program, in which students create their own projects using UMW’s Domain of One’s Own.Read More

The Frights release new album and begin nation-wide tour

October 4, 2018 |

By ALICEN HACKNEY
Staff Writer
With the release of their most recent album “Hypochondriac,” which came out on Aug 24, The Frights have stretched from their consistent surf punk sound to encompass a grungy and rather clear studio sound.Read More

Students prepare for autumn traditions across campus

October 4, 2018 |

By Emily Keehan
Staff Writer
Sept. 22 marked the first day of autumn and the start of all the traditions and fun that come with the changing of the weather. The UMW community was eager to share their favorite things about this time of year and the traditions they uphold.Read More

Protecting the Rappahannock, keeping our river clean

October 4, 2018 |

By HEATHER STROTHER
Staff Writer
Friends of the Rappahannock, based in Fredericksburg, is a strong advocate for environmental education, restoration and advocacy.Read More

Students reflect on the value of college courses in high school

October 4, 2018 |

By KAITLYN MCCLUNG
Staff Writer
But do University of Mary Washington students really feel that taking AP courses in high school helped prepare them for college courses here, or was it a waste of their time?Read More

Walking or winning, some athletes miss out on graduation

October 4, 2018 |

By SARAH HAMPTON
Staff Writers
It is not about post-grad jobs or internships that are already on every senior’s mind, it is about the privilege of walking across the graduation stage.Read More

UMW student musician inspires others through music

September 27, 2018 |

By ALLISON TOVEY
Staff Writer
For some people, music is just something they enjoy. For others, it is something that becomes a part of them. Such is the case for UMW senior Abby Steinberg.Read More

UMW Theatre presents a modern drama, “The Amish Project”

September 27, 2018 |

By HARRY FISHER
Online Editor
Few plays are willing to tackle as much emotional subject matter as “The Amish Project.”Read More

Muggy weather raises student concerns about AC

September 27, 2018 |

By LUKE HILMER
Staff Writer
With the passing tropical depression Florence leaving humid moisture all across campus, many students are began to question the integrity of the campus dormitory air conditioning.Read More

CIE director helps study abroad dreams become reality

September 27, 2018 |

By LAURA TAYLOR
Staff Writer
Imagine traveling to Buenos Aires, Argentina, where locals carry around little leather water carriers with herbs.Read More

Audiences praise “Crazy Rich Asians” for display of culture

September 20, 2018 |

By MARIE ROPER
Staff Writer
“Crazy Rich Asians” has the typical mother disliking the girlfriend trope but with a refreshing twist.Read More

Carrie Underwood releases emotional new album “Cry Pretty”

September 20, 2018 |

By LINDEY BROWN
Staff Writer
The talented country music superstar Carrie Underwood dropped her seventh studio album “Cry Pretty” on Friday, Sep. 14.Read More

Student appreciates University’s beautification efforts

September 20, 2018 |

By JOSEPH LANGLEY
Staff Writer
Find out what makes UMW one of the most beautiful campuses in Virginia.Read More

Beat to your own drum: UMW student’s musical choices

September 20, 2018 |

By ANDRE TURNER
Staff Writer
So, what’s on UMW student’s current music playlist? Read More

Annual Student Leadership Summit introduces new sessions

September 13, 2018 |

By DALEY JENNINGS
Staff Writer
On Sept. 7 and 8, student leaders on campus came together to participate in the second annual UMW Student Leadership Summit.Read More

The best slice in Fredericksburg, students debate

September 13, 2018 |

By JOSEPH KOBSAR
Staff Writer
Every UMW student has their favorite pizza place, but which one wins out in popularity among the student body?Read More

Dating culture at Mary Washington

September 13, 2018 |

By ADDIE HINTON
Staff Writer
We all know what college dating looks like in the movies, but are these grand romantic gestures the norm?Read More

Eagle Gathering ceremony welcomes incoming students to UMW

September 6, 2018 |

By ELIZABETH FINTO
Staff Writer
Eagle Gathering is one of the most prominent UMW traditions during which the new incoming class is initiated into the Mary Washington community.Read More

Over 120 clubs highlighted at annual Club Carnival

September 6, 2018 |

Over 120 clubs, organizations and departments fill Ball Circle only twice a year, and it is an amazing sight to behold.Read More

Students Celebrate first week of classes at First Friday

September 6, 2018 |

The event welcomes back students and celebrates the end of the first week of classes and the beginning of a new semester.Read More

Cross-Cultural BBQ shows off UMW’s multicultural groups

September 6, 2018 |

The James Farmer Multicultural Center’s Cross-Cultural Barbecue was held on August 30, as one of many social events held on campus to reach out to new students.Read More

The Rock’s “Rampage” bursts into nearby movie theaters

April 26, 2018 |

By Harry Fisher
Senior Writer

It has a very different tone than the games, but on its own, it can be a rather entertaining movie.Read More

UMW students search for internships over the summer

April 26, 2018 |

By Kyle Lehmann

Staff Writer

For many college students, especially upperclassmen, summertime means finding internships.Read More

How seniors spend the dead week before graduation

April 26, 2018 |

By T’Keyah Jones

Staff Writer

As we near the end of classes for the spring semester and begin studying for finals week, everyone is ready for a getaway. Read More

Summer reading: top five new books to get hooked on over break

April 25, 2018 |

By GARY KNOWLES

Senior Writer

With the semester coming to a close, students’ schedules will be opening up to do things with their free time.Read More

April Lookbook

April 19, 2018 |

By SAVARA GUNN

Senior Writer

Want to know the inspiration for these looks and how to create them yourself?Read More