As transfer students, we were expected to attend an orientation. It gave us a better understanding of what was expected of us and gave us some tools to help us prepare to move in the fall.
By LINDSEY BROWN
Julie Hodge has been working for the UMW theatre department for 23 years, longer than most students have even been alive. She has spent the majority of her teaching career working here and has loved every minute of it.
By ALLISON TOVEY
A senior music major focusing on composition and music technology, Drake Dragone writes about a lot of serious subject matter. But he makes it cathartic and joyful with the help of the Fredericksburg music scene.
By LINDSAY RUONGRAT
With winter break on the horizon and only a few weeks left to get your gifts ready, here are some tips for how you can tackle your holiday shopping list, without breaking the bank.
By EMILY SHUMAKER
Just because college students have not entered the workforce doesn’t mean they can’t start learning to manage their money.
By HARRY FISHER
As a fan of rock and roll music, I’ve always admired the work of the band Queen.
Beauty and makeup Youtuber James Charles releases eyeshadow palette in collaboration with Morphe BrushesNovember 14, 2018 | Blue and Gray Press Life
By SIERRA HORTON
On Nov. 2, 19 year old YouTube beauty guru, makeup artist and first male CoverGirl, James Charles, uploaded a video announcing his latest project: an eyeshadow palette and brush set with Morphe Brushes Cosmetics that were released Nov. 13.
By SAVANNAH BOYD
Professor Dan Wolfe has returned to UMW after graduating in 1984 and working in the movie industry for over 30 years.
By MOLLY AVERY
As the whistle blows, the cheering begins. From Simpson Library all the way to the spirit rock, you can hear someone yell “It’s Friday!” at high volume into a bullhorn.
By SEHAR JAMAL
This season, the UMW Theatre Department is presenting the musical “Merrily We Roll Along” at Klein Theatre.
By HARRY FISHER
“Merrily We Roll Along” is the latest show being performed by UMW students at Klein Theatre.
By ADDISON HINTON
“The Good Place” could be described by some as a feel-good show with cheesy humor and an unfolding love story, but under the surface, it is so much more.
By RHYS JOHNSON
The UMW chapter of Students Helping Honduras held a fundraiser on Campus Walk near Ball Circle from Wed., Oct. 24 to Fri., Oct. 26.
By BRIAN HARNISH
Once it finally downloaded, I was pleased to see that on this game, Activision utterly outdid themselves.
By ALICEN HACKNEY
In the midst of the controversial Trump administration, music is getting more political.
By SARAH HAMPTON
The rise of “athleisure,” athletic apparel that people wear in non-athletic settings, may be the comfiest and fastest-growing fashion trend.
By RILEY DOHERTY
The PuppyUp Walk is a charity event that hopes to bring funding and awareness to cancer, not only in humans but also dogs.
By SEIRRA HORTON
Since the course offerings for the spring of 2019 were released two weeks ago, students have begun poring over the list to plan and balance their schedules for the next semester.
By LAURA TAYLOR
After living in Venezuela for 17 years, Maria Herrera moved to Houston, Texas, by herself for the first time in her life.
By MATTHEW LEIBOWITZ
Fredericksburg is known for many things, including the vast amount of history in the area, yet many people don’t realize how many historic and famous music venues are just an hour’s drive away.
By CAMERON ASHLEY
On Sept. 25, YouTuber Shane Dawson released his first installment of an eight-part docuseries entitled “The Mind of Jake Paul.”
Country music is changing, but the change is not sudden.
The thirty-fourth annual UMW Ghostwalk is upon us.
By ASHLEIGH GRIM
The collaborative dose of dancing that you’ve been missing is back this semester.
By KENNETH MCDONELL & RACHEL COOPER
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.
By HARRY FISHER
Venom is by far one of the most interesting characters Marvel has ever produced
Few movies have managed to disappoint me as much as Shane Black’s “The Predator.”