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Police Beat

October 4, 2007 |

KATY BURNELL

Sep.  24-At 3:10 p.m., a 20-year-old male Mason Hall resident informed police that his blue equestrian jacket, valued at $250, went missing from his room sometime between Sept. 21 and Sept. 22.  There are no suspects or witnesses … Read More

Seeing Red

October 4, 2007 |

STEPHANIE BREIJO

Outraged University of Mary Washington junior Channon Fulton launched a week-long protest on Monday at the university’s fountain and in her classes to spread racism awareness, painting her visible skin from head to toe in red body paint … Read More

On-Campus Rx

October 4, 2007 |

MEGAN MCDONOUGH

Last year, students seeking medicine had to trek to Giant or CVS to get their prescription filled. This year they only have to walk as far as Mercer Hall. The UMW Health Center now stocks generic antibiotics in … Read More

UMW Profs. Least-Paid, Va.

October 4, 2007 |

TALLY BOTZER

Assistant professors at the University of Mary Washington are the lowest paid assistant professors at any of the 14 public four-year colleges in Virginia, earning on average $48,000 a year, according to a recent national survey. Their earnings … Read More

Budget Losses Under Control

October 4, 2007 |

JUSTIN TONEY

The University of Mary Washington is reducing its budgetary expenses by $1,638,822, in an effort to compensate for a 6.25 percent cut in state appropriations. On Aug. 20, Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine announced to the General Assembly his … Read More

Staff Editorial: TV or not TV?

September 27, 2007 |

If we had a flatscreen TV in the Bullet office, and it could talk, we would ask it, “Where are you going, TV?”  Sometimes TV serves us up some of the most depressing, soul-demolishing nonsense we’ve ever seen, and then, … Read More

Washroom Fees on the Rise

September 27, 2007 |

BY JUSTIN TONEY AND RYAN LOTT

This year at Mary Washington games at the Washroom went from costing one dollar per game to one dollar per game per hour, and students are not happy about it.

“That’s screwed up,” said … Read More

UMW Buys Third Campus

September 27, 2007 |

BY SARAH FINNEY

UMW has appropriated $2 million to buy 22 acres near the Dahlgren Naval Research base in King George County to build a new educational and research facility.

University officials say the branch-which Mary Washington would operate, but … Read More

Police Beat

September 27, 2007 |

BY KATY BURNELL

Sept. 18- At 7:50 a.m., Student Activities Director Joe Mollo reported that a Toshiba laptop computer belonging to the University had been stolen from his office between Sept. 13 and Sept. 15.  Police entered the $800 computer’s … Read More

Sports Center Plans Underway

September 27, 2007 |

BY SARAH FINNEY The University of Mary Washington has revived plans to build a 2,700-seat athletic facility in the parking area in front of Goolrick Hall. Varsity basketball and volleyball teams will play their games in the new building, which … Read More

Goolrick Fields Face Upgrades

September 27, 2007 |

BY BRYNN BOYER

Sunday mornings during football season, senior Megan McCrum walks behind the parking deck to the field by Route 1 to play intramural flag football, oftentimes coming back covered in mud if the game is the day after … Read More

Ex-President Gets Second DUI

September 27, 2007 |

BY KATY BURNELL

Former UMW President William Frawley was found guilty Friday in Fairfax County of Driving While Intoxicated—his second drunk driving conviction of the week.

A Fairfax judge ordered Frawley to serve 30 days in jail, but immediately suspended … Read More

Costs of Drinking Up: School Profits off Student Drinking

September 27, 2007 |

BY ERIN LEACH-KEMON

The University is cracking down on student drinking with stiffer penalties, including never-before-seen fines for violators of the school’s alcohol policies.

Last year a student convicted of an alcohol violation might face a research paper or community … Read More

New Gen-Eds Ahead

September 20, 2007 |

BY LAUREN JURGENSEN

Starting next fall, incoming freshmen and rising sophomores might no longer have to take physical education, freshman composition, and three of the five current across-the-curriculum requirements in order to graduate.

If a major revision to the schools’ … Read More

RA/HR Money Mix-up

September 20, 2007 |

BY JUSTIN TONEY Approximately one fourth of the University’s Residence Assistants and Head Residents could not receive paychecks for the pay period between August 6 and 27, forcing the Office of Financial Aid to make institutional loan money available for … Read More

Shake-up in OSACS

September 20, 2007 |

BY CHANNON FULTON

All four members of the Student Activities and Community Services staff from last academic year are gone, including former director Lee Cotton, terminated at the end of spring semester 2007.

The school replaced Cotton, who left after … Read More

Frawley Pleads Guilty: Former UMW President Convicted of DUI Tuesday

September 20, 2007 |

BY KATY BURNELL

On Tuesday, former University President William J. Frawley pleaded guilty to driving under the influence in Fredericksburg.  He faces another drunk-driving charge tomorrow in Fairfax County.

The Fredericksburg District Court Judge suspended Frawley’s license for one … Read More

Network and Gamers Try to Coexist

September 13, 2007 |

BY JUSTIN TONEY

For the first week that junior Ben Smith and his roommate tried to log on to their online gaming accounts, the University of Mary Washington’s network security blocked the connection. “My roommate and I threw a hissy … Read More

MW Shortstack to be Shortened

September 13, 2007 |

BY ALEX BLEMISH

University of Mary Washington officials have decided to shorten the iconic boiler stack at the school’s heating plant to half of its current height of 170 feet.  This means one of the last visible reminders of the … Read More

Student Drivers Forced to Walk

September 13, 2007 |

BY STEPHANIE BREIJO

The last University of Mary Washington student options for parking anywhere besides the edges of campus are gone.

Students may find parking to be more difficult than ever, with most faculty/staff spaces changed to 24-hour parking allocations. … Read More

Crew Team Gets Stay of Execution

September 13, 2007 |

BY LAUREN BOSTON

There may be hope for the University of Mary Washington crew team afterall.

Two weeks after the team’s Varsity status was suspended, Bernard Chirico announced the rowers were once again intercollegiate athletes.

“The BOV will no … Read More

Instant Alerts: School Alert System to Warn Students in Variety of Ways

September 13, 2007 |

BY ERIN LEACH-KEMON

Nearly 1,900 UMW students, faculty and staff have signed up for a new emergency alert system the school initiated this summer in the wake of the tragic murders of 32 students and faculty at Virginia Tech … Read More

School Short $2.3 Million

September 13, 2007 |

BY KATY BURNELL

The University of Mary Washington has begun slashing its operating expenses, eliminating one-time projects, and freezing most new hires in order to cushion the blow of a $2.3-million budget cut.

Acting President Rick Hurley said he … Read More

Heavy Rains Problematic by Mason and Randolph

September 6, 2007 |

By WILL COPPS

The rain may have been a relief for some from the record-setting heat, but for others it turned calm nights into stormy nightmares. “I made my sure my window was shut, buried my head in a blanket, … Read More

Police Beat

September 6, 2007 |

BY KATY BURNELL

May 5- At 7:44 a.m., a 21-year-old female Jefferson Hall resident reported finding a layer of peanut butter coating her door. Police believe the suspect, a male UMW student, also dumped the contents of her closet … Read More

EagleOne Card Flocks to Local Businesses

September 6, 2007 |

BY MEGAN McDONOUGH

Students who are already tired of the food at Seacobeck and the Eagle’s Nest can now go off campus for food—and use their EagleOne debit accounts to do it.

Five off-campus restaurants, all near campus—Jake & Mike’s, … Read More

Store Plans Axed

September 6, 2007 |

BY JUSTIN TONEY

The University of Mary Washington has put the breaks on a planned downtown store, which had been expected to open later this fall. Budget cuts ordered by Gov. Tim Kaine have forced the school to rethink its … Read More

President Search Price Tag $92,500

September 6, 2007 |

By ERIN LEACH-KEMON

The University of Mary Washington’s Board of Visitors has hired the consulting group Greenwood and Associates to assist the Board in their search for the University’s next president. According to the school’s contract, Greenwood will be paid $92,500 … Read More

With Mounting Costs, Lee Hall Accrues Debt

February 22, 2007 |

By KATY BURNELL

wo million additional dollars are needed to finance an overhaul of Lee Hall, a project that was initially slated to cost $17 million, according to Vice President of Administration and Finance Rick Hurley. Hurley said UMW’s original … Read More

Personnel Shift at Health Center

February 22, 2007 |

By BRITTANY DEVRIES

After over thirty years under the same direction, the Health Department at the University of Mary Washington will go through an administrative transition. Ilma Overman, former University Physician and Director of the UMW Health Center, officially retires … Read More