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The Blue & Gray Press | December 11, 2017

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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

Annual Auction For Psych

February 22, 2007 |

By SARAH FINNEY On Wednesday night, the fourth annual Topher Bill Memorial Scholarship Auction was held in Chandler Hall. The University of Mary Washington’s Psychology Department, with the Psi Chi Psychology Honor Society, helped plan, organize and operate this public … Read More

Frawley Hosts Open Forums

February 22, 2007 |

By KATY BURNELL

This week, President William Frawley set out to follow through with previously-made promises to improve communication between the office of the President and the UMW campus community. Frawley initially targeted improving communication as an issue in this … Read More

Politics Lead to Arrest For '06 Grad

February 22, 2007 |

By ERICA JACKSON

Last Saturday evening, UMW alumnus Andrew Stone left his Fredericksburg apartment on a mission: to confront members of the University’s College Republicans about their beliefs concerning the Iraqi War. With military brochures in hand and a list … Read More

Ecology Club Seeks Greener Campus

February 8, 2007 |

By BRITTANY DEVRIES

For some students at the University of Mary Washington, concern for the environment goes far beyond recycling duty in the residence halls. Through an Energy Conservation Initiative proposal, students in the Ecology Club have suggested that the … Read More

Mass Email Cut Has Downside

February 8, 2007 |

By MARY DAVID

University officials have recently changed the mass e-mail policy in efforts to reduce the number of e-mails going out to all faculty and students. While some of the administration seems positive about the change, faculty have expressed … Read More

School Asks For $35 M For Dorms

February 8, 2007 |

By KAY BOATNER

Residence halls at the University of Mary Washington are about to become a little less crowded. University officials have requested authority from the state government to raise $35 million to build new residence halls on campus.  Gov. … Read More

Honor Council Gets Advisor

February 8, 2007 |

By KATIE MORGAN

Dr. Bernard Chirico, vice president for student affairs and dean of students, was selected as the University’s advisor to the Honor Council in September. The position was created when President Frawley and the Board of Visitors delegated … Read More

Dodging ‘Moose,’ Student Crashes

February 8, 2007 |

By KATY BURNELL

When UMW Debate Coach Adrienne Brovero and her husband returned home from the library on Dec. 16,  they found tire tracks, broken glass and car parts littering their backyard. “The first thing we noticed was that the … Read More

Sex Column Divides Student Body

February 8, 2007 |

By ELIZABETH NOWROUZ

UMW is talking about sex. And not just that. It is talking about talking about sex. Students are choosing sides, and what began as the brainchild of a women’s studies class is now one of the most … Read More

Students React To ‘Poop Smell’

February 1, 2007 |

By MARY DAVID

University of Mary Washington alumnus Katie Molinaro, who graduated in December, was giving a campus tour in late September when the unmistakable odor of raw sewage permeated the area of the Woodard Campus Center. “What is that … Read More