By HEATHER STROTHER
Friends of the Rappahannock, based in Fredericksburg, is a strong advocate for environmental education, restoration and advocacy.
Dr. Leslie Martin promotes civic engagement as new Faculty Director at the Center for Community EngagementOctober 4, 2018 | Blue and Gray Press News
By SARAH HAMPTON
Dr. Leslie Martin has recently accepted the position of Faculty Director at the Center for Community Engagement.
By HARRY FISHER
Few plays are willing to tackle as much emotional subject matter as “The Amish Project.”
By ELISABETH DELLAROVA
The UMW administration has recently been emphasizing the importance of community engagement. It is part of President Paino’s ASPIRE initiative, a list of principles and values for the UMW community.
By MAGGIE MCCOTTER
After Alvey and Arrington shut down for the semester, RAs, who typically have single rooms, were assigned roommates so that the campus dorms could accommodate as many students as possible.
By SAMANTHA BENNETT
Trinkle has a big problem that is affecting students and their ability to succeed in class.
By ANDRE TURNER
So, what’s on UMW student’s current music playlist?
By ALEX FRIEDRICH
One day in the middle of the fall semester of 2016, Kevin Covino, a junior at the University of Mary Washington, got an unexpected knock on his off-campus door.
By MAGGIE MCCOTTER
Upperclassmen from Alvey Hall and Arrington Hall found themselves out of a home this summer and had to experience a week of anxiety while the Office of Residence Life worked to find a solution to an unexpected problem.
By DALEY JENNINGS
On Sept. 7 and 8, student leaders on campus came together to participate in the second annual UMW Student Leadership Summit.
By MACKENZIE HARD
On August 22, UMW Campus Recreation announced that the fitness center would be opening an hour earlier than previous years
By MEAGHAN MCINTYRE
With the fall semester rapidly approaching, on Friday, August 17, UMW President Troy Paino took the stage in Dodd Auditorium to give his annual address.
By OLIVIA BRIDGES & LINDSEY BROWN
Contributing Writer & Senior Writer
From January 2017 to March 2018, the UMW maintenance department received 47 reports of mold and mildew in various campus buildings, according to work orders obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request.
By ES HETHCOX
Tacked up on bulletin boards across the University of Mary Washington campus are brochures displaying a sketched tree with teal ribbons hanging from the branches.
By KATE SELTZER
Dr. Sughir Nagaraja’s last day at the Talley Center was Wednesday, Apr. 18. After five years as the university’s contracted consulting psychiatrist, he says that UMW can and should do more to prioritize mental health.
By ALICEN HACKNEY
This past year, UMW athletics has had their spotlight shined and brightened. Collectively the varsity teams have done better this year than years previous, all while also succeeding academically.
By GARY KNOWLES
With the semester coming to a close, students’ schedules will be opening up to do things with their free time.
By KELLY EVANS
There has been controversy over required courses at the University of Mary Washington for years, specifically with the foreign language and general education requirements. However, the lack of economic courses required for the political science major should be a topic of concern as well.
By ES HETHCOX & MEAGHAN MCINTYRE
Online Editor & News Editor
Flipping through a University of Mary Washington student handbook or reading through forbidden items in residence halls, students can find a list of forbidden items including: drugs, fireworks, and …
By GRACE WINFIELD
Founded in 2004, Facebook is the most popular social network worldwide. According to Statista, Facebook acquired 2.2 billions members by the of the fourth quarter of 2017, the members varying in nationality, age, and sexual orientation.
By KELSEY SHEFFER
For 28 years, the Multicultural Fair has been a vivacious place for the Fredericksburg community and beyond to celebrate cultures from near and far.
By ALEXIS ERB
With two games until the first round of the CAC tournament the University of Mary Washington Men’s lacrosse team brought their game this past Saturday, but it wasn’t enough to overcome Salisbury.
By LAURA TAYLOR
In the past two years, the dean of the UMW College of Business has received 12 student complaints about their professors according to a Freedom of Information Act request.
By SARAH GOODNOUGH
Over the first weekend of April, Gardens Unlimited Bonsai Nursery, the design team working on UMW’s Zen garden, solved a major drainage issue to prevent rainwater from washing down into the amphitheater construction area.
By OLIVIA TAYLOR
It was announced on March 30 that Ken Tyler, University of Mary Washington athletic director, will not be continuing on in the position. Tyler was informed that his contract that expires in June would not be renewed.