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SHH Loses Funds

December 6, 2012 |

By SARAH DAVIS
A recent state department travel warning threatened the livelihood of La Ceiba, the student-run microfinance institution operating under the Students Helping Honduras (SHH) umbrella, due to the University’s concerns over liability issues.Read More

Clubs Connect With OrgSync

December 6, 2012 |

By CHINO TORRES
The University of Mary Washington recently adopted a new platform called OrgSync for managing university organizations and their communications. The system is geared toward assisting student and faculty-led groups in communication and club tasks.Read More

As Language Studies Grow, They Cannot be Squashed on

December 6, 2012 |

By THIKIRI YEE
In the aftermath of the student protest in response to future potential budget cuts, we the students are now in more critical need than ever to save some of the academic programs here at the University of Mary Washington.Read More

Men's Basketball Woes Continue with CAC Loss

December 6, 2012 |

By CHRISTIAN ZAPATERO
Even though the Eagles’ men’s basketball team had three players score double-figure points and a rambunctious crowd behind them, they still fell to Frostburg State, 78-72, on Dec. 1, at the Anderson Center.Read More

One Note Stand Concert Entertains with Popular Songs

December 5, 2012 |

By EMILY MONTGOMERY
While they did not perform any Christmas carols, the One Note Stand’s winter concert on Monday kicked off the season in a festive flurry of harmony.Read More

Admins Expound on Potential Cuts

November 29, 2012 |

By COLLEEN HUBER
The process of hiring a consulting firm to review academic and non-academic programs continues at the University of Mary Washington.Read More

Silent Protest Ensues After Perceived Threat to Liberal Arts

November 29, 2012 |

By CHARLOTTE RODINA
About 40 University of Mary Washington student demonstrators gathered around the fountain in front of Monroe Hall on Friday, Nov. 16 to voice their support for the liberal arts and to show concern about potential program cuts. Read More

Course Reassessment May Leave Our Liberal Arts Name in Shards

November 28, 2012 |

By JAMES MOORE
Recently, it has come to the attention of many students at the University of Mary Washington that there may be some “reallocation of resources” and cutting of funding from certain departments at the school. This action appears to have been taken by the administration without the consideration of student input.Read More

Women’s Hoops Stumbles In First Bump of Season

November 28, 2012 |

By JOSH JOHNSON
“Preseason rankings are based on last year,” said Head Women’s Basketball Coach Deena Applebury. “It’s humbling and nice to know that we are respected in that manner, but we still need to prove ourselves worthy of that ranking this year.” Read More

Bhangra Beat Brings Indian Style Dance Entertainment

November 28, 2012 |

By MADELINE McDONALD
Bhangra Beat made an upbeat and energetic return to the spotlight on Nov. 17 in the Anderson Center.Read More

Consulting Firm to Reassess Programs

November 15, 2012 |

By COLLEEN HUBER
The Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), Richard Finkelstein, said that the University of Mary Washington is hiring a consulting firm to help evaluate academic departments and programs and possibly cut some.Read More

Ice Cream Moguls Discuss Ben and Jerry's

November 15, 2012 |

By JAMES LUPIA
Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield of Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream discussed business, politics and the social responsibility of corporations to improve their community in a speech presented by the Fredericksburg Forum.Read More

Disgruntled States Attempt to Break Borders with Union

November 14, 2012 |

By RYAN QUINT
Some people don’t like the fact that President Obama was reelected. They really, really don’t like that fact. They’re so mad they could secede.Read More

Forum Introduces Masterminds Behind the Ice Cream

November 14, 2012 |

By RUTH BORDETT
For most of the U.S. population, or at least those who inhabit Vermont, Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield of Ben and Jerry’s Homemade Ice Cream are regarded as mythical creatures of sorts.Read More

Eagles Soar to Final Four

November 14, 2012 |

By WES HOST
Like the preceding games against Eastern University in the second round and against Wesley in the CAC Championship, the win didn’t come easily.Read More

Fire in Mason Hall Displaces Residents

November 10, 2012 |

By BULLET STAFF
Most Mason Hall residents are back in their rooms after a fire forced the students living there to evacuate around 8 p.m. on Nov. 9.Read More

Theatre Department Casts Spell with ‘Into the Woods’

November 8, 2012 |

Of course, any production that bears the golden seal of Stephen Sondheim is not likely to be typical in any way.
A musical with an illustrious history, “Into the Woods” has been featured on numerous professional stages, from New York City, N.Y., to London, England.Read More

2012 Presidential Candidates End Election on High Note

November 8, 2012 |

By THOMAS BOWMAN
President Barack Obama celebrated his 2012 election victory over opponent and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney in Chicago, Ill., using his reelection speech as an opportunity to repair the damage brought on by the hard-fought campaign.Read More

Retired Psychology Professor Passes On

November 7, 2012 |

By COLLEEN HUBER
Alice Rabson, former psychology professor at the University of Mary Washington, died Monday, Oct. 22 at the age of 92.Read More

Hungry for Change in Campus Dining Choices

November 7, 2012 |

It takes three napkins to wipe the grease off from the bottom of the two pizza slices on my plate, plus a minute of pouring shake cheese to soak up some of the grease on top. Read More

Student Senate Votes to Remove Misleading Banners From Campus

November 7, 2012 |

By ELIZABETH BRENNAN
The University of Mary Washington is at a crossroads with its identity. Three years ago, during my sophomore year, UMW started experimenting with ways to attract new students while still staying true to who we are.Read More

Field Hockey Tops Wesley, Earns Conference Title

November 7, 2012 |

By CHRISTIAN ZAPATERO
On a windy Saturday afternoon, the University of Mary Washington women’s field hockey team strolled onto the artificial turf field at the Battlegrounds to face the Wesley’s women’s field hockey team for the Capital Athletic Conference championship. Read More

Noise Complaints Decrease in 2012

October 31, 2012 |

By GREG JONES
Since the beginning of August, the Fredericksburg Police Department has received 29 complaints concerning University of Mary Washington parties off-campus, which is a decrease from the 49 complaints made in 2011.Read More

New Drain Systems Installed in Dorms

October 31, 2012 |

By COLLEEN HUBER
The University of Mary Washington is in the early design stages of a storm water project with the intention to upgrade UMW’s current storm water system.Read More

Romney's Successes Lay the Path for Excellent Presidency

October 31, 2012 |

By MAX REINHARDT
With the election now just days away, the race is looking tighter than ever. Virginia is still up for grabs and, surprisingly, so are the votes of many Mary Washington students.Read More

Awkward Jokes Prompt Reluctant Laughs at ‘Hahas’

October 31, 2012 |

By LEIGH WILLIAMS
Saturday evening, attendees of the fifth annual “HaHas for TaTas”  student comedy show were offered more than just a clever name as they were treated to an evening of good, clean, awkward fun in the name of breast cancer fundraising.Read More

Owens’ Clutch in Penalty Kicks; Sends the Eagles to CAC Semifinals to Play Salisbury

October 31, 2012 |

By KEVIN BOILARD
With her team down 2-0 in overtime penalty kicks, University of Mary Washington sophomore goalkeeper Charlotte Owens needed to provide a spark.Read More

Flags Against Violence Burned

October 24, 2012 |

By BRIDGET BALCH
There was a suspicious fire on commitment flags that were hung near the Monroe Fountain as part of the Red Flag Campaign a little after midnight on Sunday, Oct. 21, according to the University Police.Read More

Students Featured on C-SPAN

October 24, 2012 |

By COLLEEN HUBER
The Virginia Regional Express took nine University of Mary Washington students to Washington D.C on the morning of Oct. 22 to participate in a live C-SPAN broadcast.Read More

Garibaldi Blows Students Away with ‘Rhythm and Hue’

October 24, 2012 |

By MADELINE McDONALD
Ball Circle was bright with color Friday night as performance painter David Garibaldi brought his show, “Rhythm and Hue,” to the University of Mary Washington as part of homecoming.Read More