By LAILA AYUB
Kony 2012, a heart-pulling video, took the Internet by storm forced everyone to connect with the universal pains of human rights violations. The 30-minute long video inspired good; or, at least, made nearly 90 million people feel …
The University of Mary Washington women’s lacrosse team was victorious in the first round of the Capital Athletic Conference against Marymount University. The Eagles trounced on the Saints defeating them 24-13.
Senior midfielder Catherine Kennedy paced the Eagle’s offense. The …
In her first taste of postseason collegiate softball, University of Mary Washington freshman pitcher Hannah Otterman delivered a stellar outing. The first-year player tossed seven innings of one-run ball to help lift the Eagles to a 2-1 win over Stevenson …
Despite outcry from the international community, North Korea launched a long-range rocket on April 13. It left academics, Washington politicians and North Koreans alike scratching their heads. The new Kim Jong-un government had just negotiated the deal of century: the …
By DOUGLAS SCHULTZ
On Saturday night, hip-hop fans at UMW were treated to a free concert by XV, a rising rap star from Wichita, KS.
Although the crowd barely filled half of the Great Hall, the energy onstage and …
The Princeton Review’s inaugural publication of “Best 300 Professors” named seven University of Mary Washington professors in their list among professors from 122 public and private colleges and universities.
In 2012, Imperial College London conducted a study that helped confirm the startling effectiveness of a new anti-depressant medication. Unfortunately, the medication is illegal. Commonly called “magic mushrooms,” these fungi are Schedule I controlled substances, considered by the law to have a high potential for abuse and no medical potential, despite an increasing number of scientific studies to the contrary.
By MARINA BONANNO
Tired of eating on campus? Are you looking for something new and exciting to tingle your taste buds? Then head downtown to FOODE at 1006 C Caroline St. for a culinary adventure you don’t want to …
Senator Mark Warner spoke at the University of Mary Washington for a “conversation about jobs and innovation,” a subject Warner recognized as being on the forefront of many college students’ minds, in Monroe Hall on April 3rd at 9:30 a.m.
It’s that time of the year again, folks. That’s right, the time when a handful of students embark on the “Two-Dollar a Day Challenge” so they can feel like they’re making a difference, even though all they’re really doing is trivializing a serious issue.
The student who was found in possession of a handgun last Monday night in Eagle Landing has been placed on interim suspension, pending the completion of campus judicial review, according to university officials.
As the old proverb goes, “The road to hell is paved with good intentions.” Unfortunately, it looks like the marriage equality movement is heading down that road. Obviously the movement does not want to end up in hell, but it would if the Westboro Baptist Church had its druthers.
On Monday night shortly after 10 p.m., University of Mary Washington police confiscated a handgun from a student on the third floor of Eagle Landing, after students who saw the weapon reported it to the campus police.
With recent news of a U.S. service member opening fire on Afghan civilians, we should realize one of two things: that a war’s brutality affects all human beings involved, or that the horrific effects of America’s war on terror are unfairly distributed among the nations involved.
By EVAN HICKS
These days, it seems like every politician, pundit, and Internet naysayer is jumping proclaim the American Dream dead or dying, but on a little street in downtown Fredericksburg, the American Dream is alive and well and …
In the wake of Russia’s fixed parliamentary elections, something extraordinary happened: tens of thousands of Russians poured into the Moscow streets in sub-zero weather to challenge Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, who last weekend won a third presidential term in a dubious election.
Last Tuesday, March 6, after years of waiting, “Mass Effect 3” finally hit the shelves, much to the delight of gamers everywhere. The final installment in the story of Commander Shepard, the customizable protagonist of the franchise who can have varying gender, race and even sexual orientation based on player’s choices, and the fight to rid the galaxy of the Reapers, a genocidal sentient machine race, is the conclusion of a narrative that started with the original “Mass Effect” in 2007.