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September 6, 2007 |

By MEGAN GRIGORIAN & KAY BOATNER This week’s birthdays (Sept. 2 to Sept. 8) The summer may be ending, but your party is just getting started.  Don’t let homework get in the way of your good time.  It’s your birthday … Read More

UMW Student's Chore Brings Gore

September 6, 2007 |

BY MEGAN GRIGORIAN

When I looked across the courtyard, I could barely make out a thing.  The rain had picked up from a slight drizzle to a monsoon-like downpour in just minutes.  As I approached the back staircase to … Read More

Student Strives to Keep Cats Alive

September 6, 2007 |

By KAY BOATNER

When I turned 13, my parents gave me a kitten for my birthday.  I had always wanted a gray-haired, blue-eyed male cat…so that’s what I got.  I named it Lucky, after a popular Britney Spears song at … Read More

Nerd Rockers Reign at UMW

September 6, 2007 |

By GRACIE HART & TIERNEY McAFEE

UMW senior Craig Graziano spends his Monday nights singing about dinosaurs.

He is a member and co-founder of Humungo Ginormous, a punk band that jams out to some pretty funky subject matter. “We consider … Read More

Students Urge UMW to Take Holidays More Seriously

February 22, 2007 |

By K.J. ADLER

The University of Mary Washington does not celebrate national holidays by suspending classes and students are beginning to ask why. Junior Marija Ozolins and seniors Stephanie Parker and Tempa Klinegores were three of the leading voices in … Read More

UMW Senior Meets an American Hero

February 22, 2007 |

By WILL COPPS

Meeting a famous person is never quite like anyone expects. I had run the possible scenarios through my head a million times, but nothing had prepared me to come to know a true American hero. Walter Cronkite … Read More

Students Dazzle at Senior Art Show

February 22, 2007 |

By LAUREN JURGENSEN

February 16th’s grand opening of “Cynosure,” the Senior Art Exhibition, came to a standstill when one artist switched off the lights and surprised the guests with an unexpected performance. Standing before a wall that featured both a … Read More

Club O Makes a Splash Onto the UMW Scene

February 8, 2007 |

By KAY BOATNER

One might expect to find a “no boys allowed” sign posted on the door to Meeting Room 1 above the Eagle’s Nest.  The small room is crowded with about 15 girls, all of who are discussing personality … Read More

Frisbee Teams Gear Up For Spring

February 8, 2007 |

By RACHEL MASON

Two years ago, both the University of Mary Washington men’s and women’s Ultimate Frisbee teams made it to the Atlantic Coast Regionals in Statesboro, Ga. for the first time. However, in 2005 UMW was thrown into a … Read More

UMW Celebrates Black History  

February 8, 2007 |

By MEGAN GRIGORIAN

The University of Mary Washington campus kicked off the celebration of Black History Month on Feb. 2 to large numbers of students and Fredericksburg community members. The events chosen this year by a planning committee, which consists … Read More

Students Collect Over 150 Shoes For Africa

February 1, 2007 |

By MEGAN GRIGORIAN

Senior Dustin McDonald gets a daily reminder of his charitable cause when he opens his closet every morning only to see more than 100 pairs of shoes piled to the ceiling.  As he walks through his apartment … Read More

Punxsutawney Phil: The Groundhog, the Myth, the Legend

February 1, 2007 |

By KAY BOATNER

Students at the University of Mary Washington who are still hoping for a snow day may be disappointed on Feb. 2. Groundhog Day is a festival celebrated throughout the world.  According to tradition, a groundhog ventures outside … Read More

Living Learning Programs to See Changes In Residence Hall Policies

February 1, 2007 |

By ELIZABETH HILLGROVEL

The International Living Center, which has been in Framar House since 1997, may be relocated. The program, now called Living Learning Communities (LLC), requires students to complete a new process to remain in their assigned residence halls. … Read More