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Letter to the Editor: Internet Woes

April 17, 2008 |

Dear Editor:

It should have been a typical Sunday night for me, spent working on Economics homework while actually surfing Facebook and chatting with my friends on AIM. I say it should have been because that wasn’t what I was … Read More

Susannigans: Mama, I'm a Big Girl Now

April 17, 2008 |

By Susannah Clark

There’s an Easy-Bake Oven in my basement. While this statement is probably applicable to countless other suburban family households, I have a feeling no one else can say theirs was purchased for and by the same 17-year-old … Read More

Sexclamations

April 17, 2008 |

By KJ Adler

When I was a little girl, my dad loved taking me to the auto shows. They were great. The two dollar pretzels and nachos, the “who-can-maintain-contact-with-a-car-longest” contests, the concept cars—they all added a special something to the … Read More

Olympics Urge Human Rights

April 17, 2008 |

By Luke Hostetter

A shadow has been cast over the typical celebration and joy that surrounds the arrival of the summer Olympics. The human rights record of China has thrown the 2008 Games into a sea of controversy and is … Read More

SGA Member Asks For Unity

April 17, 2008 |

The following letter was written in response to “SGA Inefficiency is Due to Apathy” (April 10, 2008, The Bullet.)

In last week’s Bullet issue, one Catherine Dexter wrote an article entitled “SGA Inefficiency Due to Apathy.” I do agree that … Read More

Staff Editorial

April 17, 2008 |

Where were you on April 16, 2007? When the news started running confused, chaotic footage captured by student cell phones that morning, what were you doing? Do you remember? Hokies remember everything about that day with greater clarity than most … Read More

Letter to the Editor: Drug Policy Must Be Changed Now

April 10, 2008 |

The following letter was written in response to “One-Strike Policy is More than Neccessary” (April 3, 2008, The Bullet:)

Dear Editor:

I couldn’t tell if the article written last week by Mr. McCrumb was a joke or not, but the … Read More

Stop Slashing

April 10, 2008 |

By Miles Dumville

Tuesday morning, I woke up unusually late. Luckily there’s no great reason for me to wake up early on Tuesday mornings because I don’t have class until 6 p.m. After stumbling around the room in a stupor … Read More

Susannigans: 'The Hills' Have Eyes

April 10, 2008 |

By Susannah Clark

After years of basking in the comfort that I would never share a passion with John McCain, my bubble has now burst. In response to MTV reality starlet Heidi Montag’s recent endorsement of the Republican presidential candidate, … Read More

Sexclamations

April 10, 2008 |

By KJ Adler

In one of my first articles I questioned the validity of sex within any relationship. A relationship can happen anywhere, at any time with anyone. It’s just up to you to decide if you want to go … Read More

Letter to the Editor

April 10, 2008 |

Dear Editor:

I am very concerned for some of my peers at the University of Mary Washington.  Despite the fact that many of us are intelligent and caring people, it has become clear to me that a few UMW students … Read More

SGA Inefficiency is Due to Apathy

April 10, 2008 |

By Catherine Dexter

Each year the Student Government Association Executive Cabinet “transitions” the newly elected cabinet for the next year. Transition begins immediately following the SGA elections, with the newly elected members shadowing the outgoing members until the official Transition … Read More

Staff Editorial

April 10, 2008 |

Pregnancy, wanted or unwanted, is a life-changing event. Indeed it is the pivotal point in someone’s lifetime.  Hollywood’s recent obsession with baby movies, like “Juno” and “Knocked Up,” causes us to ask whether Hollywood is making pregnancy seem hip, rather … Read More

Susannigans: Play that Funky Music, White Girl

April 3, 2008 |

By Susannah Clarke

Hip-hop saved my life. Thus was the conclusion I came to at last Tuesday’s Lupe Fiasco concert. Despite being awkwardly confined to the velvet seats of Dodd Auditorium, the over-whelming white audience still managed to portray exactly … Read More

Sexclamations

April 3, 2008 |

By KJ Adler

Every day I am grateful that I am no longer in a dorm room. You can blame the only child thing, you can blame my introvert nature, but really I think it’s just plain unnatural when two … Read More

Letter to the Editor: 'One-Strike' Policy is More than Necessary

April 3, 2008 |

The following was written in response to “One-Strike Drug Policy is Due to Strike Out,” March 27, 2008, The Bullet:)

Dear Editor:

First off, I appreciate the concern of the Students for a Democratic Society and, at least according to … Read More

Letter to the Editor: Feminism is as Necessary as Ever

March 27, 2008 |

The following letter was written in response to “This March, No Need for Women to March” (March 13, 2008, The Bullet):

Dear Editor:

It seems that every March there is an inevitable “why women’s history month is unnecessary” or “how … Read More

Susannigans: Forever Young

March 27, 2008 |

Stepping over the chipped Mardi Gras beads that floated in puddles of beer, I absorbed the sights and sounds of Bourbon Street.

It was my first time in New Orleans, and I was surrounded by nudie bars, bombastic jazz, and … Read More

Sexclamations

March 27, 2008 |

By KJ ADLER

Did you know that some people find it a turn-on to wear diapers?

Did you know that there are a whole slew of terms out there to refer to those who enjoy role playing in diapers?

Did … Read More

"One-Strike" Policy is Due to Strike Out

March 27, 2008 |

By ALEX ROHDE

The following letter was distributed to various   administrators on campus:

We, the members of the Students for a Democratic Society, as well as we, the majority of the students of UMW, are concerned about the university’s one-strike … Read More

Staff Editorial

March 27, 2008 |

OK, pranksters, put down the water balloons, lose the joy buzzers, and listen up.

We know this week is Junior Ring Week and next Tuesday is April Fool’s Day, but that’s no reason for anybody to go overboard with the … Read More

Sexclamations

March 13, 2008 |

By KJ ADLER

A little while back I had an old friend call me in tears. This is a pretty big deal since people rarely call me, let alone in tears.

After calming her down, she confided in me that … Read More

Susannigans: Forever Young

March 13, 2008 |

By SUSANNAH CLARK

Stepping over the chipped Mardi Gras beads that floated in puddles of beer, I absorbed the sights and sounds of Bourbon Street. It was my first time in New Orleans, and I was surrounded by nudie bars, … Read More

A Message From SDS to Dr. Chirico

March 13, 2008 |

Dear Dr. Chiricho:

We, the members of the Students for a Democratic Society, as well as we, the majority of the students of UMW, are concerned about the university’s one-strike drug policy. We recognize this as a complex issue with … Read More

Staff Editorial

March 13, 2008 |

OK, pranksters, put down the water balloons, lose the joy buzzers, and listen up.

We know this week is Junior Ring Week and next Tuesday is April Fool’s Day, but that’s no reason for anybody to go overboard with the … Read More

Susannigans: Bloodbath and Beyond

February 28, 2008 |

By SUSANNAH CLARK

I love gore. And I’m not talking about Al. or Vidal.

Yes, Susannah Clark, with her Christopher Robin haircut and plethora of cardigan sweaters, loves to watch movies where people get slaughtered in the most graphic and … Read More

Sexclamations

February 28, 2008 |

By KJ ADLER

It always starts off innocently enough.

“Wow!” He will say. “You sure do have  a lot of piercings.”

“Why, yes.” I will respond, “Yes I do.”

“How many do you have?” he will ask.

“I have 18 … Read More

Letter to the Editor: Chemotherapy is No Joke

February 28, 2008 |

The following letter was written in response to “Top Five Ways to Lose Weight With Minimal Effort” (Feb. 21, 2008, The Bullet:) Dear Editor:

In response to the article, “Top Five Ways to Lose Weight With Minimal Effort” printed … Read More

Letter to the Editor: 'M' is 4 Misunderstood

February 28, 2008 |

The following letter was written in response to “M is 4 Misuse” (Feb. 21, 2008, The Bullet:)

Dear Editor:

After reading Ms. Pilati’s Feb. 21 response piece about the recent acquisition of M4 rifles by the UMW police department, I … Read More

Staff Editorial

February 28, 2008 |

It’s been a rough year for Virginia public institutions. While the shootings at Virginia Tech last April remain in their own league of tragedy, two of Virginia’s most esteemed public institutes are now without president—but not without pride.

The College … Read More