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Staff Editorial

September 6, 2007 |

BY WILL COPPS

I’m trying to decide which makes me laugh more—the fact that there are regularly zero free spaces in the apartment lot, or that as of last night, students like my roommate were still getting parking decals, … Read More

Tiers to You, Kid!

February 22, 2007 |

By TIERNEY PLUMB

As freshmen pilgrims, we immigrate into Fredericksburg from all over world (such as Northern Virginia, New Jersey and New York).  But “Freddies” are the natives who settled here first, until we took over part of their land … Read More

Sexclamations: Reduction Act Reduces Access

February 22, 2007 |

By ELZ ENGLAND

The fiscal irresponsibility of the United States government left the legacy of a 318.62 billion dollar budget deficit in 2005.  In light of such an overwhelming figure, Congress passed the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005.  Subtitle A … Read More

Staff Editorial: Fitness Center Not Fit

February 22, 2007 |

It’s the beginning of a new year, which can only mean one thing: resolutions. Three weeks ago, the students of Mary Washington returned to campus with renewed vigor, vowing to quit smoking, do better in classes or lose the “Freshman … Read More

Labor Rights Club Seeks Support For Code of Conduct

February 22, 2007 |

By PHIL ARNONE and SYLVIA SIERRA

On Monday in the Virginia State Senate, a bill to increase the state minimum wage from the federal minimum of $5.15 an hour to $6.50 was unanimously passed through committee. On the national level, democrats are … Read More

Tier's to You, Kid!

February 22, 2007 |

By TIERNEY PLUMB

The brick building on 1917 Princess Anne St. has changed its name more times than our institution, but what remains consistent is the ostentatious behavior and gaudy dress every “Houston’s” event calls for. Tonight is the Mardi … Read More

Sexclamations: Sticky Sex

February 22, 2007 |

By ELZ ENGLAND

It is our naivete and libido that lead us, college students, to believe that any sex is good sex. In certain regards this demonstrates a healthy sexual attitude, but sometimes this outlook leads us into confusing territory … Read More

What About Darfur?

February 22, 2007 |

By KARI YOOK

To those who live in Darfur, the terror of death, starvation, rape, and torture is as prosaic as the earth they walk upon. We have heard these terrifying words so many times that they have all but … Read More

Why Help Honduras? Act Locally and Globally

February 22, 2007 |

By AMANDA LEMCO

Every Tuesday night, increasing numbers of Mary Washington students are filtering into Monroe Hall.  They are literally multiplying.  He may be difficult to spot through the growing crowds, but Shin Fujiyama is at the center of this … Read More

Tiers to You, Kid!

February 8, 2007 |

By TIERNEY PLUMB

Some seniors might recall our first big snowstorm four years ago, when a collaborative effort of many freshman resulted in a 3-D art sculpture on Jefferson Square.  Many lent a helping hand that snow day—on the creation … Read More

Sexclamations: V-Day (Validation Day)

February 8, 2007 |

By ELZ ENGLAND and DANIEL CEO

Gone are the days when we decorated an old shoebox with glitter and a red marker and everyone in our class dropped the new “Spiderman” Valentine’s card into our “mail box.” Back then, our … Read More

Do Not Dismiss Dining Concerns

February 8, 2007 |

By PHIL WHITE

I am writing to raise some concerns with the current dining services program run by Sodexho and to outline the predicament of trying to make a serious effort to make a positive change for the school. As … Read More

Slavery Still Exists

February 8, 2007 |

By MARIA GARCIA

On Saturday, Feb. 10, UMW will be hosting lecturer Mohamed Yahya, the executive director for the Damanga Coalition for Freedom and Democracy, a non-partisan organization that promotes human rights in Darfur, Sudan, and elsewhere in the world. … Read More

Comic: Feb. 1

February 1, 2007 |

By WILL BREWSTER and AUSTIN COBB

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