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The Blue & Gray Press | April 22, 2018

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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

You’re killin’ me: a new column for the haters of UMW

February 22, 2007 |

By TIERNEY McAFEE

Staff Writer

Bad P.R.

As comedian Michael Ian Black proclaimed during his recent visit to UMW, P.R. is everything.  He even went so far as to attribute the Nazi’s defeat to bad public relations. When confronted by the latest batch of flyers from the student-run, anti-birth control group, Project Plus, I couldn’t help but think, “Damn, they have lousy P.R.”

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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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