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Sexclamations

February 7, 2008 |

By KJ ADLER

A young woman is lying on a table. She is bound and gagged. She has no clothes on. Her eyes are closed, her muscles are tense. She is sitting on a platter with veggies surrounding her. She … Read More

Letter to the Editor: The Falsehood of Fascism

February 7, 2008 |

The following letter was written in response to “Fascism Described as ‘Patriotism’” ( Jan. 24, 2008, The Bullet.) and “Finally, American Fascism is Called to Our Attention” ( Jan. 31, 2008, The Bullet.)

Dear Editor: In response to the two … Read More

Teachers Need to be Taught to Teach

February 7, 2008 |

By ALEX ROHDE Guest Columnist

As time rolls on, we inevitably come to the period when our classes start again. As we begin to adapt to the daily grind, I can’t help but notice some stark differences in teaching styles. … Read More

Staff Editorial

February 7, 2008 |

Politics aren’t your thing? No idea what Super Tuesday is?

Then Pancake Day is for you, dear reader.

While hordes of would-be politicos are analyzing and debating the merits of Barack Obama versus Hillary Clinton, we here at the Bullet … Read More

UMW Plans for Park 'N' Shop

February 7, 2008 |

By BRITTANY DE VRIES and JOEY MERKEL

The University of Mary Washington is moving forward on its proposed 10-15 year plan that would renovate the “Park and Shop” retail shopping center, located at the crossing of Route 1 and College … Read More

Garage Vandals Return

February 7, 2008 |

By JUSTIN TONEY

Students reported finding a deposit of human feces and urine by the south elevator in the parking garage on Monday, Feb. 4.

The waste had been left just outside of the elevator doors. A piece of paper … Read More

Police Beat

February 7, 2008 |

By KATY BURNELL

Jan. 4- At 11:48 a.m., campus police responded to an accident involving a UMW pickup truck and a U.S. Postal Service vehicle at William St. and Blue and Grey Pkwy. On scene, officers determined that the postal … Read More

Arsonist Avoids Jail Time

February 7, 2008 |

By GRACIE HART

A University of Mary Washington freshman avoided jail time after being held in custody and charged with arson in connection with a Nov. 2 dorm fire that destroyed another student’s door in Alvey Hall.

First year student … Read More

21 Alums Join Peace Corps, Many to Come

February 7, 2008 |

By BRYNN BOYER

When University of Mary Washington senior Jennifer Davis graduates in May, she will be two months away from her dream job, serving in West Africa as a Peace Corps volunteer.

Davis’ plan is not an uncommon one. … Read More

SHH Starts '08 with 78K

February 7, 2008 |

By AARON RICHARDSON and PHIL WHITE

In an online contest called America’s Giving Challenge, Students Helping Honduras (SHH), won a $50,000 grant, and an additional $28,000 in donations. SHH plans to spend $10,000 to provide cleaner burning stoves for 300 … Read More

Chase Ends in Arrest

February 7, 2008 |

By MILES DUMVILLE

A high-speed police chase that began near campus in the early morning on Feb. 5 ended in the arrest of a long-time University of Mary Washington staff member on multiple driving charges.

Wilma Harper Willard, one of … Read More

February 7, 2008 |

By MILES DUMVILLE

A high-speed police chase that began near campus in the early morning on Feb. 5 ended in the arrest of a long-time University of Mary Washington staff member on multiple driving charges.

Wilma Harper Willard, one of … Read More

Finally, American Facism is Called to Our Attention

January 31, 2008 |

The following letter is written in response to “Fascism Disguised as ‘Patriotism’“ (January 23, 2007 The Bullet):

Dear Editor:

The level of contradiction in the term “nationalism” has always startled me. Soldiers are praised for killing someone in the name … Read More

Susannigans

January 31, 2008 |

By Susannah Clark

In the words of Jay Leno—though he probably wasn’t the first and only to say this—“Washington, DC is Hollywood for ugly people.” As we continue to mourn the writers’ coup of the Golden Globe Awards, the possibility … Read More

Sexclamations

January 31, 2008 |

By KJ Adler

When I was a little girl and just beginning to skim the surface of sex-ed and all of the baggage that came with it, there was one concept that I couldn’t understand: adultry. All of my childhood … Read More

Illegal Immigration: Should We Crack Down?

January 31, 2008 |

YES: Since the Virginia legislature convened, there have been over 100 bills proposed in the first two days concerning immigrants. During his State of the Commonwealth address, Governor Kaine talked extensively about the growing issue of illegal immigration. The very … Read More

Terrapins Welcome Olympians to UMW

January 31, 2008 |

By Nick Jacobs

Before U.S. Olympian Sara Lowe travels to Beijing to compete in the 2008 Summer Olympic Games, the Stanford University senior made a cross-country trip to swim at the fourth consecutive Mary Washington Invitational last Sunday. The meet … Read More

Eagles Swim Hard, Aim For Nationals

January 31, 2008 |

By Nick Jacobs

The University of Mary Washington’s swimming program was right where they wanted to be this weekend – in the pool and swimming fast. On Friday both the men and women’s teams took on Marymount University in their … Read More

Eli Will Follow In Peyton's Footsteps

January 31, 2008 |

By Joey Merkel

For the first time in five months, a “bye week” meant that all teams had the week off. But fear not football fans, the NFL is back and will be taking over big screens everywhere come Sunday. … Read More

Steam Pipes Stopped

January 31, 2008 |

By Sarah Finney

The University of Mary Washington has undergone extensive maintenance work in several areas of the Fredericksburg campus. During winter break, UMW had a need for Facilities Services to do emergency work on campus. Improvements to steam supply … Read More

Police Beat

January 31, 2008 |

By Katy Burnell

Dec. 4- At 5:30 p.m., a Randolph Hall R.A. reported finding the work-order sheet taped to her door smoldering in the middle of the hallway. A message scrawled with ashes on the student’s door convinced responding officers … Read More

Bias-Based Reports

January 31, 2008 |

By Kat Saunders

The University of Mary Washington released a draft of the proposed “Bias Offense and Incident Reporting Policy and Procedures” Wednesday, January 23.  The new procedures allow members of the University community to report online incidents of discrimination … Read More

Help Desk Moves Back to GW

January 31, 2008 |

By Leah Kieff

The stink is finally gone from the George Washington Hall basement. For years, an insufficient heating and cooling system left the walls chronically damp with what Rick Pearce, associate vice president for Business and Finance, called “a … Read More

Murder at Mi Casa

January 31, 2008 |

By Chelsie Meredith

On January 13 at Mi Casa, a popular Mexican restaurant and nightclub in Central Park, a local Fredericksburg resident was shot. According to police, the death was the result of gang-related violence. For UMW students, including freshman … Read More

John, Not Mark: Warner to Visit UMW

January 31, 2008 |

By Brittany DeVries

Vandalism is not a new thing to the Mary Washington campus, but the recent string of defecations in public space may surprise students and staff. Since the Friday of finals week last year, police and housekeeping staff … Read More

Vandals Soil Elevators

January 31, 2008 |

By Justin Toney

Vandalism is not a new thing to the Mary Washington campus, but the recent string of defecations in public space may surprise students and staff. Since the Friday of finals week last year, police and housekeeping … Read More

That's What She Said

January 31, 2008 |

By Mary Ryan Richardson

Most people who go to Houston’s go to dance and to have a good time, not to feel uncomfortable and awkward. It is a mystery to me what guys really think is going to happen … Read More

Afghan Students Adjust to Life at UMW

January 31, 2008 |

By Kaitlin Mayhew

Wearing pajamas to an 8 a.m. class is a common occurrence at the University of Mary Washington, but for Afghanistan exchange students Nilab Sadat and Zahra Noor the casual dress code was shocking. “In Afghanistan I have … Read More

Lecturer Features FDR

January 31, 2008 |

By Chelsea Newnam

Jean Edward Smith, professor of political science at Marshall University, began his lecture at the University of Mary Washington last Thursday, Jan. 24, by asking audience members to leave. “When I speak at a college campus, I … Read More

UMW Goes Victorian

January 31, 2008 |

By KJ Adler

Dressed in a red hoopskirt gown lined with black lace and matching gloves, Jess Bellah hurried to the ball almost an hour late. She quietly slipped into the venue where the other partygoers were well into performing … Read More