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Ex-Prof Dies While Under Investigation

August 28, 2008 |

By Justin Toney

Eight days after Sibby Emory died in questionable circumstances, her husband of 50 years also passed away in their Fredericksburg home. Police found the former UMW geography professor, Samuel T. Emory Jr. of local restaurant fame, dead … Read More

Hample Steps Into New Role

August 28, 2008 |

By Justin Toney

At a faculty meeting earlier this week, Dr. Judy Hample said that her term as new Mary Washington president was off to a slow start. She said that continuing budget work as chancellor for the Pennsylvania State … Read More

Low Dollars and Change

August 28, 2008 |

By Annie Kinniburgh

Although it received high marks for its intimate classroom settings and quality of professors, the University of Mary Washington ranked #5 on the Worst Financial Aid list in the 2009 edition of the Princeton Review guide to … Read More

Emerson Named Va. Poet Laureate

August 28, 2008 |

By Susannah Clark

UMW Professor Claudia Emerson, who won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 2006, knew several months ago that she was being considered for the position of Virginia’s poet laureate. However, her father’s failing health pushed any thoughts … Read More

That's What She Said

August 28, 2008 |

By Kaitlin Mayhew

Moving into a first apartment should be an exciting time, full of paint colors and poster sales, not police reports and scary multiple door bell 9 am wake up calls. Alas, the last month of my life … Read More

Hample Helps Out UMW

August 28, 2008 |

By Brittany DeVries

Judy G. Hample has a unique approach to student orientation week at the University of Mary Washington. Hample, 60, is the first female president at the University of Mary Washington. July 1, Hample also became the eighth … Read More

Sammy T's is Tasty

August 28, 2008 |

By Brittany DeVries

Maybe it is the relaxed, welcoming environment-lit candles, big booths, and old architecture. Maybe it is the friendly, helpful service standing to greet customers as they walk inside. It might be the extensive menu for every palette, … Read More

Downtown Food and Fun

August 28, 2008 |

By Kaitlin Mayhew

Hyperion: A short walk down William St. for the best coffee in town. Just be sure to have cash.

Sammy T’s: Caroline St. Great if you are a vegetarian, or trying to eat healthy, or just like … Read More

UMW Hosts Art

August 28, 2008 |

By Brittany DeVries

Joseph Di Bella, distinguished art professor at the University of Mary Washington, was chosen to take part in an exhibit hosted by UMW Galleries this fall. Di Bella will be featured in an exhibition on Virginia painters … Read More

UMW Ranks Well

August 28, 2008 |

By Brittany DeVries

With its recent high reviews in Forbes.com’s online magazine, US News and World Report, Fiske’s Guide to Colleges, and other nationally recognized surveys, the University of Mary Washington has more reasons to chime its clock tower bells. … Read More

The Spotlight

August 28, 2008 |

By Aaron Richardson

“Evil Urges” by My Morning Jacket (2008) My Morning Jacket have been called the Southern rock equivalent of Radiohead. Their latest album, “Evil Urges,” reinforces that analogy soundly. Having moved from spaced out rock and roll on … Read More

Top Five Local Venues

August 28, 2008 |

By Ryan Marr

It’s the start of a new school year which can mean one of several things.  Seaco is serving edible food, there are still remnants of the summer’s last paycheck in your wallet, and you’re already sick of … Read More

Fredericksburg Freestore Returns

August 28, 2008 |

By Lauren Orsini

Power Ranger shower decals, a garlic press, and a purse shaped like a bunch of bananas: these items are just a small sample of what can be picked up at the Fredericksburg Free Store, which returns to … Read More

Beck: Modern Guilt

August 28, 2008 |

By John Maltempo

With soothing melodies and rhythmic lyrics connected flawlessly by a mix of folk, rock, samples, drum tracks, and the consistent addition of the abnormal, Beck does not disappoint with his newest album “Modern Guilt.” For more than … Read More

Celebs Vs. Stoners

August 28, 2008 |

By Stephanie Breijo

From stoners in need of a witness protection service to panda-killing action spoofs, two weeks of August redefined the meaning of summer blockbusters with all the gusto of both Pineapple Express and Tropic Thunder’s C-4 and machine … Read More

Loft Brings Back 18+ Shows

August 28, 2008 |

By Stephanie Breijo

New faces and ears at Mary Wash might not recognize the recent UMW grads of indie-pop outfit Tereu Tereu, but bringing fun and new music to the Fredericksburg community is what The Loft’s 18+ Thursdays are all … Read More

A Spaceship Visits Virginia

August 28, 2008 |

By Landon James The psychedelic space odyssey that is arena-rock giant Boston invaded Virginia recently and took no prisoners. On the evening of August 8, 2008, the sky above Glen Allen, Va. was filled with cosmic sounds as Boston played … Read More

Susannigans: Walk This Way

April 24, 2008 |

By Susannah Clark

After infesting our campus with seven trees worth of neon fliers, Students Helping Honduras held their third annual Walkathon on Saturday, in case you didn’t notice the rainbow of t-shirts spanning campus walk. Over 15 schools sent … Read More

Sexclamations

April 24, 2008 |

By KJ Adler

It’s not what’s on the outside that matters but on the inside. What a load of bull. Of course the outside matters. We, along with every other creature out there, are judgmental. Birds show off plumage, gorillas … Read More

Summer's Here: Go Learn Something

April 24, 2008 |

By Miles Dumville

Summer’s almost here. I can’t wait. So, what are you up to this summer? “Well, I’m working. Chilling out at home with friends. I’ll probably take a trip with the fam’ and maybe even rent a beach … Read More

Staff Editorial: Will Copps, Editor in Chief Emeritus

April 24, 2008 |

If you’ve been watching the news lately, you’ve probably noticed how every event of any importance is being dubbed. Spygate. Radiogate. Airlinegate. Even Chocolategate has been thrown around. I began to take over as Editor in Chief of the Bullet … Read More

UMW Club Tennis Goes to Nationals

April 24, 2008 |

By Mike Uhle The UMW Club Tennis team competed in the USTA National Campus Championships for the first time in the club’s two year existence last week in Cary, NC. The team, consisting of individuals selected for competition in men … Read More

Mock 7.0

April 24, 2008 |

By Joey Merkel

The football world was treated to a taste of the Draft earlier this week when the Miami Dolphins, who hold the first pick in the NFL Draft, came to a contractual agreement with University of Michigan offensive … Read More

Caps Fall in OT

April 24, 2008 |

By Nick Jacobs

If there were ever a good ending for the Washington Capitals’ season this year it would be a game seven in a playoffs. Unfortunately for Caps fans, that is how it happened. On Tuesday night, the dream-like … Read More

Baseball Takes Second

April 24, 2008 |

By Jonathan Wiggington

The Mary Washington Eagles entered the Capital Athletic Conference baseball tournament with a 20-10 record. The Eagles played their first two games of the tournament in Fredericksburg, but traveled to Salisbury, Maryland Friday night to participate in … Read More

Top Five Reasons to Hate Warmer Weather

April 24, 2008 |

By Claire Copps Ball Circle Our closet thing to a campus “quad,” and it gets flooded with people. If you want to go play some football, good luck with all the sunbathing girls taking up half of the grass and … Read More

Senior Art Major Focuses on the Artistic Process

April 24, 2008 |

By Stone Ferrell

Finding senior Michael Mosley’s house is pretty easy. All you have to do is look for the yard covered in paint cans. The inside of the Daniel Street house is just as distinguishable as the outside. … Read More

Beer Review: A Taste of Fredericksburg

April 24, 2008 |

By Charlotta Jarborg

Turning 21 opens up a lot of doors to fun activities, and one of them is only a short car ride away. Fredericksburg’s own microbrewery Blue and Gray is a must for any respectable, beer-chugging college student. … Read More

Kingston Trio: 51 Years Old and Still Rocking

April 24, 2008 |

By Landon James

The Kingston Trio brought a roof-raising UMW performance to UMW last Friday that could have easily stopped any pacemakers present in the audience. The Trio, who burst onto the musical scene in 1957, sustained a packed Dodd … Read More

Less Talk More Rock: Battle of the Bands

April 24, 2008 |

By Stone Ferrell and Tali Schiller

Two minutes into their song and The Console War is in trouble. Will Copps, drummer for the band–not to mention his day jobs as head of Giant and Editor-in-Chief of the Bullet–has just … Read More