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Fred Forum Welcomes Woodward

March 13, 2008 |

By ANNIE KINNIBURGH

On March 11, Bob Woodward came to UMW as part of the Fredericksburg Forum lecture series.

Woodward has been called “the best reporter of our time” by CBS News. Since uncovering the Watergate scandal in 1971, he … Read More

Policy Upsets Professors

March 13, 2008 |

By ANNIE KINNIBURGH

Despite recent changes in policy, a survey of UMW professors indicated continued dissatisfaction with the current administrative strategy regarding faculty course loads.

According to the survey, 50 percent of the 60 professors surveyed said that they were … Read More

Campus Welcomes Dr. Judy Hample as UMW President

March 13, 2008 |

By JUSTIN TONEY

On March 10, the UMW Board of Visitors appointed Judy G. Hample as the University of Mary Washington’s eighth president and first female president.

Hample will remain in her current position as chancellor for the Pennsylvania State … Read More

Hurley and Others Prepare for Change

March 13, 2008 |

By BRITTANY DEVRIES

With three senior-level administrative positions held by interim officials during the academic year, the University of Mary Washington was finally able to permanently fill one of these positions Monday, announcing Judy G. Hample as the eighth University … Read More

That's What She Said…

March 13, 2008 |

By KAY BOATNER

The end of the world is coming…if you choose to believe J.J. Abrams or The History Channel.  And here’s the thing: I do.

Abrams is amazing (see “Lost” and “Alias”) and The History Channel has a pretty … Read More

Think Before You Speak

March 13, 2008 |

By ANNE LONGERBEAM

Unlike the Martin Luther King Jr. and hip-hop speeches given throughout Black History Month, the lecture held Wednesday, Feb. 27, was on a more controversial topic – “the N-word.”

Reverend Shaunna Payne, Acting Director of the James … Read More

Wednesdays with Einstein

March 13, 2008 |

By BRYNN BOYER

“Spell ‘officiate’,” a woman says.

“O-f-f-i-c-i-a-n-t,” replies an elementary school aged boy, who looks to be her son.

“Try it again,” says the woman with her red hair pulled back into a ponytail.

I don’t know how … Read More

She's Sew Cool

March 13, 2008 |

By BRYNN BOYER

It is two days before the opening night of “Far Away” and UMW Junior Gina Carey is sitting at a sewing machine in the basement of DuPont, sewing wig bags – literally bags to store wigs in.

Though … Read More

Bored This Spring? Allow us to Help

March 13, 2008 |

By STEPHANIE BREIJO

Let’s suppose you are bored and coming down from that no-school spring break high. Let’s also suppose that, while you’re getting back into the swing of things and attending classes like the good student you are, you … Read More

Ireland's Favorite Sons Release 3D Movie

March 13, 2008 |

By BRYNN BOYER

Over spring break, my dad I and went to a U2 concert. The seats were phenomenal and the price couldn’t have been better—$20 for both tickets. For an hour and a half, I was up close and … Read More

The Song Does Not Remain the Same

March 13, 2008 |

By LANDON JAMES

Led Zeppelin added a delicious maraschino cherry to the top of their 2007 double-decker sundae.

The chocolate scoop, and the core of the sundae, was their Dec. 10, 2007 live reunion performance in London’s O2 Arena during … Read More

Top 5 Movies for the Aspiring Rocker

March 13, 2008 |

By AARON RICHARDSON

1. “This is Spinal Tap,” 1984, directed by Rob Reiner. “Spinal Tap” is the single greatest rock and roll movie of all time. A comedy mockumentary about four aging, bloated, overpaid rockers attempting to revive their career, … Read More

Giant Productions Attends National Convention

March 13, 2008 |

By CLAIRE COPPS

Heartbroken from not getting to meet one of my idols, I walked out of my hotel room. And there he was, staying on my hotel floor. DMC himself.

Never again will I get a chance to meet … Read More

That's What She Said…

February 28, 2008 |

By MEGAN GRIGORIAN

With Spring Break only days away, I’m sure most everyone already has their plans set in stone.  But just in case you are debating over whether to hitch a ride to Panama City or head on one … Read More

Sick of Being Sick: UMW Students and Faculty Face Fierce Flu Season

February 28, 2008 |

By ANNE LONGERBEAM

While most of America celebrated Super Bowl Sunday with parties, late hours and an endless supply of snacks and beer, University of Mary Washington freshman Amy Reynolds was confined to her bed.

“The flu hit me totally … Read More

Viking Rocks

February 28, 2008 |

By TALLY BOTZER

It’s Sunday evening after band practice for Grave Robbing Extravaganza, and Christian Tenney is reclining in his living room plucking at his black guitar, its neck decorated with skulls and crossbones. Tenney is 6 feet tall and … Read More

A Treat for the Taste Buds

February 28, 2008 |

By LAUREN JURGENSEN

Seacobeck’s visit from gourmet Colombian chef Joaquin Suarez last week may be the last time the cafeteria sees an international chef of such caliber for several years to come.

Only four or five chefs are brought into … Read More

Top 5 Summer Festivals

February 28, 2008 |

By LANDON JAMES

What the hell are you going to be doing this summer? If you don’t know by now, you’re way behind and this article is for you.

Festivals are going to be as hot this summer as the … Read More

Student Pursues Stand-Up Comedy

February 28, 2008 |

By RYAN MARR

The student body here at Mary Washington rarely suffers from a lack of humor thanks to the efforts of one of our resident student-comics, Watt Smith.

Smith, a 2 1/2 year veteran of the comedy circuit in … Read More

UMW Bands to Rock 18+ Release Show

February 28, 2008 |

By STEPHANIE BREIJO

Tonight, marking UMW band Grave-Robbing Extravaganza’s first CD release, the second event of music and mayhem in the Loft’s monthly 18+ nights will feature live performances from GRE, Tereu Tereu and Junk Science.

Thanks to The Loft’s … Read More

Staff Writer Finds a Cure for Any Illness

February 28, 2008 |

By CHARLOTTA JARBORG

If laughter be the best medicine, then bring on the comedy during this peak of the flu and cold season. We have not been back at school for long, yet everywhere you go you fear you will … Read More

Stephanie Goes to Hollywood: Bullet “It” Girl Spends an Evening With the Stars

February 28, 2008 |

By STEPHANIE BREIJO and SERENA EPSTEIN

Sunday evening. A fateful night for one lionhearted UMW journalist.

Confronted with an endless sea of crimson velvet and sparkling Hollywood starlets, Stephanie Breijo, UMW junior and bosom friend to the famous, took her … 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

Anarchy Strikes at Mary Wash

February 28, 2008 |

By JESSICA MASULLI

Anarchists from all over Virginia gathered in Woodard Campus Center for the third meeting of the Virginia Anarchist Federation on Feb. 23.

The Anarchist Socialist Theory Club of Mary Washington hosted the meeting.  The Virginia Anarchist Federation … Read More

Council Cancels Formal

February 28, 2008 |

By HEATHER BRADY

This semester, Class Council has again  cancelled  the Spring Formal without planning a replacement dance.

According to Trish Lauck, President of the Senior Class Council, there was a budget of only $8,000 for an event that cost … Read More

Scam Strikes Campus

February 28, 2008 |

By ANNIE KINNIBURGH

UMW students checking their school e-mail should be wary of an message containing death threats from a supposed hit man, according to a warning issued Feb. 18 by the Department of Information Technology and the UMW Police.

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