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UMW Soccer Ties In 2nd OT

October 25, 2007 |

NICK JACOBS

Aim was not the word of the day for the University of Mary Washington women’s soccer team Saturday. Despite outshooting Chowan University 37-1, the Eagles came up scoreless in their final home game of the season, tying 0-0 … Read More

Nest Employee Goes For Gold: Braxton Earns Medal In Special Olympics

October 25, 2007 |

LAUREN BOSTON

To most University of Mary Washington students, Grace Anne Braxton is just another worker at the Nest. Yet one look at her resume reveals a life that has been anything but ordinary.

From Virginia To Shanghai After nearly … Read More

Field Hockey Falls

October 25, 2007 |

GOVINDA AVASARALA

The University of Mary Washington field hockey team saw its three game win streak snapped on Saturday after a 4-0 loss to Salisbury University. The Eagles, who hadn’t allowed a goal in seven consecutive halves, fell a goal … Read More

Lookin Good

October 25, 2007 |

LAUREN BOSTON

If you’re ever feeling particularly down about your uniforms of yore, take a look at some of the old UMW teams. While I was fortunate to grow up during a time when girls could wear shorts, my heart … Read More

York Squeaks Past Eagles: Men’s Soccer Falls to No. 3 Ranked Spartans In Homecoming Game

October 25, 2007 |

NICK NELSON

The University of Mary Washington birthday bash had an unwelcome guest last Saturday, when the men’s soccer team lost to York College of Pennsylvania 2-1 in front of a raucous Homecoming crowd of more than 700 students and … Read More

Police Beat

October 25, 2007 |

KATY BURNELL Oct. 12- At 3:33 a.m., a Jefferson Hall R.A. summoned police to the first-floor room of a 19-year-old male student after finding him severely intoxicated and unresponsive. Police alerted the Fredericksburg Rescue Squad, who transported the student by … Read More

UMW Crooks Nab Banners

October 25, 2007 |

JESSICA MASSULI

Centennial banners representing 100 years of University of Mary Washington history, have been disappearing due to theft across the campus. University students have stolen the 1908-2008 banners made of blue fabric from the light posts around the campus.  … Read More

Staph at UMW

October 25, 2007 |

KATY BURNELL

A campus-wide health alert confirming three cases of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among residential students sent Tuesday urged the campus community not to panic—school officials say good hygiene and hand-washing should be enough to keep students safe. MRSA, (pronounced … Read More

Out Cold

October 25, 2007 |

STEPHANIE BREIJO

A University of Mary Washington sophomore was airlifted to the INOVA Regional Trauma Center in Fairfax, Va. after sustaining a severe concussion during a homecoming rugby game. The last thing that 20-year-old Blake Murray can remember before losing … Read More

Going Green: $8.5 Mil Energy Conservation Effort Underway

October 25, 2007 |

JESS PIKE

Since 2005, school officials say UMW has spent $8.5 million on renovations to reduce energy consumption, cut greenhouse gas emissions, and to make the campus “green” in other ways. The University of Mary Washington joined with NORESCO, an … Read More

Mission Abort

October 25, 2007 |

ERIN LEACH-KEMON AND KAT SAUNDERS

Last Thursday, hundreds of Mary Washington students assembled in response to a graphic four-hour anti-abortion demonstration by an off-campus group in Ball Circle—some rubbernecking, others heartily protesting. Approximately 35 members of Life and Liberty Ministries, … Read More

That's What She Said…

October 25, 2007 |

TIERNEY MCAFEE

Last Thursday, God visited UMW to remind us that all pro-choicers, gays, and porno fans are going to hell. No, wait.  It wasn’t God; it was just the Life and Liberty Ministries, a group of people who somehow … Read More

UMW Musician is Piping Hot

October 25, 2007 |

LAUREN JURGENSON

Students walking to dinner on campus are often nightly serenaded with bagpipes by sophomore Chance Bell.  But it is not always easy to spot the piper from his perch among the trees below Seacobeck Hall. Those who do … Read More

Top Five Worst Horror Films Ever

October 25, 2007 |

TIM ST. ONGE

1. “Wrong Turn” (2003)

“Wrong Turn” is a by-the-book horror flick that tells the story of six young, unsurprisingly attractive city slickers whose road trips converge when one of them takes a wrong turn down a rural … Read More

‘Darjeeling Limited’ Follows Anderson Form

October 25, 2007 |

STEPHANIE BREIJO

You’re in an Indian marketplace, a sea of color and chaos, where taxis wail through crowds and jam-packed side streets and the air is nearly electric with chaos. Reds, oranges, blues and yellows swirl around you as you … Read More

Maryland Rennaisance Fair Entertains Students

October 25, 2007 |

SERENA EPSTEIN

Think of Maryland, and what comes to mind? Seafood? Mediocre baseball teams? Bad drivers? How about thousands of people running around in Elizabethan costume? The Maryland Renaissance Festival is the second-largest fair of its kind in the United … Read More

Eve 6 Reunites For Homecoming Festivities

October 25, 2007 |

AARON RICHARDSON

Eve 6 played their first show since 2004 at UMW on Saturday, Oct. 20.  That’s not all, either. They had agreed to a reunion only after Giant Productions asked them if they would reunite specifically for the event. … Read More

Sex Column Reinforces Double Standard

October 11, 2007 |

SYLVIA SIERRA

The following letter is a response to “Sexclamations” (The Bullet, Sept. 27, 2007):

By now, I think it’s safe to say that everyone knows that “Sexclamations” is the worst part of the Bullet. It has proved repeatedly to be … Read More

Susannigans: Whoah There, Delilah

October 11, 2007 |

SUSANNAH CLARK

The Plain White T’s predictable penultimate number last Friday was of course, “Hey There Delilah.” Dodd Auditorium became a sea of illuminated cell-phones in mid-call as the sing-along erupted. As the obligatory PDA-fest began to swell among near-by … Read More

Sexclamations

October 11, 2007 |

KELSEY CLARK

Last week I extolled the virtues of talking openly about sex. Being comfortable with your sexuality and sharing experiences can only improve things, right? Wrong. This weekend I was shopping with my mother and we passed a window … Read More

‘Bullet’ Miss

October 11, 2007 |

CHELSEA SEACHORD

The following letter was written in response to a misquoted statement from “Survey Says” (The Bullet, Oct. 4, 2007):

I was recently contacted by my former advisor, with whom I have kept in touch since graduation, and he … Read More

Staff Editorial

October 11, 2007 |

Something happened on campus last Friday that was so extraordinary we almost thought we had been transported to another dimension, or at least to another college. You showed up. After a week of midterm stress and paper angst, almost 1,000 … Read More

Riders Trot Into First Place Win

October 11, 2007 |

NICK JACOBS The University of Mary Washington riding team kicked off the 2007-2008 season on Saturday,  earning a first place ribbon in the Mount St. Mary’s College Show. The Eagles’ 37 point win ranked them first in the region over … Read More

UMW Takes Swing At Championship: Tennis Players Head To Alabama For Tourney

October 11, 2007 |

JOEY MERKEL

For three University of Mary Washington tennis players, the start of Fall Break means sweet home Alabama. Juniors Randy Loden, Becky Morse-Karzen and Stephanie Kurti will be representing the blue and grey when they compete in the ITA Small … Read More

Eagle Rowers Make First Waves

October 11, 2007 |

NICK NELSON

When the University of Mary Washington crew team took to the water Oct. 7, the season was beginning with a new sense of purpose. The team had avoided a demotion from varsity status and with 26 combined freshmen … Read More

Luxury Homes Left Empty

October 11, 2007 |

JOEY MERKEL

The two luxury homes the University of Mary Washington bought last school year for a combined $3.2 million have been sitting empty since January, when the university acquired them. School officials have allocated $350,000 to renovate the houses … Read More

Going Down?

October 11, 2007 |

KATY BURNELL

Oct. 1- At 6:12 a.m., three UMW housekeepers requested emergency assistance from inside the Combs Hall elevator after the machine would not respond to repeated attempts to open the door.  Another housekeeper was able to open the door … Read More

Police Beat

October 11, 2007 |

KATY BURNELL

Oct. 2- At 3:19 p.m., an officer on bike patrol reported activating his lights to pull over a 21-year-old male commuting student who had allegedly violated state one-way traffic code by exiting the inbound lane on double-drive on … Read More

Prof. Begins Fellowship

October 11, 2007 |

PHIL WHITE

Out of a pool of 50 applicants, only eight were selected to receive the prestigious Jennings Randolph Fellowship from the United States Institute of Peace this year. UMW history professor Nabil al-Tikriti was one of them. The D.C.-based … Read More

More Offices On The Move

October 11, 2007 |

GRACIE HART

Last year the University of Mary Washington spent approximately $190,000 to rent office space a mile off campus at the intersection of Rt. 1 and Rt. 3. This year that figure has jumped to a quarter of a … Read More