By THE BLUE AND GRAY EDITORIAL BOARD
Journalists are not strangers to censorship, especially when it comes to student journalism.
By LAURA TAYLOR
Over winter break, the Title IX office at the University of Mary Washington underwent changes to employee positions, including beginning a national search for a new Title IX Investigator and assigning a new Title IX Coordinator.
By GRACE WINFIELD
Today is the 34 day of the government shutdown. 800,000 federal workers are being affected and have not been paid. Tomorrow, they will miss their second paycheck.
By GEMMA SPICKA-PROFFIT
Freshman twin brothers Da’Shawn and Ra’Shawn Cook are new athletes on the UMW men’s basketball team this year, and they are no strangers to accusations of twin telepathy.
By SIERRA HORTON
The Underground Café is a well-known and loved dining option for both students and faculty at UMW.
By RILEY DOHERTY
We all love a snow day but have you ever wondered the work that goes into cleaning it up?
By KATE SELTZER
On December 19, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that University of Mary Washington should have done more to protect students from online sexual harassment.
By MOLLY AVERY
Some people crave attention and are willing to do anything to get it. An easy and free way to instantly gain recognition and followers? Participating in an internet challenge.
By ALICEN HACKNEY
Each year we all wait patiently for our personal year in review on Spotify, and spend time mocking our friends for theirs as it often exposes much more of our guilty pleasure music than we’d like it to.
By RONIC NGAMBWE
It’s only mid-January and some people are already done with this year.
By SOPHIE AHAVA
The University of Mary Washington has gone through several major changes in the last few years, some more beneficial to students than others.
By MAGGIE MCCOTTER
When Arrington Hall was officially reopened over winter break, UMW posted a small tour of it on their Instagram story. It included images of the shower, flooring, and new mattresses.
As transfer students, we were expected to attend an orientation. It gave us a better understanding of what was expected of us and gave us some tools to help us prepare to move in the fall.
By EMILY SHUMAKER
According to BusinessInsider.com, however, only 3%-4% of CEO’s in today’s workplace are women.
By CAMERON ASHLEY
Since coming to college, I have always felt that classics is underappreciated.
By ALLY SCHUMACHER
As the winter months approach, many students are running into an unexpected problem: with the heaters running full blast, their rooms are too hot.
By ALEX FRIEDRICH
According to a Talley Center Data and Trends document, for the 2017-2018 school year, the number of student clients who have gone to the Talley Center for counseling services has increased by 51.6 percent since the 2015-2016 school year.
By SAMANTHA BENNETT
Honor Code violations have been on the rise in recent years, according to new data from the Honor Council.
By JOE LANGLEY
On Nov. 26, the University of Mary Washington College of Business received accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), becoming one of only five US schools to do so this year.
By HEATHER STROTHER
Community is built in part by invested fans at sporting events cheering for and supporting their local teams, encouraging the players to do their best, cheering for successes and consoling the team in the case of a loss.
By KAITLIN SWANTON
Star running back Kareem Hunt of the Kansas City Chiefs, who is facing three assault allegations from incidents dating back to January 2018, was released from the team on Friday.
By LINDSEY BROWN
Julie Hodge has been working for the UMW theatre department for 23 years, longer than most students have even been alive. She has spent the majority of her teaching career working here and has loved every minute of it.
By ALLISON TOVEY
A senior music major focusing on composition and music technology, Drake Dragone writes about a lot of serious subject matter. But he makes it cathartic and joyful with the help of the Fredericksburg music scene.
By LINDSAY RUONGRAT
With winter break on the horizon and only a few weeks left to get your gifts ready, here are some tips for how you can tackle your holiday shopping list, without breaking the bank.