By DALEY JENNINGS
On Sept. 7 and 8, student leaders on campus came together to participate in the second annual UMW Student Leadership Summit.
By EMILY SHUMAKER
Under new leadership, members of the new Ice Hockey Club will officially hit the ice for their first game on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2018, against Christopher Newport University.
By GEMMA SPICKA-PROFFIT
Something about everything that can be learned from sports. Every summer, millions of children across the country are let out of school and left with much more free time than they previously had.
By SAVANNAH BOYD
After serving as the Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance for six years, Coach Catullo has been promoted to Interim Athletic Director.
With the University of Mary Washington being roughly an hour away from our nation’s capital, students of Mary Washington have their takes on how the local Washington Redskins will fare this upcoming season.
By ELIZABETH FINTO
Eagle Gathering is one of the most prominent UMW traditions during which the new incoming class is initiated into the Mary Washington community.
Over 120 clubs, organizations and departments fill Ball Circle only twice a year, and it is an amazing sight to behold.
The event welcomes back students and celebrates the end of the first week of classes and the beginning of a new semester.
The James Farmer Multicultural Center’s Cross-Cultural Barbecue was held on August 30, as one of many social events held on campus to reach out to new students.
In early July 2018, the University’s Police Department received a letter telling them they would be the 100th agency in the Commonwealth to become accredited by the Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission (VLEPSC).
By MARIE ROPER
The Office of Parking Management recently announced new parking regulations for the academic year. A change from past years, students will now be unable to park on the resident side of College Avenue, as that parking is reserved for Fredericksburg residents.
Day-to-day we see pieces of litter along the freeway, plastic bottles and lighters washed up on the beach, even cigarette butts – that indeed contain plastic – scattered along the walkways of our campus at Mary Washington.
By MACKENZIE HARD
On August 22, UMW Campus Recreation announced that the fitness center would be opening an hour earlier than previous years
By MEAGHAN MCINTYRE
With the fall semester rapidly approaching, on Friday, August 17, UMW President Troy Paino took the stage in Dodd Auditorium to give his annual address.
By VICTORIA GRANT
On Wednesday, Apr. 18, the UMW softball team lost to CNU 10-1 at the 3 p.m. game. The game ended in the fifth inning and although UMW was defeated, they have had a great season so far and are continuing to grow as a team.
By OLIVIA BRIDGES & LINDSEY BROWN
Contributing Writer & Senior Writer
From January 2017 to March 2018, the UMW maintenance department received 47 reports of mold and mildew in various campus buildings, according to work orders obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request.
By CAMERON ASHLEY
On Apr. 17, the representatives of Fredericksburg City’s Parking Advisory Committee held an open forum for members of the UMW community to express their concerns about a new potential parking plan.
By KYLE CLARKE
In the past couple of weeks, Facebook has come under extreme scrutiny for allowing the unauthorized sale of user data to Cambridge Analytica, a political consulting firm, targeting political ads at specific users during the 2016 election cycle. Most of these ads contained false information and were designed to spread deceitful lies about specific political candidates. CEO and creator of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, has even had to go to Congress to explain the company’s mishandling of user information.
By KELSEY SHEFFER
On Apr. 11, UMW students attended a forum about the slave post located in Downtown Fredericksburg.
By ZACHARY WOHLEKING
As the NBA playoffs are underway, we as NBA fans have been gifted with exciting series after exciting series in the first round. Basically, every series to this point has been competitive with multiple stories coinciding with each matchup. There is something to say about every team this year, and for the first time in a while, there’s no teams that are assumed to make it all the way.