By GEMMA SPICKA-PROFFIT
Senior Allison Davis was awarded CAC Women’s Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week last week.
By VICTORIA RICKMOND
As the sixth annual Bisexual+ Health Awareness Month draws to a close, still many people remain unaware of its existence.
By MOLLY AVERY
Some of those forgotten staff members, hidden down the hill behind Jefferson and confined to the walls of Combs, are the visiting language instructors and coordinators.
By FIONA NALEPA
Seacobeck Hall has sat empty since the end of 2015. Now, the University has begun working toward its renovation plans to make the building into the new home of the College of Education and the Office of Disability Resources by fall 2020.
By SEAN MOORE
In an active shooter situation, often the only thing that professors and students can do to make themselves safer is lock and barricade their classroom door.
By LAURA TAYLOR
On Tuesday, Feb. 19, Michael Bratt, visiting assistant professor of music composition and technology, received an email informing him that his contract would not be renewed for the next school year.
By NICHOLAS VINSON
Now, Cedric Rucker, the associate vice president and dean of Student Life, is among those who have been recognized by Richmond Public Schools’ (RPS) Influential African-American and RPS Alumni list.
By VICTORIA RICKMOND
Professor Jon McMillan always knew he wanted to be an artist, but it was during a high school behind-the-scenes tour of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond, Virginia that his passion was further sparked.
By KATE SELTZER
At 6 p.m. on Monday, more than 160 students and faculty members gathered on Ball Circle for a vigil held in honor of the 50 Muslims who were murdered by a white supremacist in Christchurch, New Zealand.
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Mucaad Ibrahim – 3Daoud Nabi – 71Husna Ahmed – 44Lilik Abdul Hamid – 58Sayyad Milne – 14Atta Elayyan – 33Amjad Hamid – 57Ansi Alibava – 23Ali Elmadani – 65Naeem Rashid – 50Taha …
By ALICEN HACKNEY
UMW is well-known for its academic focus. And, while the school does have smaller non-university affiliated fraternities and a sorority, the social life of many students is as quiet as the city of Fredericksburg itself can be.
By OLIVIA LEHMAN
This weekend the UMW Quidditch team played two grueling games against teams from VCU and William & Mary.
By REINA DATTA
As the 2012 National League Rookie of the Year and the 2015 MVP by a unanimous decision of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America by age 23, you would think that Bryce Harper could do no wrong in the world of Major League Baseball.
By ETHAN BLOUCH
Late in January, I noticed something interesting located near the entrance to DuPont: a small gallery of art dedicated to UMW alumnus Travis Head, who currently works both as an artist and as a professor of drawing at Virginia Tech.
By MEREDITH JENNINGS
Shaw said that the drag show is PRISM’s biggest event of the year, and it requires a lot of work to put together.
By HARRY FISHER
“Captain Marvel” feels like a cash-grab, a rushed introduction for the character into the MCU to make a quick buck off of people’s hype for the upcoming “Avengers: Endgame.”
By DEANNA BIONDI
Assistant director of Campus Recreation Brittanie Naff has been the lead planner for Campus Recreation’s current Body Positivity Week.
By EKATERINA SAVELYEVA
With fourteen students, two board members, and six UMW administrators in attendance, President Paino went over the projections for the UMW budget next year and took questions about tuition and fees for the following year, and the budgetary considerations they are connected to.
By SAVANNAH ROBERTS
Trump’s most favorite book is the bible, but when asked to recite his favorite verse, he was unable to recall one.
By ASHLEY UTZ
In May of 2018, a petition was sent out to UMW faculty, staff and students, which stated, “To encourage civic engagement on campus and in the broader Fredericksburg community, I support a Day on Democracy at the University of Mary Washington, which would entail – among other things – the cancellation of all classes to allow for involvement in our democratic process throughout the day.”
By CHLOE MARTIN
The general education committee has proposed changes to the current general education requirements.
By GRACE WINFIELD
The University of Mary Washington has recently been named a top producer for Fulbright U.S. students amongst other colleges and universities featured in the Feb. 11 issue of “The Chronicle of Higher Education.”
By DALEY JENNINGS
On Feb. 4, the message “MEET HERE 2/22, 12, Midnight” appeared on the spirit rock. The message caused speculation among students who wondered what it could mean.
By ETHAN RATLIFF
On Feb. 12, a message from President Troy Paino was sent out via email to students which addressed issues apparent in the leadership of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
By MIKAYLA MCDONALD
Vaccines have eradicated infectious diseases like smallpox, and reduced others such as polio and measles. But recently, vaccines have been placed at the epicenter of various ethical controversies.