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The Blue & Gray Press | July 16, 2018

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Yearly recap of athletic and academic acheivement

April 25, 2018 |

By ALICEN HACKNEY

Staff Writer

This past year, UMW athletics has had their spotlight shined and brightened. Collectively the varsity teams have done better this year than years previous, all while also succeeding academically.

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UMW baseball team works hard to keep ahead of extensive schedule

March 29, 2018 |

By ALICEN HACKNEY

Staff Writer

This semester the Mary Washington Baseball Team has been hard at work with more games than any previous season and already busy student schedules.Read More

UMW’s unique qualities are what makes it valuable

March 21, 2018 |

By ALICEN HACKNEY

Staff Writer

During the January 31 University Faculty Council meeting, President Paino commented on the perspective growth of the school, but in doing so implied that he was having trouble finding what was valuable about the Mary Washington experience.Read More

Baristas best creative coffee and seasonal specials

February 15, 2018 |

By ALICEN HACKNEY

Staff Writer

Most coffee shops have an array of potential drink combinations beyond their typical menu and Blackstone is no exception. When seeking a creative alternative to your regular order, it is always helpful to take some advice from the experts. Read More

The Switch: Students concerned about building temperatures throughout campus

November 16, 2017 |

By ALICEN HACKNEY 

Staff Writer

This fall the East Coast has seen some extreme temperatures, which means the central heating and air conditioning for UMW dorms and other on-campus buildings has left many students in a period of discomfort.Read More

Memes that glorify depression and suicide are not funny

November 9, 2017 |

By ALICEN HACKNEY

Staff Writer

Memes, we’ve seen them, we’ve shared them, we’ve quoted them. They’re everywhere, from the internet to poster club advertisements, and they don’t always send a very positive message.

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Candidates for VA Election offer various platforms for voters to support

November 7, 2017 |

By  ALICEN HACKNEY

Staff Writer

On Tuesday Nov. 7, polling places all around Virginia will open for the election of the state’s new governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general. For many Mary Washington students this may be the first election they can participate in and for others this may be something they have done multiple times in the past.Read More

New rule requiring students to loft beds is a good decision on the part of ResLife

September 27, 2017 |

By ALICEN HACKNEY

Staff Writer

This year many students arrived on campus during move-in day to find a new challenge. As of the Fall 2017 semester, UMW Residence Life has implemented a new rule involving the setup of lofted beds. As per usual, beds may be lofted at the request of students. However, starting this year students will have to do the lifting themselves.Read More