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The Blue & Gray Press | September 23, 2018

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Handsanitizer dispensers should be available around campus

September 20, 2018 |

By ALLISON SCHUMAKER
Staff Writer
With flu season approaching, it’s essential to stay healthy, but how can we go about that?Read More

Office of Financial Aid welcomes new director

September 20, 2018 |

By BRIDGET DANVER
Staff Writer
This summer, the Office of Financial Aid welcomed its new director Timothy Saulnier.
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The Blue & Gray Press reflects on Hurricane Florence and supports victims

September 20, 2018 |

By The Blue & Gray Press Editorial Board
Hurricane Florence may have avoided UMW, but the rest of the country was certainly not left unscathed.Read More

Audiences praise “Crazy Rich Asians” for display of culture

September 20, 2018 |

By MARIE ROPER
Staff Writer
“Crazy Rich Asians” has the typical mother disliking the girlfriend trope but with a refreshing twist.Read More

Carrie Underwood releases emotional new album “Cry Pretty”

September 20, 2018 |

By LINDEY BROWN
Staff Writer
The talented country music superstar Carrie Underwood dropped her seventh studio album “Cry Pretty” on Friday, Sep. 14.Read More

Responsible reading: don’t stop at the headline

September 20, 2018 |

By GINNY BIXBY
Associate Editor
In 2011, a petition on Change.org to “Let Bert and Ernie Get Married On Sesame Street” garnered over ten thousand signatures.Read More

Incoming freshmen introduced into varsity volleyball

September 20, 2018 |

By LINDSAY RUONGRAT
Staff Writer
UMW women’s varsity volleyball team has included a mix of students who are in their freshman or sophomore year. This has created a sense of inclusion for both players and coaches.Read More

New graduate assistant continues life of sports

September 20, 2018 |

By ASHLEIGH GRIM
Staff Writer
“I want to make the student’s time as enjoyable as possible,” said JJ Santagata, the new Graduate Assistant for sports and outdoor recreation.Read More

Retail dining options updated following survey feedback

September 20, 2018 |

By MATT LEIBOWITZ
Staff Writer
The new semester has brought many updates to dining options available to students.Read More

UMW takes precautions in preparation for Hurricane Florence

September 20, 2018 |

By RACHEL COOPER
Staff Writer
With Hurricane Florence approaching, UMW prepared for possible heavy wind, rain, and damage to the university. Read More

Men’s rugby seeks another championship season

September 20, 2018 |

By SIERRA HORTON
Staff Writer
After finishing this past season undefeated, the team is looking forward to keeping their spotless record going.Read More

Student appreciates University’s beautification efforts

September 20, 2018 |

By JOSEPH LANGLEY
Staff Writer
Find out what makes UMW one of the most beautiful campuses in Virginia.Read More

Tiny desks in Trinkle Hall hinder students’ ability to learn

September 20, 2018 |

By SAMANTHA BENNETT
Staff Writer
Trinkle has a big problem that is affecting students and their ability to succeed in class.Read More

Beat to your own drum: UMW student’s musical choices

September 20, 2018 |

By ANDRE TURNER
Staff Writer
So, what’s on UMW student’s current music playlist? Read More

September 6 Podcast

September 20, 2018 |

By THE BLUE AND GRAY PRESS

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Students question off-campus conduct violations

September 19, 2018 |

By ALEX FRIEDRICH
Senior Writer
One day in the middle of the fall semester of 2016, Kevin Covino, a junior at the University of Mary Washington, got an unexpected knock on his off-campus door.Read More

Students should follow Kaepernick’s example and stand up for their beliefs

September 13, 2018 |

By LAUREN CLOSS
Editor-In-Chief
Recently, Nike announced that Kaepernick would be the face of their latest “Just do it” campaign.Read More

New Virginia law impacts UMW email policy

September 13, 2018 |

By HEATHER STROTHER
Staff Writer
Virginia has added a new law for universities that has impacted what information they are allowed to publicly display.Read More

Arrington Hall renovations displace students

September 13, 2018 |

By RHYS JOHNSON
Staff Writer
A pipe burst in Willard, then the mold appeared in Alvey, and finally, a plumbing issue flooded Arrington.Read More

UMW welcomes new executive chef William Hardy

September 13, 2018 |

By SAVANNAH BOYD
Staff Writer
As Executive Chef, Hardy is responsible for everything involving the production of food in the University Center dining hall.Read More

Students assigned to the Link after two-dorm shutdown

September 13, 2018 |

By MAGGIE MCCOTTER
Staff Writer
Upperclassmen from Alvey Hall and Arrington Hall found themselves out of a home this summer and had to experience a week of anxiety while the Office of Residence Life worked to find a solution to an unexpected problem.Read More

The rising cost of success needs a solution

September 13, 2018 |

By KATIE HIPPLE
Staff Writer
Tuition. The topic may sound threatening, but it doesn’t have to be that way.Read More

Annual Student Leadership Summit introduces new sessions

September 13, 2018 |

By DALEY JENNINGS
Staff Writer
On Sept. 7 and 8, student leaders on campus came together to participate in the second annual UMW Student Leadership Summit.Read More

The best slice in Fredericksburg, students debate

September 13, 2018 |

By JOSEPH KOBSAR
Staff Writer
Every UMW student has their favorite pizza place, but which one wins out in popularity among the student body?Read More

UMW Men’s Soccer returns as champions

September 13, 2018 |

By SEHAR JAMAL
Staff Writer
The UMW men’s soccer team is back in full swing after winning the conference championship last season. Read More

Ups and downs of Week 1 football

September 13, 2018 |

By RYAN BRAUCH
Managing Editor
With Week 1 of the 2018 NFL season in the books, we can take a step back and reflect on what all 32 teams gave us in their opening games.Read More

New ice hockey team ready to hit the ice

September 13, 2018 |

By EMILY SHUMAKER
Staff Writer
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.Read More

Dating culture at Mary Washington

September 13, 2018 |

By ADDIE HINTON
Staff Writer
We all know what college dating looks like in the movies, but are these grand romantic gestures the norm?Read More

Sports and childhood: A varsity athlete shares soccer

September 6, 2018 |

By GEMMA SPICKA-PROFFIT

Staff Writer

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.Read More

Q&A with the new Athletic Director Patrick Catullo

September 6, 2018 |

By SAVANNAH BOYD
Staff Writer
After serving as the Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance for six years, Coach Catullo has been promoted to Interim Athletic Director. Read More