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Staff Ed: Big-name concerts are fun, but not when students misbehave

April 6, 2017 |

By BLUE & GRAY PRESS

On March 14, the University of Mary Washington and the Campus Programming Board announced that the university would be welcoming rappers Waka Flocka Flame, known for his popularity in 2009 with hit songs “No Hands” and “Hard in the Paint,” and D.R.A.M, popular for his hit song, “Broccoli.”Read More

March 30 edition podcast: April Fool’s special

April 6, 2017 |

Blue & Gray Press podcast of the March 30 issueRead More

Staff Ed: Satire makes return appearance in BGP’s annual April Fool’s edition

March 30, 2017 | 1

By THE BLUE & GRAY PRESS

Once a year, the editorial staff of The Blue & Gray Press honors a longstanding tradition by releasing an April Fool’s issue to the community. This year is no different.Read More

March 20 Podcast

March 22, 2017 |

Podcast of the March 16 issue of the Blue & Gray Press. Read More

Staff Ed: Where does politics belong in Hollywood?

March 2, 2017 |

By THE BLUE & GRAY PRESS STAFF

Anyone who tuned into the Oscars Award show, or any award show for that matter, isn’t prompted to think ‘politics.’ Usually people are trying to escape the oversaturation of political rhetoric when they turn on the TV to watch an award show but that ideal has not been the case as of late.Read More

Feb. 20 Podcast

February 22, 2017 |

Podcast of the Feb. 17 issue. Read More

Feb. 13 Blue & Gray Press Podcast

February 15, 2017 |

Podcast of the Feb. 9 issue of the Blue & Gray PressRead More

Feb. 2 Podcast

February 8, 2017 |

Podcast for the Feb. 2 issue of the Blue & Gray Press. Read More

Staff Ed: Mental health should be treated as priority by both students and faculty during finals season

December 1, 2016 |

By THE BLUE & GRAY PRESS STAFF

In recent years, an increasing awareness of mental illnesses, particularly on college campuses, has become more prevalent. The significance of these illnesses, especially during the time a student is in college, is unmistakable and cannot be overlooked. For many students, college is the first time that they are on their own and for many others, there is an immense pressure to succeed from their parents, friends, mentors, etc.Read More

Nov. 17 Podcast

November 22, 2016 |

Podcast of the November 17 issue of the Blue & Gray PressRead More

Nov. 10 Podcast: Election Coverage

November 16, 2016 |

Podcast of the November 10 issue of the Blue & Gray Press. Read More

Blue & Gray Interviews: UMW President Troy Paino

November 10, 2016 |

Blue & Gray Press interview featuring UMW President Troy PainoRead More

Oct. 26 Podcast

November 1, 2016 |

Podcast of the October 16 issue of the Blue & Gray Press. Read More

Oct. 19 Podcast

October 25, 2016 |

Podcast of the October 19th issue of the Blue & Gray Press.Read More

Oct. 3 Podcast

October 12, 2016 |

A recap of the Oct. 6 issue of the Blue & Gray PressRead More

Staff Ed: African American museum serves as necessary and timely reminder of America’s past

September 29, 2016 |

By THE BLUE & GRAY PRESS STAFF

Today, American society is facing a crucial moment in history with the emergence of the Black Lives Matter movement. It is difficult to ignore such a crisis when so many have been faced with multiple tragedies and so much chaos, all of which floods the news and social media constantly.Read More

Sept. 22 Podcast

September 27, 2016 |

A recap of the 9/22/16 Blue & Gray Press issue Read More

Staff Ed: Back to the 90’s

September 22, 2016 |

By THE BLUE & GRAY PRESS STAFF

Social media has become an essential part of the, specifically, teenage American culture. As the disconnect continues between us and our parents, typically concerning the birth of memes, a revitalization of our childhood has ensued.

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Sept. 8 Podcast

September 15, 2016 |

A recap of the 9/8/16 issue of the Blue & Gray Press.Read More

Former editor urges students to focus on the meaning of the student paper

September 10, 2014 |

By ALEX VAN BLEEK

They say a good liberal arts education teaches you how to think critically, which is why the current discussion, or lack thereof, around The Blue & Gray Press’ name change is disheartening.Read More