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The Blue & Gray Press | February 24, 2019

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Breaking and entering at Melchers Hall sparks campus-wide conversation about safety concerns

February 7, 2019 |

By JOSHUA STALEY
Senior Writer
There was an incident of breaking and entering at Melchers Hall between Sat., Dec. 29 at 3 p.m. and Tue., Jan. 1 at 11:56 a.m.Read More

Distribution of blue lights should be reassessed

October 25, 2018 |

By ELIZABETH FINTO
Staff Writer
I have never had to use one of these blue lights, however, it is a comfort to know they are there if I need them. But I felt as though there needed to be a blue emergency light every few yards.Read More

Rape Victim Sues UMW for $10 Million

December 2, 2010 |

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By: HEATHER BRADY and JESSICA MASULLI

A former UMW student, who was sexually assaulted in 2008, is suing the university for $10 million, alleging negligence in providing a secure environment … Read More

139 Blue Lights Cover 176 Acres

September 8, 2010 |

The University of Mary Washington has 139 blue light stations across its 176-acre Fredericksburg campus, a number that is large compared to most other Virginia state schools.

The university’s blue light system serves a campus of approximately 4,000 undergraduate … Read More

Five Emergency Lights Added

March 10, 2010 |

BY MARY WILKERSON

This semester, five new blue lights are being erected around campus as part of a project that will cost the university $160,000. The new lights received a makeover, and though they work essentially the same way as … Read More

UMW Will Install 33 Streetlights

November 4, 2009 |

By JESSICA BAREFOOT

As part of UMW’s ongoing efforts to improve campus security, bids opened this week on an array of improvements that were highlighted during last year’s safety walk.

Specifically, efforts are currently being made to install new lighting … Read More

Campus Safety Walk Shows Problems in Security Despite Blue Light Improvements

October 7, 2009 |

The administration is making an effort to make our campus safer, even if it is one baby step at a time. The annual Safety Walk, which occurred on Wednesday Sept. 30 led by Judy Hample herself, was an alleged success.

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