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The Blue & Gray Press | February 22, 2019

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Seacobeck nostalgia drives students to take souvenirs causing spike in campus stats of crime reports

April 25, 2017 |


It’s a widely known secret among the students. Sometimes the doors to Seacobeck Hall are left open, other times they are not, and it just takes a jiggle of the doorknob to find out. If the door … Read More

UMW receives a $300,000 grant for sexual assault awareness

November 17, 2016 |


The University of Mary Washington recently received a $300,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women.Read More

Goolrick gym faces issues with “townies” using its facilities

October 12, 2016 |


“Townies,” or residents of the local area who are not enrolled at the University of Mary Washington, have been playing basketball at the Goolrick gyms and interrupting team practices, in some cases some even refuse to leave when told. The thought that complete strangers can wander onto campus at their leisure and use our facilities is a scary reality to some.Read More

Photo Gallery: Police arrest members of Divest UMW sit-in

April 15, 2015 |

Three Divest UMW members arrested for trespassing following administrative warning to clear the premises of George Washington Hall. Read More

Crime statistics made public by campus police

October 9, 2013 |

The University of Mary Washington Campus Police Department released its annual security report on Sept. 30. The report showed mild changes in a variety of crimes and reports on campus including, administrative referrals, the drug policy and sexual assualts.Read More

Foul play suspected in Eagle Landing flood

February 13, 2013 |

Saturday, Feb. 2 at 9:43 p.m. University Police received a dispatch alerting them to a flood after campus security received an alarm call in Eagle Landing, resulting in residents relocating to the Anderson Center.Read More

Letter to the editor: University collaborates to make campus safer

January 30, 2013 |

While nothing about crime is good, the apprehension of a criminal always provides a sense of relief. Last week, the University of Mary Washington community could breathe a collective sigh of relief. On Friday morning, a suspect was arrested for recent burglaries of Virginia, DuPont and Pollard halls. The arrest was possible only as a result of the sharp eye of a student and the speedy response of two University Police officers, Jeffrey Perry and Joe Gagliardi.Read More

Virginia Hall crime spree

January 23, 2013 |

On Dec. 31, residents of Virginia Hall received an email notifying them that a break-in had occurred during winter break and had been discovered the day before. Eight rooms were robbed, one on the first floor of the freshman residence hall and seven on the second.Read More

Drinking Arrests Increased This Semester

October 22, 2012 |

Student arrests related to drinking have increased in Fredericksburg, and parties are moving out of college heights as the tension between the community and University of Mary Washington students continues to mount throughout the fall semester.Read More

Police Beat 9/13-9/16

September 19, 2012 |


Sept. 13

Campus Police responded to a petit larceny of a laptop in the study lounge of Westmoreland Hall between 7:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. The case is pending.


Sept. 16

Campus Police reported a student … Read More

Police Beat 9/3-9/7

September 13, 2012 |

Sept. 3

Campus Police responded to a grand larceny from a car on Double Drive that occurred between 7 p.m. on Sept. 3 and 2:15 p.m. on Sept. 4. The case is pending.


Sept. 5

Campus Police reported a … Read More

Police Beat 8/20-9/2

September 6, 2012 |

Aug. 22

Campus police responded to the claim of a missing person. A current University of Mary Washington student reported a former student missing; however, the person had been in the custody of Fredericksburg police.

A UMW student, 21, of … Read More

Police Expand Transportation Capabilities with New Personal Vehicle

October 12, 2011 |


The UMW police department have a new tool in their efforts to patrol the University of Mary Washington campus: a T3-series electric stand-up vehicle, added at the end of July by President Rick Hurley to increase police … Read More

Campus Police Raise Visibility and Alcohol Awareness

September 29, 2011 |


The University of Mary Washington is increasing its efforts to raise the visibility of campus police and improve campus-wide awareness about drinking responsibly, according to Campus Police Lieutenant Michael Hall.

This year, aside from the large quantities … Read More

Police Beat 9/8 to 9/14

September 15, 2011 |


Sept. 9- UMW police responded to a report of underage intoxication at 12:55 a.m. in Eagle Landing, warranting an administrative referral.

Sept. 9- UMW police received a report that a bicycle had been stolen from the Battlegrounds … Read More

City Police May Handle Violent Campus Crime

January 26, 2011 |

On Jan. 21, Representative Paula Miller (D, Norfolk) presented House bill 2490 to the General Assembly, which if passed would require campus police departments across the commonwealth to hand jurisdiction of cases involving sexual assault and death over to local … Read More

Letter to the Editor: Police Strands Students

March 26, 2009 |

Dear Editor:

Picture this: it’s a Saturday night and you and your buddy leave a party and walk over to 7-Eleven. The reason you are walking is because everyone at the party is too drunk to drive.

While purchasing a … Read More