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The Blue & Gray Press | July 20, 2019

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Students react to missionaries on campus

March 20, 2019 |

Staff Writer
Mackenzie Hard, a senior and American studies major, was on her way to Madison Hall from Qdoba when she ran into a familiar group of religious missionaries.Read More

Sidewalk chalk messages are no place for debates

October 11, 2018 |

Staff Writer
Surely you‘ve seen them by now. They‘re most likely positioned on your way to class, through the tunnel, or on the front steps of the UC: the messages, written in chalk and practically littered along Campus Walk. Read More

Students respond to pro-life messages on campus

October 10, 2018 |

Senior Writer
On Tuesday, Oct. 2, between 5:30 a.m. and 7:00 a.m., the University of Mary Washington Students for Life organization chalked pro-life messages on Campus Walk around Monroe Hall, Lee Hall, and Woodard. Read More

UMW smoking policy should be reviewed and enforced

April 12, 2018 |


Staff Writer

When we walk to class, we usually expect to breathe clean air. But throughout my time at Mary Washington, I have noticed that more people are smoking on their way to class or outside of the academic buildings and residence halls.Read More

Jepson Construction causes issues for students

November 16, 2017 |


Senior Writer

The construction work that has started of the university’s Jepson Science Center has recently caused a multitude of problems for students and faculty. Sections of College Avenue and the surrounding areas of Jepson are cloaked in industrial fabric and lined with construction cones. The renovations to the building and nearby areas are expected to continue for an approximated 18 to 24 months.Read More

Eatz on the Streetz food truck missed by UMW students

November 10, 2016 |


Not long after making its first appearance this semester on Campus Walk, the university food truck Eatz on the Street experienced technical difficulties and has since then been out of commission.Read More

Students feel the love with therapy dogs’ visit to the UMW campus

October 27, 2016 |


A six-page paper due next week, one take-home quiz to be completed tonight, and 30 pages of reading to get through before tomorrow. Every day of the week students have a lot on their plate. Finding ways to cope and manage the stress that comes with school can be difficult and time consuming. One proven way to alleviate stress and brighten people’s moods could come in the form of frequent therapy dog visits to campus, according to Dr. Tevya Zukor, director of the Talley Center.Read More

WMWC radio station gives out CDs on campus, raises club awareness

October 27, 2016 |


Unknown to much of the school population, UMW has a radio station called WMWC, which boasts a plethora of interesting and enjoyable programs. They recently have been doing free giveaways on campus walk to increase awareness of the club and de-clutter the station. The station was seen giving out free CDs on Oct. 12, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. in front of Lee Hall and has similar events planned for the future.Read More

Courteous students make walks to class easier

March 31, 2016 |


You know what I love about University of Mary Washington students? I love their willingness to share. Couches, study rooms, computers, but most of all, the sidewalk. There has not been a day over the past four years when I have been body slammed by chicks and bros. Like the parting of the Red Sea, every student on this campus courteously stays to the right, ensuring that every student is able to use the sidewalk and not just a group of biddies and their Vera Bradley backpacks.Read More

Chalkboard project lets students define honor and service

March 19, 2014 |

The University of Mary Washington’s Center for Honor, Leadership and Service hosted the Chalkboard Project from March 10 to March 21. The project allowed students to answer short prompts pertaining to honor, leadership and service on several chalkboards that were placed on Campus Walk, between Lee and Trinkle Hall.Read More

Campus-wide construction continues as new year begins

September 12, 2013 |

The current construction at the University of Mary Washington Fredericksburg campus is progressing according to plan according to the UMW administration.Read More

Constant Building Hinders Students

October 3, 2012 |


The construction of the Convergence Center and Hyatt Place Hotel on and near the University of Mary Washington campus has generated mixed reactions among the student body.

Within the next two years, on and off campus facilities … Read More

Return to Campus Met with Fresh Classroom and Construction Woes

September 6, 2012 |


It seems that, when it comes to college students, people concentrate on freshmen. What about the other classes? As a returning second-year student at the University of Mary Washington, I have noticed how this year is different … Read More

Staff Editorial: Campus Walk Detour Poses Possible Threat to Student Safety

September 6, 2012 |

After several years of constant construction, University of Mary Washington students are accustomed to mild inconveniences and familiar sounds of heavy machinery. However, no past disturbance approaches the one caused by the new IT Convergence Center construction that has closed … Read More

Student Robbed on Campus Walk

January 19, 2011 |

A University of Mary Washington student was approached on campus and robbed by two assailants around 7:35 p.m., Sunday.

The incident occurred on campus walk at George Washington Hall.

The robbers approached the victim and demanded his or her … Read More