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The Blue & Gray Press | May 24, 2018

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Students for Leadership and Social Justice group call for change to downtown slave post plaque

April 26, 2018 |


Staff Writer

On Apr. 11, UMW students attended a forum about the slave post located in Downtown Fredericksburg.Read More

The City of Fredericksburg should embrace its identity as a college town

March 15, 2018 |


Staff Writer

Fredericksburg is quickly becoming a college town and it’s time for local lawmakers to embrace that. While the City has never explicitly said it doesn’t want to invite a lot of college students to the area or become a “college town,” the actions of lawmakers tell a different story. This is specifically shown through the lack of parking for students, new unaffordable housing developments and the plans which the city has set for Fredericksburg moving forward.Read More

Student Houses Deemed ‘Nuisances’

December 1, 2011 |


Fredericksburg Mayor Tom Tomzak vowed last week to crack down on rowdy off-campus college parties after homeowners complained to the City Council about late-night noise, litter and drunkenness.

Four Fredericksburg residents expressed their concerns that the disruptions … Read More