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The Blue & Gray Press | August 18, 2018

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Greek Life gets ‘boulder’ with their methods of advertising

February 8, 2018 |


Staff Writer

All students at the University of Mary Washington know of the boulder used for announcements that sits outside of Woodard. “The rock,” is coated in layers and layers of paint. Students paint the rock for many of reasons, whether to announce the annual “Rocky Horror Picture Show” or to advertise a club meeting or event. Recently though, there has been some controversy over the rock and its message.Read More

Possible firearms club sparks controversy at UMW

September 14, 2017 |


Senior Writer

The University of Mary Washington has over 150 different clubs and organizations, adding new ones each year. However this school year the university has seen interest from some students on campus, to create a … Read More

Higher standards should be held for club leaders, club athletes

March 24, 2016 |


We’ve all seen those movies where the athletes are the life of the party and get away with every problem or issue that might be a result of the actions from the raging night they’ve had. But from past issues that have happened at the University of Mary Washington dealing with varsity athletes and non-collegiate athletes, every year the same debate arises.
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New club on the block: unitarian universalists

December 1, 2010 |


What do Thomas Jefferson, Susan B. Anthony and Ralph Waldo Emerson have in common?  And how does it relate to UMW?

They were all Unitarian Universalists, members of a faith that studies different world religions while drawing … Read More

Eco club witnesses mountaintop removal firsthand

October 20, 2010 |

By Molly McCarthy

Nine members of the UMW ecology club traveled to Wise County, Va last week to see a mountaintop removal.

“It’s crazy, it’s like a war,” said sophomore Graham Givens. “I can’t believe it happens in Virginia, … Read More

New club fundraises for clean water

October 20, 2010 |

By Christina Lambert

Over a sixth of the world’s population doesn’t have access to uncontaminated drinking water, according to the World Health Organization.

In 2004, Scott Harrison started Charity: Water after he visited Africa and saw the severe poverty … Read More

Scouts’ influence lasts in college

April 21, 2010 |

By Brittany Nassef

The Girl Scouts are at UMW.

Not just the young girls selling cookies on the sidewalk, but as a part of the student club, Campus Scouts.

Founded in 1912 by Juliette Gordon Low, Girl Scouts has more … Read More

New club fights sexual assault

October 7, 2009 |

By Ashley Jacoby

October is “Domestic Violence Awareness Month.” and a new club on campus has activities in the works.

Student Anti-Violence Educators, or SAVE, is a new organization on campus that wants to promote and educate the Mary Washington … Read More