By RACHEL MANNING
It is a warm and sunny Saturday afternoon, and the lights go down in Dodd Auditorium. Beautiful nature scenes from around the globe appear on the screen, marking the beginning of the 15th annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival. This festival was made possible by the President’s Council on Sustainability, which is in charge of environmental causes on campus, and Friends of the Rappahannock, a local organization dedicated to protecting the area’s natural resources.
By ELIZABETH BRANTLEY
Last week, University of Mary Washington students were encouraged to “Pay it Forward” during a week of kindness and generosity created by the campus organization. From April 11 through April 13, COAR organized multiple activities to get students to spread love and learn about the pay it forward movement.
By NIKKI CONTRINO
While many University of Mary Washington students are looking forward to heading home this coming spring break, a select few are venturing away from the week of binge watching Netflix and spending their spring break experiencing one of UMW’s alternative spring break programs.
By EMILY HANSON
Community Outreach and Resource’s annual Variety Show wowed audiences at the University of Mary Washington with an array of campus acts on Friday, Feb. 20 while raising money for their Alternative Spring Break Program with Habitat for Humanity.
By NOELLE CARLSON
Community Outreach and Resources’ annual Head Start Gift Box Drive will be held in the Dome Room at Seacobeck Dining Hall on Friday, Nov. 14. Every year COAR teams up with the Head Start program to help the youth of Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania.
By EMILY HANSON
The Community Outreach and Resources program kicked off Halloween festivities with the annual community service event “Pumpkin Palooza.” A huge focus of this event is giving the University of Mary Washington students a chance to give back to children from the local community.
What is better than combining community service and good performances for a casual night out? University of Mary Washington Community Outreach and Resources (COAR) hosted its annual Spring Variety Show on Saturday Feb. 8, 2014 in Dodd Auditorium.
Bracing Saturday’s oddly humid October weather, more than 100 University of Mary Washington students gave up their weekend slumber to team with various community service organizations through “Into the Streets,” an annual event sponsored by Community Outreach and Resources (COAR).
By HOPE RACINE
Despite the cold and the impending “Storm of the Century,” Sunday, Oct. 28, saw the University of Mary Washington campus covered in flocks of miniature Darth Vaders, Iron Mans, and witches, thanks to Community Outreach …
By KYLE LEFLER
The University of Mary Washington was named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the third consecutive year with the award presented to Community Outreach and Resources (COAR).
COAR is a student-run office in …
With the Alternative Spring Break program, 45 UMW students built houses for those in need of shelter in locations across the U.S. this past spring break.
President Rick Hurley will be formally inducted into the office of President of The University of Mary Washington during his installation ceremony this Friday, Sept. 30 at 3 p.m. in Dodd Auditorium.
Fueled by a seemingly endless supply of Mountain Dew and pizza, over 40 Mary Washington students gathered in the Great Hall to play Texas Hold ‘em poker.
The Community Outreach and Resources’ (COAR) Seventh Annual Charity Poker tournament took place …
Community Outreach and Resources (COAR) has 687 shoeboxes to fill for this year’s Head Start Gift Box Drive. The boxes are for at-risk children in the Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, and Stafford areas, according to the Facebook event set up by members …
BY GRACE WEAVER AND WILL LYNCH
This week is all about Mary Washington school spirit. The Student Government Association is sponsoring “Beak Week,” with events to boost school spirit, involve the community and encourage students to give to charities.