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The Blue & Gray Press | November 13, 2018

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Dr. Juliette Landphair

Virginia Hall scheduled for renovation

October 18, 2018 |

By HANNAH GALEONE
Senior Writer
The September 2018 Board of Visitors report announced that the University of Mary Washington will dedicate $10 million to the renovation of Virginia and Alvey Halls. Read More

UMW varsity football remains a fantasy for students

October 4, 2018 |

By RILEY DOHERTY
Staff Writer
The UMW Athletics Department has no plans to create an official university football program now or in the near future. Read More

Residence Life provides an update on the construction of Alvey and Arrington

September 27, 2018 |

By BRIAN HARNISH
Staff Writer
In late June 2018, and then later in mid July, every student who was registered to live in Alvey and Arrington got an email from Residence Life stating that they would be relocated for the Fall semester. Read More

Arrington Hall renovations displace students

September 13, 2018 |

By RHYS JOHNSON
Staff Writer
A pipe burst in Willard, then the mold appeared in Alvey, and finally, a plumbing issue flooded Arrington.Read More

Students and faculty question no-pepper spray policy

April 19, 2018 |

By ES HETHCOX & MEAGHAN MCINTYRE

Online Editor & News Editor

Flipping through a University of Mary Washington student handbook or reading through forbidden items in residence halls, students can find a list of forbidden items including: drugs, fireworks, and … Read More

Winter Leadership Symposium sparks valuable conversations concerning UMW

February 1, 2018 |

By MIRANDA O’CONNOR

Staff Writer

On Saturday, January 20, the University of Mary Washington Leadership Winter Symposium took place on UMW’s campus in Dodd Auditorium. The Winter Symposium, put on by the Student Leadership Committee, was a mandatory program for all student organization leaders; and built upon the meaningful conversations that were held during the August Leadership Summit. Read More

Trick or Treat: UMW YAF Hosts Funeral for Halloween

November 9, 2017 |

By TESSA CATE

Managing Editor

In her office on Monday afternoon, UMW Vice President for Student Affairs, Dr. Juliette Landphair slid a red folder bursting with papers from her desk into her hands, dubbing it her “Free Speech Folder.” North American universities have been met with the challenge of facilitating and policing students’ rights to free speech on campus, and UMW is no exception.Read More

BOV standardizes freshmen room rates and loosens upperclassmen meal plan requirements

March 15, 2017 |

By KAYLEE TYEE

President Paino and the Board of Visitors have made a decision to standardize freshman room rates starting in the upcoming 2017-18 academic year. The room rate for all first-year residence halls will be $3,300 a semester.  In … Read More

University plans to construct Hillel House to bolster Jewish community

February 22, 2017 |

By RACHEL FINSTON

The Jewish community in Fredericksburg is relatively small compared to other cities, but the University of Mary Washington has a smattering of Jewish students who call campus home. Unfortunately, these students do not have a designated space of their own, while many other student religious groups do.Read More