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The Blue & Gray Press | May 25, 2018

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Eagle Bhangra

UMW Dance clubs deserve to be recognized by sports communities

April 27, 2017 |


There has been a debate over what category dance falls under for years. The general public as a form of art, or as a physical activity, but never as a sport has typically viewed dance. While many dance classes are held in gym studios (UMW even boasts its own Zumba dance fitness program), why is there hesitation to refer to dance as a sport?Read More

Bhangra Beat participates in statewide competition for its 11th year

November 11, 2015 |


The International Living Community hosted the University of Mary Washington’s anticipated 2015 Bhangra Beat on Friday Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. in the Anderson Center. Ten minutes before the show and the crowd was already pumped with Punjabi music mixes. One particular song even included some of N.W.A’s unique songs.Read More

Cross Cultural Barbeque showcases campus diversity

September 5, 2013 |

Samosas and stroganoff may not come to mind as traditional barbeque dishes, but last week’s Cross Cultural Barbeque set out to redefine “tradition.”Read More

Campus explodes with a riot of color at Holi celebration

April 10, 2013 |

Spring exploded at the University Mary Washington in a big way last week. The Holi festival, an Indian celebration to welcome in the season, wrapped up the Res Games.Read More

Bhangra Fever

November 11, 2009 |

Schools from all over the state will be competing at UMW this Saturday, Nov. 14, when Bhangra Beat, a collegiate dance competition, kicks off in the Great Hall at 9 p.m.

Excitement is expected to be high for … Read More