By KYLE LEHMANN
Housing selection season is here and for those living on campus next year, it is a time of excitement, anticipation and decisions. Students are selecting roommates, whether they be old friends or strangers on Facebook, and also deciding between buildings themselves.
By OLIVIA BRIDGES
The University of Mary Washington’s Student Senate recently passed a motion to work with University Services to troubleshoot and repair the cable in residential halls, however, the Student Government Association’s Executive Cabinet later denied the motion.The motion did not pass because it was based off of a few isolated incidents.
By JACKSON DOWNEY
The Eagle Landing parking deck has recently been experiencing a variety of technical difficulties, leading to frustrated students.
By EMILY KUBE
The news article titled, Eagle Landing Residents confused by new mailroom policies, publish on September 21st, must be corrected. False information was presented in the article. This mistake was made because of lack of information and knowledge about the article topic. I take full responsibility for the false statements written in the article, as there was no verified source.
By ARIANA BARRETT
After serving my time in residence halls for the obligatory two-year period required for UMW students, I decided to rent a house with some friends. So far, I like it a lot better than I liked living in a dorm. While there are some benefits to living on campus, overall there are a lot more perks to living off-campus.
By MADISON PACE
Upperclassmen have the opportunity to have their cars on campus, however, the parking situation may be more than they bargained for.
By HALEY SPENCER
Before April 1, The University of Mary Washington held a contract with Allied Barton Security Inc, an internal security force. UMW employed officers from this company to man the front desk at Eagle Landing after midnight and on weeknights.
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 …
By BROOKE PREAS
When beginning the school year at the University of Mary Washington, students living on campus can always expect one thing: residence hall meetings. These meeting are held to give the students opportunity to familiarize themselves with their Resident Assistants, neighbors and the rules of the hall. However, this year a big change was introduced at these meetings: the start of campus-wide quiet hours, a topic that used to be specific to each residence hall and decided on with voting.
BY ALEC HARMON
Eagle Landing houses roughly 600 students from the University of Mary Washington and complaints have surfaced concerning the functionality of the washing machines. In addition, students noticed that their EagleOne cards are not being read by the laundry appliances.
By KELLY EMMRICH
The “Black mold in Alvey creates concern for its residents, staff responds with investigation and advice” article in the Oct. 29 issue of The Blue & Gray Press received a lot of attention from students, parents and administration. This caused more residents to start coming forward about their own mold stories.
By KELLY EMMRICH
Construction in Fredericksburg, especially near the University of Mary Washington campus, is a big concern for some of the Eagle Landing residences, who lived through the building of both the Information Technology Convergence Center and the University Center.
By MAGGIE KARRS
Saturday, Feb. 2 at 9:43 p.m. University Police received a dispatch alerting them to a flood after campus security received an alarm call in Eagle Landing, resulting in residents relocating to the Anderson Center.
The student who was found in possession of a handgun last Monday night in Eagle Landing has been placed on interim suspension, pending the completion of campus judicial review, according to university officials.
On Monday night shortly after 10 p.m., University of Mary Washington police confiscated a handgun from a student on the third floor of Eagle Landing, after students who saw the weapon reported it to the campus police.
By BROOKE MATTA
During September and October of last year, Eagle Landing residents were forced to evacuate the building 18 times due to the highly sensitive smoke detector system. Since then the system has been adjusted, much to the …
By: VALERIE LAPOINTE
The number of days without fire alarms has reached double digits in Eagle Landing for the first time this semester, due to actions taken in decreasing the sensitivity of smoke detectors.
It has been over two …
BY VALERIE LAPOINTE
Residents of Eagle Landing have spent an unusual amount of time on their front lawn along U.S. Route 1 this semester, due to the sensitive fire alarms in their building.
Sophomore Jeremy Thompson has been keeping …
By LINDLEY ESTES
Cars parked in lots around Eagle Landing that aren’t designated for student parking will be towed beginning Oct. 1.
Cars with green decals will be confined to the third, fourth and fifth levels of the Eagle …
Eagle Landing residents recently received an e-mail from the Offices of Public Safety/Parking Services and Residence Life informing them that as of Oct. 1, the University will begin enforcing its stringent parking restrictions in Eagle Village.
While the students have …
By HEATHER BRADY and JESSICA MASULLI
Since last Wednesday, 26 students have visited the Health Care Center in fear that they had head lice, but only nine of the cases were confirmed.
Thomas Riley, director of student health …
Welcome back. It’s inspiring to see you make the campus come alive again after a relatively quiet summer. For those of you who are entering freshmen as the class of 2014, or who are transfers from other colleges, …
The UMW community has been excited about Eagle Village for over a year. Students, professors and administrators have watched it go up piece by piece, and the excitement has become more and more tangible.
As UMW approaches the annual on-campus …
BY WILL LYNCH
Early in the morning of Jan. 16, workers began assembling the pedestrian bridge that will link the campus to the $100 million Eagle Village project. Route 1 between College Avenue and Alvey Drive was closed to traffic …