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The Blue & Gray Press | August 18, 2018

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More than partying: How stereotypes negatively affect Greek life’s image

February 8, 2018 |


Staff Writer

Last semester we raised over $2,000 for suicide awareness and prevention, planted trees and mulched at Hugh Mercer Elementary School, held a bake sale in which funds were used to donate bus tickets to the Brisben Center for the homeless, and made trick-or-treat bags for the children at the Mary Washington Hospital. Read More

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

LETTER: New Kappa Sigma fraternity looking for School recognition and members

February 9, 2011 |

Dear Editor,

You may have heard about the new fraternity on campus, Kappa Sigma. We founded the organization over winter break, and we are currently recruiting to start a colony (as of now we are a nationally recognized interest group). … Read More

Meet the underground fraternity

February 12, 2009 |


Answering an interview question about Psi Upsilon, UMW’s unofficial fraternity, freshman Kelly Whelan inquired, “What fraternity?”

Asked again, Whelan stated, “I…don’t think about the fraternity.  I don’t go there, I don’t ever intend to go there.”

Psi … Read More

Frat OK'd on Campus

February 28, 2008 |


A new campus club is bringing fraternity life to Mary Washington, but the school is standing behind its stance against Greek life.

A co-ed social fraternity, Alpha Mu Sigma, had its first rush for new members last … Read More

Arrest in November Brawl

February 21, 2008 |


An off-campus brawl at a party hosted by members of Psi Upsilon fraternity last November left a freshman member of the UMW lacrosse team severely beaten, unconscious, and hospitalized.

The student, Evan Weiss, lost six teeth and … Read More