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The Blue & Gray Press | April 24, 2018

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Students and Professors share in the Jail n’ Bail fundraiser

April 12, 2018 |


Staff Writer

Most students are probably familiar with UMW Relay for Life, an organization that supports the American Cancer Society, but many might not know of their yearly fundraiser Jail n’ Bail. As the name suggests, the fundraiser involves having faculty members and students wait in jail until their bail is placed. In this case, their bail is simply their fundraising goal.Read More

Department and clubs come together for a drive to benefit women

March 1, 2017 |


In the coming weeks, if you see pink boxes around campus marked “Unmentionables,” contrary to the box’s message, the organization behind the boxes definitely wants you talk about them. Sponsored by the Women’s and Gender Studies department in celebration of Women’s History Month, the Unmentionables project is a drive to collect donations of feminine hygiene products, women’s underwear and monetary contributions of cash or check.Read More

Behind the scenes of Historical Preservation Club’s ghost tours

November 3, 2016 |


The University of Mary Washington’s Historical Preservation Club recently hosted their annual ghost tour on Oct. 21 and 22, a tradition that has taken place for over 30 years. Tour guides take excited guests to haunted areas around the city of Fredericksburg, where student volunteers and members of the club dress like ghosts and put on a show at each location.Read More

Crew team plans 'ergothon'

February 6, 2013 |

The University of Mary Washington rowing teams are holding a 24-hour “Ergothon” fundraiser on Ball Circle from 12 p.m. on Feb. 22 to 12 p.m. on Feb. 23.Read More

SHH Serves Up $25,000

April 23, 2009 |


After three years of Walk-A-Thons, Students Helping Honduras (SHH) caught the University of Mary Washington off guard last Saturday when the club handed the Walk-A-Thon to William and Mary to host its first ever volleyball tournament. “It’s incredible, … Read More

Invisible Children to Hold Date Auction

November 6, 2008 |


After my audition for this year’s Invisible Children Date Auction, I predict the night will be filled with a character or two.

Dancing, hotties strutting their stuff, and prizes for the bidders including gift certificates to restaurants … Read More