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The Blue & Gray Press | November 22, 2017

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UMW students and faculty celebrate discount from Eagle Village’s Giant

September 7, 2017 |

By PAIGE WALTON

Staff Writer

Beginning this fall semester, Giant in Eagle Village now offers a 5 percent discount on final purchases to students or faculty with a valid University of Mary Washington ID. Read More

Giant in Eagle Village to undergo renovations this fall

September 8, 2015 |

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.Read More

Giant’s concert choice receives passionate response

January 23, 2013 |

By UPMA KAPOOR
Giant Productions has organized their biggest event yet for the spring concert; Swedish DJ’s Icona Pop, indie rock couple Matt & Kim and synthesizer-sensations Passion Pit will be performing at the Anderson Center on Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 8 p.m.Read More

Flannel, Guitars, Beards: Dr. Dog Milestone for Giant

November 8, 2012 |

By UPMA KAPOOR
Beards, flannel and hard-hitting guitar trios in front of an American flag with three stars barely characterizes Dr. Dog’s performance at the University of Mary Washington in the Great Hall on Saturday, Nov. 3.Read More

Suspect Apprehended in Giant Purse Snatching

October 6, 2010 |

Five days after the mother of a UMW senior was robbed at the Giant in Eagle Village, a suspect was found and arrested in Arlington by members of the U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force.

David Lyons, 50, was arrested on … Read More

Suspect Still at Large in Purse Snatching at Giant

September 29, 2010 |

At 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Fredericksburg police received a call that the mother of a UMW senior was robbed while entering Giant, the grocery store in Eagle Village, police officials said.  No weapon was involved in this crime.

According to … Read More

Police Search for Suspect in Robbery

September 25, 2010 |

At 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Fredericksburg police received a call that the mother of a UMW senior was robbed while entering Giant, the grocery store in Eagle Village, police officials said.  No weapon was involved in this crime.

According to … Read More

Gym Class Heroes To (Rap) Rock Dodd on Monday

April 7, 2010 |

by KYLE SHEARIN

Alternative-rap group Gym Class Heroes is set to perform at Dodd Auditorium on Monday April 12th.

Formed in New York in 1997 by front man Travis McCoy and drummer Matt McGinley, the group found footing after years … Read More

Man Arrested in Student's Assault

February 17, 2010 |

A witness’s description, along with Giant employees and video footage helped police arrest a man who grabbed a UMW student in the Giant parking lot last week.

Police arrested Christopher Ford, 64, of Fredericksburg on Tuesday, Feb. 15 and charged … Read More

Comic Sean Seaton to Grace the Underground

November 4, 2009 |

This Friday, Nov. 6, Giant Productions will be sponsoring the up-and-coming comedian Seaton Smith. Hailing from Washington D.C., Smith combines a fast-paced delivery with seemingly effortless observations of daily life in the city and his travels. Seaton Smith has somewhat … Read More

Kweli Brings Verbal Theatrics to Dodd for Homecoming Show

October 21, 2009 |

By RYAN MARR

When Talib Kweli missed a headlining slot at University at Minnesota last April because of a flight delay, over 500 inebriated college students took to the streets to light fires, smash cars, and generally resort to primitive … Read More

Brainy Comic Brings Sharper Brand of Laughs to UMW

October 21, 2009 |

By DREW CAMPBELL

This Friday, Oct. 23, Giant Productions will be hosting comedian Steve Hofstetter at 8 p.m. in the Great Hall. Hofstetter hails from Queens, New York and has made notable appearances on VH1’s Countdown and CBS’ Late Show … Read More

Ben Folds Brings Piano Pop to UMW

March 26, 2009 |

By AARON RICHARDSON and RYAN MARR Ben Folds has been a staple button on every indie kid’s satchel bag since the 90s. Though he’s never been the hit generator that bands like Third Eye Blind were, he’s got definite staying … Read More

Junior Ring Week Has Free Hot Air Balloon Rides

March 19, 2009 |

By AARON RICHARDSON

Junior Ring Week kicks off March 22, which for most of campus means more free food and promotional cups than you can possibly have use for. For juniors, it means living in fear for a week while … Read More

Giant Productions Attends National Convention

March 13, 2008 |

By CLAIRE COPPS

Heartbroken from not getting to meet one of my idols, I walked out of my hotel room. And there he was, staying on my hotel floor. DMC himself.

Never again will I get a chance to meet … Read More