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The Blue & Gray Press | January 21, 2019

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Virginia Hall scheduled for renovation

October 18, 2018 |

Senior Writer
The September 2018 Board of Visitors report announced that the University of Mary Washington will dedicate $10 million to the renovation of Virginia and Alvey Halls. Read More

Muggy weather raises student concerns about AC

September 27, 2018 |

Staff Writer
With the passing tropical depression Florence leaving humid moisture all across campus, many students are began to question the integrity of the campus dormitory air conditioning.Read More

Arrington Hall renovations displace students

September 13, 2018 |

Staff Writer
A pipe burst in Willard, then the mold appeared in Alvey, and finally, a plumbing issue flooded Arrington.Read More

Locked out: UMW Students’ frustration post-Thanksgiving break

December 1, 2016 |


After a relaxing Thanksgiving break, I knew on Sunday I would have to leave as early as possible from home to beat heavy traffic when heading back to school. The American Automobile Association stated that more travelers would be on the road than there had in the last nine years. After my parents heard that statistic, they decided to drop me off as early as they could.Read More

Provisions for Off-Campus Housing Lackluster

October 20, 2010 |

At the University of Mary Washington, 43 percent of undergraduates live off-campus, according to the College Board. They mostly live close by, within walking distance—if they’re lucky. Places like Rowe Street, Charles Street, Franklin Street, Caroline Sreet and Mortimer Street. … Read More

‘Brothel Rule’ creates tension

October 6, 2010 |

“We had to remove any indication that we were living there—I didn’t feel like a criminal, but at the same time I felt the urgency to hide from the law.”

Harrison Lyman, now a UMW senior, was living in a … Read More

Incoming Class Required to Remain on Campus Longer

April 7, 2010 |


Next year, students attending the University of Mary Washington will be required to live on-campus for their first two years, rather than just the first as previously required.

According to Chris Porter, director of Residence Life, this … Read More

Belmont Apartments House Displaced Upperclassmen

September 23, 2009 |


At the start of the school year, West Village, also known as the Belmont apartments, became home to 68 students to whom on-campus housing was denied due to an increased demand for space.

The use of West … Read More

Campus Housing Should be More Fair to Males

March 26, 2009 |


Though class registration for each semester can be stressful, what with degree requirements, figuring out prerequisites and making sure you have time to eat lunch, far more stressful is the process of housing selection, which has … Read More