By THE BLUE AND GRAY EDITORIAL BOARD
This past Sunday, Veteran’s Day was celebrated across the country. The holiday serves as an opportunity to publicly recognize our veterans and acknowledge their efforts.
By LINDSAY RUONGRAT
Off-campus students tend to face more challenges than on-campus students when it comes to their level of involvement with on-campus activities.
By MARIE ROPER
Finals are quickly approaching. With Thanksgiving right around the corner, students are depending on the break to relax before exams and final projects, but the break isn’t long enough.
By RHYS JOHNSON
Those familiar with the UMW Fitness Center have undoubtedly used the water fountains in the facility at some point or another. These aren’t your grandfather’s water fountains, though- this is the future of hydration.
By JOSEPH LANGLEY
For decades, people have allowed stereotypes to falsely inform their opinion on marijuana.
By JOSEPH KOBSAR
The UMW men’s rugby team is conquering 7-0 in their season, heading right for National Playoffs. The team is excited to have come along with such success and are aiming for the championship.
By DALEY JENNINGS
On Nov. 3, Simone Biles was awarded her thirteenth gold medal at the world gymnastics championships, and became the first American and first female in the past 30 years to win a medal in every event of the World Championships.
By HEATHER STROTHER
Community is built in part by invested fans at sporting events cheering for and supporting their local teams, encouraging the players to do their best, cheering for successes and consoling the team in the case of a loss.
By EMILY SHUMAKER
Just because college students have not entered the workforce doesn’t mean they can’t start learning to manage their money.
By KAITLYN MCCLUNG
This election season, Fredericksburg saw a 5 percent increase in voter registration from 2017 due to a surge of 600 new University of Mary Washington students who registered to vote, according to The Free Lance-Star.
By EMILY KEEHAN
At the beginning of the month, the College of Business was the target of a phishing email scam.
By KATE SELTZER
The “M” in UMW stands for memes, according to a new Facebook group.
By HARRY FISHER
As a fan of rock and roll music, I’ve always admired the work of the band Queen.
Beauty and makeup Youtuber James Charles releases eyeshadow palette in collaboration with Morphe BrushesNovember 14, 2018 | Blue and Gray Press Life
By SIERRA HORTON
On Nov. 2, 19 year old YouTube beauty guru, makeup artist and first male CoverGirl, James Charles, uploaded a video announcing his latest project: an eyeshadow palette and brush set with Morphe Brushes Cosmetics that were released Nov. 13.
By LUKE HILLMER
The UMW campus pushes for sustainability as part of a greater effort to encourage students to recycle more. But some students, and possibly staff members, appear to not only fail to recycle but are also failing to throw away their garbage in proper waste bins.
By LINDSEY BROWN
I grew up listening to country music, and I absolutely love it.
By THE BLUE AND GRAY EDITORIAL BOARD
Nov. 6 was Election Day of midterm elections all over the country, and voter turnout was impressively high in many areas.
By ELISABETH DELLAROVA
Brothers Jeffrey and Thomas Leckrone were never close in high school. However, since becoming teammates on UMW’s swim team, they’ve become each other’s biggest supporters.
By BRIAN HARNISH
This past Saturday, the UFC heavyweight title fight for the belt went down. The battle was between Daniel Cormier and Derrick Lewis in Madison Square Garden.
By JOSHUA STALEY
On Oct. 16, Dr. Mary Beth Mathews, professor of religion in the Department of Classics, Philosophy and Religion, was appointed UMW’s new National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) faculty athletic representative by UMW president Troy Paino.
By ANDRE TURNER
In wake of the recent controversy surrounding the murder of Washington Post journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, World Wrestling Entertainment provided fans with a wrestling show called ‘Crown Jewel’ on Friday, Nov. 2 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, despite an unprecedented number of sponsors and fans who disagreed with the company’s actions.
By SAVANNAH BOYD
Professor Dan Wolfe has returned to UMW after graduating in 1984 and working in the movie industry for over 30 years.
By RHYS JOHNSON
On Nov. 1, UMW hosted a presentation by Dr. Jessica Gordon Nembhard in Chandler Ballroom.
Raccoons and rabbits and groundhogs, oh my! Director of landscape and grounds Richard Blair discusses campus wildlifeNovember 8, 2018 | Blue and Gray Press News
By KAITLIN SWANTON
For freshman and business administration major Jacob Chambers, the nature on campus is an attractive feature. But what he has found is that the large trees and open, grassy sections of campus do not only attract potential students, but also wildlife.
By GEMMA SPICKA-PROFFIT
Sophomore Joey Peppersack was awarded CAC Men’s Swimmer of the Week after he broke the American Paralympic record for the SM8 100 meter Individual Medley during a home meet against Frostburg State on Oct. 26.
By MOLLY AVERY
As the whistle blows, the cheering begins. From Simpson Library all the way to the spirit rock, you can hear someone yell “It’s Friday!” at high volume into a bullhorn.