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The Blue & Gray Press | October 23, 2017

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Review of court records reveals disheartening actions taken by leaders in athletic department

April 27, 2017 |

By ESTER SALGUERO

In March, Juliette Landphair, Vice President for Student Affairs, sent out a statement on behalf of the university and its staff announcing that the University of Mary Washington settled a lawsuit with Jasmine Orsted. A former student, who said that she felt racially discriminated against after being cut from the women’s basketball team before her tryout date.Read More

UMW students react to the plans of President-elect, Donald Trump

November 16, 2016 |

By VIRGINIA BIXBY

The unprecedented election of Republican candidate, Donald Trump, has upset many Americans, including a large number of UMW students. But while every election causes some disappointment in voters, this one has been particularly controversial and divisive.

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Attic of Lee Hall, used for student leadership offices, poses health risks

September 22, 2016 |

By ESTER SALGUERO & IZZY BRIONES

For four years, members of the Honor Council and Judicial Review Board have had to tolerate the unsafe conditions of their offices in the attic of Lee Hall. The ceilings of the office are unfinished and covered with foam insulation, which is known to be hazardous to a person’s health. For that reason, attics are primarily used as storage space, but this is not the case in Lee Hall where the attic has been turned into a makeshift office for students.Read More

UMW dining taking steps towards improvment

September 8, 2016 |

By KAYLEE TYE

Similar to last year and its opening year, the University Center and the University Dining Service has received an overwhelming amount of complaints due to lack of options and dining hall hours.Read More

UMW makes official definition of administration available to students

April 7, 2016 |

By ALEXANDRIA RIKER

Earlier this semester at a Student Government Association meeting, vice president for Administration & Finance & CFO Rick Pearce, along with executive director of Budget Financial Analysis Paul Messplay, explained to students that tuition prices might rise in the next coming year.Read More

Hammock accident spurs new guidelines

March 31, 2016 |

By ESTER SALGUERO

The hammock trend that has become popular among universities across the nation has recently had a negative effect for the University of Mary Washington. A student was seriously injured on the evening of March 15 when a column fell on top of her at the amphitheater. The accident happened when she slung her hammock between a pillar and a tree, which sticks out of the platform.Read More

Administration, students and public figures come together for University Center dedication

September 24, 2015 |

By DAVID CONCEPCION

President Hurley and the Board of Visitors gathered Thursday, Sept. 17 to celebrate and dedicate the opening of the University Center, the newly constructed $43.4 million building, on Ball Circle.Read More

UMW Dining Services and Student Senate meet to discuss dining hours

September 24, 2015 |

By EMILY HOLLINGSWORTH

Leaders from UMW Dining Services met with the Student Senate on Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. in the first floor lecture room of Monroe Hall to receive feedback and provide additional information regarding the recent changes in University Dining.Read More

Meet Juliette Landphair, vice president of student affairs

September 10, 2015 |

By EMILY HOLLINGSWORTH

Juliette Landphair, new vice president for student affairs, is set to
make a difference at UMW, reaching both organizations and the
individual student.
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