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The Blue & Gray Press | September 25, 2017

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Kaylee Tye

Student stress: Course registration causes headaches

April 12, 2017 |

By KAYLEE TYE

One of the most stressful things for any college student is choosing which courses to take. This process can be stressful for students who do not know their major yet and students who know their major but face already-full classes. Read More

How the education program changed my perspective on testing

March 29, 2017 |

By KAYLEE TYE

I never understood why test taking was a good assessment of knowledge. Everyone complained about them, and I didn’t think that they helped me learn. I always thought that projects were a better assignment for the end of the year rather than a test.Read More

BOV standardizes freshmen room rates and loosens upperclassmen meal plan requirements

March 15, 2017 |

By KAYLEE TYEE

President Paino and the Board of Visitors have made a decision to standardize freshman room rates starting in the upcoming 2017-18 academic year. The room rate for all first-year residence halls will be $3,300 a semester.  In … Read More

Softball team looks forward to spending spring break in Myrtle Beach

February 16, 2017 |

By KAYLEE TYE

Many University of Mary Washington students head home for spring break, whether it is to work, spend time with family or to catch up with old friends. They go home to relax and get a break from all the school work they have had, but not UMW’s varsity softball team, who are heading to Myrtle Beach this spring break.Read More

How one UMW student came to their faith through CCM

November 17, 2016 |

By KAYLEE TYE

Who really wants to be a “religious person” in college, especially a religion that is as conservative as the Roman Catholic Church? For a majority of my life I did not want to be a Catholic. I was baptized into the Catholic faith.Read More

UMW hosts first Congressional debate

November 3, 2016 |

By REBEKAH DEBELL

Debates are a night when candidates from each political party take the stage to battle national issues in hopes of winning over voters. These debates take place all over the country, including right here at the University of Mary Washington.

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ResHall Recipes: decorative Halloween cookies

October 27, 2016 |

By KAYLEE TYE

When people think of Halloween season, they think of costume parties, spooky decorations and, of course, the treats. This is a cute and easy Halloween recipe that is perfect to share with your friends.

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Mid-semester roommate troubles? Alleviate now and don’t be afraid to talk

October 12, 2016 |

By KAYLEE TYE

Imagine it is the summer before your freshman year of college. You are finally all packed and ready to move to the University of Mary Washington. You got your random roommate assignment a few months ago and have sent them a friend request on Facebook as well as a few texts. You are so anxious to meet them in person.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