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The Blue & Gray Press | May 23, 2018

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Kelly Evans

Political science majors should be required to take economics

April 25, 2018 |

By KELLY EVANS

Staff Writer

There has been controversy over required courses at the University of Mary Washington for years, specifically with the foreign language and general education requirements. However, the lack of economic courses required for the political science major should be a topic of concern as well.
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Gen Ed requirements should be more flexible

March 20, 2018 |

By JESSICA LINK

Staff Writer

College is often promoted as being the perfect place to find yourself and figure out what you love to do. General education requirements are typically a way for students to dabble in subjects they normally wouldn’t consider and find out if they love it or hate it. On the surface, general requirements seem great for every college to have, but looking deeper, are they really worth it or just a waste of time?Read More

Nationals bring in new general manager after releasing Baker

March 15, 2018 |

By KELLY EVANS

Staff Writer

When the Washington Nationals announced the release of former manager Dusty Baker in Oct. 2017, many fans were left sad, confused, and even a few happy. Within his two year contract with the Nationals, Baker lead the team to two NL East titles with 97 wins in the 2017 season. However, that was not enough for a city who’s seen that title many times before with no following of a World Series win or even a play-offs win.Read More

Spring Break adventures: options for students remaining in the area

February 22, 2018 |

By KELLY EVANS

Staff Writer

For many college students, spring break is an opportunity to get away from the stress of school and explore the world outside of textbooks. However, this can be difficult for the students who are stuck on campus over break or are staying in Virginia. However, Virginia offers many opportunities for UMW students to really explore and have fun over the week-long break. Here are some events in the Northern Virginia and Fredericksburg area that are held over UMW’s spring break.Read More