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The Blue & Gray Press | October 20, 2017

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Community unites in the face of hate

September 21, 2017 | 1

By MEAGHAN MCINTYRE 

News Editor 

Responding to the hateful and violent acts that have been taking place throughout the country, various UMW student leaders decided to hold an event that would give students a platform to unite under. On Tuesday, the one month anniversary of the Charlottesville incident, about 75 members of the Mary Washington and Fredericksburg community gathered in front of Lee Hall to participate in the UMW Speaks Out Against White Supremacy rally.Read More

UMW Parking Management is not the bad guy

April 13, 2017 |

By WILL ATKINSON

Tucked in the basement of Lee Hall, Jean Elliot’s phone suddenly rings. She presses the receiver to her ear and listen’s intently. It’s yet another report from a parking enforcement officer calling to warn her that a student has illegally parked in a “Customer-Only” spot in the Pizza Hut parking lot between College Avenue and Jefferson Davis Highway.Read More

UMW student finds aggressive Nazi message on bulletin board on Campus Walk

February 15, 2017 |

By KELLY EMMRICH

University of Mary Washington junior Ahad Shahid and friend Chad Mundie were walking past Lee Hall after watching the film “Moana” on the evening of Feb. 5, when they found a handwritten Swastika on the bulletin board in Front of Madison Hall. In addition to the drawing there was a note at the bottom of the sheet reading “Attention fa**ots!! We could live next door.”Read More

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

Feminists United start conversation on cyber bullying during rally

September 24, 2015 |

By KELLY EMMRICH

“No Longer Anonymous,” a rally held by Feminists United on Campus last Friday at 4p.m., combined the views of campus clubs such as Student Anti-Violence Educators, PRISM, Diversability and Young Democrats on anonymous bullying on campus.
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BB&T ATM in Lee to Replace Nest Location

October 3, 2012 |

By COLLEEN HUBER

BB&T is replacing the Virginia Credit Union (VACU) ATM in Lee Hall in late October.

The machine will be installed on Oct. 18 and will be ready for use the following day, Oct. 19, according to Rick … Read More

Flu Shots Offered For Free By UMW

October 12, 2011 |

By JAMIE LAROUNIS

On Friday, Oct 7, the first of three flu shot clinics organized by the Student Health Center was held at the University of Mary Washington.

The next two will be on Oct. 20 from 11 a.m. to … Read More

Police Beat: 3/30-4/6

April 6, 2011 |

March 30- Campus police responded to the Alvey Drive parking deck in response to reports of petit larceny. Sometime between March 25 and the day of the report, a parking decal was stolen from a parked automobile. The investigation is … Read More

New Admissions Position Combines Multiple Roles

October 21, 2009 |

By EMMA MAX

Dean of Enrollment and Student Services Martin Wilder is heading a new Student Services division, combining many of the offices in Lee Hall.

Wilder was the vice president for enrollment, but his new position will encompass more.  … Read More

The Underground redone

March 26, 2009 |

By ROBYN GIANNINI

The University Underground, a phrase perhaps foreign to underclassmen but well-remembered by senior students, was once a legendary hang-out for students providing coffee and evening entertainment and activities in the basement of Lee Hall before it closed … Read More

Staff Editorial: Lee Hall Renovations a Vast Improvement

March 19, 2009 |

The new Lee Hall sure is pretty, but couldn’t they have waited to open it until everything was finished?

Apparently, the University didn’t even give the Bookstore staff time to move in all the way, let alone figure out where … Read More

Lee Hall Opening Set for March

February 12, 2009 |

BY ERIC STEIGLEDER

The Lee Hall renovation project completion date, originally slated to be in November 2008, has been pushed back until later this month. At first, the contract allowed for 24 months of construction, according to Associate Vice … Read More

With Mounting Costs, Lee Hall Accrues Debt

February 22, 2007 |

By KATY BURNELL

wo million additional dollars are needed to finance an overhaul of Lee Hall, a project that was initially slated to cost $17 million, according to Vice President of Administration and Finance Rick Hurley. Hurley said UMW’s original … Read More