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The Blue & Gray Press | July 20, 2019

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Students react strongly to Blackstone closure, Katora opening

June 20, 2019 |

By KATE SELTZER
News Editor
UMW’s on-campus coffee shop, Blackstone, is closing after almost five years of business. Katora Coffee, which has a location on Caroline Street in Downtown Fredericksburg, will be taking its place. The change has prompted strong reactions from students, including former Blackstone and Katora employees.Read More

UMW student opens pop-up LGBTQ+ bookstore downtown

October 25, 2018 |

By LINDSAY RUONGRAT
Staff Writer
Downtown Fredericksburg now has an LGBTQ+ pop-up bookstore, thanks to UMW senior and classics major, Andy Unger.Read More

UMW demographics do not reflect message of Multicultural Fair

April 26, 2018 |

By KOTY BOWEN

Staff Writer

If you happened to stroll down Campus Walk on Apr. 14, you were greeted with loud music and a crowd of people varying in ethnicity and nationality. The music ranged from Southern Bluegrass to traditional African song, with vendors and stages lined from George Washington Hall to Monroe Hall. This was the 28th Annual Multicultural Fair.Read More

Minorities feel underrepresented in SGA

March 21, 2018 |

By GRACE WINFIELD 

Senior Writer

On February 19, several minority clubs and groups attended a Student Government Association meeting and demanded that their voices be heard. At the meeting some of the groups did not feel like they were being heard.Read More

Pride stitched and sewn in history, Gilber Baker dies at 65

April 6, 2017 |

By KAYLEIGH RONGEY

The University of Mary Washington prides itself on being a diverse and accepting school for all students. Recent events, such as the appearance of homophobic propaganda on campus, have brought students together rather than divide them. The community has united under the philosophy that “Love trumps hate.” Read More

Questions arise within InterVarsity chapters around same-sex-marriage

November 16, 2016 |

By REBECCAS MELSON

There is a wind of change that is blowing through our country and through the InterVarsity Christian Fellowship as well. As Americans strive to make sense of a changing political term, questions of race, gender and religion have come to the surface.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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