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The Blue & Gray Press | June 20, 2018

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Mackenzie Hard

UMW students search for internships over the summer

April 26, 2018 |

By Kyle Lehmann

Staff Writer

For many college students, especially upperclassmen, summertime means finding internships.Read More

UMW smoking policy should be reviewed and enforced

April 12, 2018 |


Staff Writer

When we walk to class, we usually expect to breathe clean air. But throughout my time at Mary Washington, I have noticed that more people are smoking on their way to class or outside of the academic buildings and residence halls.Read More

Men’s baseball battles hard in weekend series against Monclair State

March 1, 2018 |


Staff Writer

This weekend the baseball team went up against Montclair State University for their season opening. There were four games throughout the weekend with the Eagles coming out even, winning two out of the four games.Read More

Friends, following and social media

February 14, 2018 |


Staff Writer

In the age of social media and followers, students are often tempted to add their professors online through sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Many University of Mary Washington professors and students sometimes question whether ot not to add each other.Read More

Students join protest at Women’s March on Washington

February 1, 2018 |


Staff Writer

This past weekend, thousands of women, men and children gathered around the Reflecting Pool in Washington, D.C. for the second annual Women’s March on Washington. This event began to advance peaceful and positive progress within communities across the country, along with the goal of ensuring that all women and their allies are involved with civic and political roles.Read More

Athletes reflect on the utilization of study hall

November 16, 2017 |


Staff Writer

For many student athletes, mandatory study hours decide whether they will be able to participate in a game or a meet. A certain number of hours are given to athletes varying on which sport they play.Read More

Culture is not a costume: Consider whether your outfit is appropriating culture

November 2, 2017 |


Staff Writer

When we think about Halloween, we usually get excited about our favorite candy, our festive decorations, but most of all, the costumes. However, some costumes are not appropriate for all people to wear. You must consider whether your costume is culturally appropriating a cultural group.Read More

Homecoming brings back old faces

October 19, 2017 |


Staff Writer

Each year, in mid-October, students across Mary Washington’s campus come together to celebrate Homecoming weekend, including Alumni.Read More

Eagle Landing does its best to address Parking Deck Issues

October 12, 2017 |


Staff Writer

The Eagle Landing parking deck has recently been experiencing a variety of technical difficulties, leading to frustrated students.Read More

UMW students and faculty celebrate discount from Eagle Village’s Giant

September 7, 2017 |


Staff Writer

Beginning this fall semester, Giant in Eagle Village now offers a 5 percent discount on final purchases to students or faculty with a valid University of Mary Washington ID. Read More

From uniform to unique: one student’s guide to dorm decor

September 6, 2017 |


Staff Writer

Before move-in, campus is filled with a bunch of the same dorm style residence halls. The same couches and chairs, the same beds and desks and the same kitchens. It is all very uniform but it is a blank canvas for us to make our own. I turned my own apartment into a comfortable and cozy place for me to stretch my feet out on the coffee table. Along the way, I learned the importance of having a budget and an idea for how the space will look. It is much easier to decompress after a long day of classes when I’m coming back into a room that makes me feel comfortable and welcome.Read More

UMW gathers for Glow Run in honor of President Paino’s Inauguration

April 26, 2017 |


The rosy hues of the sun began to fade as 412 people from the University of Mary Washington and the Fredericksburg community gathered near the Bell Tower. Glowing figures covered with strokes of neon paint stood at the start line, in the evening hours, waiting excitedly for the clock to strike eight. As the run commenced, the rhythmic thumping of participants’ feet drowned out the music that was playing throughout Campus Walk for UMW’s 5k “Glow Run.”Read More