By HANNAH GALEONE
Keith Mellinger, after serving as the interim dean since June 2017, was named the permanent dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.
By LAURA TAYLOR
In the past two years, the dean of the UMW College of Business has received 12 student complaints about their professors according to a Freedom of Information Act request.
By TREVOR YOUNG
Most students are probably familiar with UMW Relay for Life, an organization that supports the American Cancer Society, but many might not know of their yearly fundraiser Jail n’ Bail. As the name suggests, the fundraiser involves having faculty members and students wait in jail until their bail is placed. In this case, their bail is simply their fundraising goal.
By HANNAH GALEONE
On Jan. 18, UMW President Troy Paino took the stage at a spring assembly of University faculty and staff, standing before the audience with an exciting announcement. Paino recently created a new cabinet-level position, and was appointing a new chief diversity officer to UMW.
By MADISON PACE
On Thursday, Nov. 16, a sexual battery took place on campus in the parking lot behind the Simpson Library and Pollard Hall around 3:35 pm. According to Marty Morrison in a school-wide email, a male wearing a black sweatshirt and blue sweat pants, approached a female student and grabbed her buttocks. After she confronted the male about the situation, he told her that he was joking with her and ran towards the direction of the Eagle’s Nest located in Woodard Hall.
By RACHEL FINSTON
Recently there have been concerns from students about academic funding at The University of Mary Washington, specifically surrounding the budget of individual majors within the academic colleges. According to information provided by the office of Marty Morrison, the majors with the highest funding are, in descending order, English, biology and business administration.
By RACHEL FINSTON
The gender imbalance at the University of Mary Washington has been a known figure since the college transitioned to a coed study body in 1972. This consistent numeral has earned UMW the name, “the University of Mostly Women.” In 2015, the incoming freshman class was 65 percent female, some students emphatically promote this data as a proud badge to wear while others are neutral in response to these numbers.
By STEPHANIE COOK
Many University of Mary Washington students struggle with the lack of available parking, but recently the university has taken steps to address this issue. Last fall parking management began taking steps to find more spaces for UMW students to park. Parking management noticed that the William Street lot often boasted around 50 empty spots, and decided to take action and allow for some UMW resident students to park there.
By CHRIS MARKHAM
Last week, University of Mary Washington students were hit with Earth-shattering news. For years, it was assumed by students that director of media and public relations Marty Morrison was a male, due to the first name “Marty.” However, word has recently spread that Marty Morrison is, in fact, a woman.
By IZZY BRIONES
At the University of Mary Washington 4,100 student and employee social security numbers have been stolen in the past month and the school community was made aware of it on Friday. Those who had their social security numbers stolen and their information compromised were notified through emails by the University and made aware of the situation before a school-wide email was sent to other members of the UMW community.
By JULIA DAVIS
When snow is in the forecast, the University of Mary Washington campus buzzes with excited students, all hoping that they will get the coveted email from Director of Media and Public Relations Marty Morrison, UMW’s unofficial “snow day lady.”
By EMILY MONTGOMERY The U.S. News and World Report placed the University of Mary Washington sixth in the “Top Public Regional Universities – South” category in their latest Best Colleges rankings, announced Sept. 13.
“It’s exciting to see that U.S. …