By MOLLY AVERY
After many years, Japanese has found a home at Mary Washington in the form of conversation hours.
By ALEX FRIEDRICH
After a spike in the number of students in UMW’s College of Education from 2016-2017, the college’s student body has dropped by a fifth of that number for the 2018-2019 school year.
By JAMAL SEHAR
UMW is spending a great amount of money to better different aspects of campus, but they haven’t included one of the most essential parts of campus in their plans: Simpson Library.
By CAMERON ASHLEY
On Sept. 25, YouTuber Shane Dawson released his first installment of an eight-part docuseries entitled “The Mind of Jake Paul.”
By THE BLUE AND GRAY EDITORIAL BOARD
Between Sept. 30 and Oct. 6 this year, an unnamed, unvaccinated child was killed by the flu in Florida. This death tragically marks the beginning for many more flu-related deaths as flu season moves upon us.
By ALLY SCHUMACHER
While homecoming weekend is this week, some alumni converged upon battleground athletics complex, specifically the turf stadium, two weeks ago to play some field hockey against current Mary Washington students.
By MARIE ROPER
UFC and other fights are usually shown on pay-per-view and not many students are able to watch the fight. As a future event, it might be a great idea if UMW could show the fight for those students who are unable to watch the fight and rely on social media to get the result.
Country music is changing, but the change is not sudden.
The thirty-fourth annual UMW Ghostwalk is upon us.
The extreme liberal nature of UMW makes it hard for conservatives to feel at home.
By LUKE HILLMER
It has been over a month since the NBA announced the 2018 Basketball Hall of Fame inductees.
By BRIAN HARNISH
The four-year eligibility rule in the NCAA is quite controversial amongst student-athletes.
By DALEY JENNINGS
From the moment I started college, my major was suddenly a definitive trait.
By SARAH HAMPTON
Being a student-athlete comes with many responsibilities, whether they be on the field, in the classroom or in the community. Adding Type 1 diabetes to the mix adds another layer of complexity.
By ELISABETH DELLAROVA
At their Sept. 27 meeting, the UMW Board of Visitors approved the submission of a proposal to the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV), requesting the creation of a degree program for the Communication and Digital Studies (CDS) major.
By EMILY SHUMAKER
On the verge of the halfway mark of Donald Trump’s presidency, in the wake of the allegations surrounding Kavanaugh and as an unprecedented number of Democratic women have decided to run for Congress, on Nov. 6, 2018, the United States of America will hold its midterm elections.
By ASHLEIGH GRIM
The collaborative dose of dancing that you’ve been missing is back this semester.
By KENNETH MCDONELL & RACHEL COOPER
Kayaking, live music, hiking, pumpkin patches, apple picking, Halloween spirit, and fall festivals. For students staying at UMW or in Fredericksburg for fall break, there are events to attend and places to visit around campus to enjoy the break.
By HARRY FISHER
Venom is by far one of the most interesting characters Marvel has ever produced
By GEMMA SPICKA-PROFFIT
In late September, four UMW athletes were awarded CAC athlete of the week
By JACK POLLARD
Surely you‘ve seen them by now. They‘re most likely positioned on your way to class, through the tunnel, or on the front steps of the UC: the messages, written in chalk and practically littered along Campus Walk.
By BRIDGET DANVER
Currently, the Eagles are on a three-game winning streak. The team is 12-8 overall and 3-0 in the CAC. Their next game is away at Salisbury University, on Saturday, Oct. 13.