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The Blue & Gray Press | November 23, 2017

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The Virginia State House of Delegates election results

November 16, 2017 |

By OLIVIA BRIDGES 

Senior Writer

The Virginia State House of Delegates election occurred on Tuesday, Nov. 7. The Republican candidates won districts 28 and 88 while the Democratic candidates won the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and Attorney General races.Read More

The Weinstein Effect: What we can learn from sexual assault survivors

November 16, 2017 |

By SHYAN MURPHY

Staff Writer

On Oct. 5, decades of sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein were publicized in a New York Times article. Although Weinstein’s long-running career came to an end with the list of accusations made, more allegations against Weinstein and many other men of powerful positions began to surface.Read More

Newspapers disappear throughout the UMW campus

November 9, 2017 |

By KYLEIGH COUTCHER 

Staff Writer

This year, daily issues of The New York Times and the Washington Post have disappeared from their usual stands throughout campus. Many professors and staff were confused, as they looked forward to reading the paper every morning. Mary Washington used to provide The New York Times and the Washington Post all around campus for everyone to read and those who enjoyed having these papers easily available to them around campus were confused as to why they have gone missing.Read More

Fake news has no place in The Blue & Gray Press

February 9, 2017 |

By THE BLUE & GRAY PRESS STAFF

Between the coverage of the 2017 campaign cycle and the ongoing unpredictable antics of President Trump, the media is having a field day, so to speak, with the constant influx of news worthy information that has been up for grabs the past couple of months.Read More

College applications: gone too far?

February 4, 2016 |

By Jacob Atkinson

The New York Times recently published an article regarding the college application process of 17 universities in the South. In the article, it discusses how these schools ask the applicant about their former history with the law and whether or not that is right.Read More

New Schools, Old Students

April 26, 2012 |

A recent study shows that thirty-three percent of all freshmen students entering universities across the United States in 2006 transferred and 25 percent of students transfer more than once.

The New York Times reported this in reference to the National … Read More

Staff Editorial: Students Should not Have to Pay for Paper Content

January 28, 2010 |

The New York Times recently announced that effective January 2011, their online content will no longer be available, free of charge, to the reading public.  For those of us Ramen-budgeted college students who prefer their journalism to come with a … Read More