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The Blue & Gray Press | May 22, 2018

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Virginia voter ID law enacted in effort to prevent voter fraud

September 17, 2014 |

By KATHARINE SPENCER

Due to new voting ID laws enacted in Virginia on July 1, voters across the Commonwealth will now have to present photo identification if they want to see the inside of a voting booth.Read More

Honor code essay cut from application process

September 10, 2014 |

By MICHELLE MOODY

Each student admitted to the University of Mary Washington since the mid-90’s has had to ponder the importance of the honor code while applying to the school – until the class of 2018.Read More

Police Beat 9/11

September 10, 2014 |

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Ex-Va. Gov. McDonnell guilty of 11 counts of corruption

September 10, 2014 |

By KRISTY JU

Former Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell and his wife, Maureen McDonnell, were charged with corruption by the federal jury on Thursday, Sept. 4.Read More

Internet protests proposed FCC changes to net neutrality

September 10, 2014 |

By HOPE RACINE

The Internet came to a symbolic crawl on Wednesday, Sept. 10 as part of a global protest to defend net neutrality.Read More

Mindfulness week to return to campus

September 10, 2014 |

BY LAUREN GRANT

This upcoming week marks the second annual Mindfulness Week at the University of Mary Washington, which educates students and the local community on the benefits of meditation and mindful eating. For those unfamiliar with “mindfulness,” let alone “mindful eating,” this week is all about learning to engage with the unfamiliar.Read More

Students and technology converge at ITCC

September 4, 2014 |

By HANNAH BRATTON

After on-campus construction for nearly two years, the University of Mary Washington’s Information and Technology Convergence Center (ITCC) finally opened to the community last week with a multitude of attractions that excited students and faculty alike.Read More

Senator Warner attends office opening, discusses student debt

September 4, 2014 |

By NEPHTHALIE LAUTURE

Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) spoke at the grand opening of the Virginia Victory 2014 Fredericksburg campaign office in Spotsylvania as a part of his campaign tour, Fair Shot for All Virginians.Read More

Tim O’Donnell becomes UMW associate provost

September 4, 2014 |

By KARLIN HOFFMAN

The start of the new school year at the University of Mary Washington brings a lot of transitions with it. Helping to ease the burden of these transitions for students and faculty alike is UMW professor of communication Timothy O’Donnell, who recently assumed the new role of associate provost for academic engagement and student success.Read More

Marriage equality in Virginia remains a question

September 4, 2014 |

By JONATHAN POLSON

After numerous rulings on the constitutionality of same-sex marriage in the Commonwealth of Virginia, same-sex couples and public officials alike are now looking toward a potential Supreme Court case for the final word on the issue.Read More

University changes Sexual Misconduct Policy

September 4, 2014 |

By LAUREN GRANT

The University of Mary Washington Division of Student Affairs announced an adjustment in the university’s sexual misconduct policy for the 2014-2015 school year.Read More

The Bullet changes to The Blue & Gray Press

September 4, 2014 |

The University of Mary Washington student newspaper, formerly known as the Bullet, changed their name to The Blue & Gray Press as part of an effort to complete revamp to the university’s student newspaper. Read More

Jimmy Eat World to Ignite Dodd Auditorium Feb. 9

December 1, 2010 |

By AUSTIN BARTENSTEIN

Giant Productions recently announced on their website that Jimmy Eat World has been selected as the spring show at Mary Washington.

The band will play Dodd Auditorium on Feb. 9.

Giant Co-Chair Justin Thompson explained the process … Read More

Outside the Fence

November 20, 2008 |

By Heather Brady

Regional On Tuesday, the Commonwealth of Virginia will provide up to $5.2 million to front-line private groups in order to help save portions of 15 Civil War battlefields, including nearby Chancellorsville and Brandy Station, from encroaching development. … Read More

Profs Depart, Department in Limbo

November 6, 2008 |

BY ERIC STEIGLEDER

The UMW Modern Foreign Language Department lost two professors this semester, causing disruptions for both students and faculty.

Ian Campbell, associate professor of Arabic, left the University in order to be closer to his family in Georgia. … Read More

Outside the Fence

November 6, 2008 |

BY HEATHER BRADY

Regional The Rev. George O. Lowe, 71, was convicted on Tuesday, Sept. 2 of molesting Benjamin Marsh, 40, more than 20 years ago, beginning in March of 1984. The abuse lasted several years, often on Mount Hope … Read More

‘Bullet’ Miss

October 11, 2007 |

CHELSEA SEACHORD

The following letter was written in response to a misquoted statement from “Survey Says” (The Bullet, Oct. 4, 2007):

I was recently contacted by my former advisor, with whom I have kept in touch since graduation, and he … Read More