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The Blue & Gray Press | October 17, 2018

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For some students, Firearms Club causes unease

September 27, 2018 |

Staff Writer
The UMW Firearms Club, as described on their Orgsync page, “focuses on coordinating discussions on topics involving firearms, providing firearms training and safety seminars, and increasing public knowledge through outreach programs.”Read More

Letter to the Editor: Open-minded adminstration allows students to join political clubs

December 7, 2017 |


Contributing Writer

The University of Mary Washington has a long-standing tradition of fostering open-mindedness amongst its student body, and maintaining the same outlook, when it comes to administration. Over the summer, UMW student Natalie Johns felt inclined to gather students who shared her interest in firearms and firearm safety by creating a club of the same focus. I interviewed Natalie about the developments of the club since its embryonic stage in August.Read More

Gun control: time to accept America’s violent ways

January 26, 2016 |


Those with little knowledge on American politics can identify a pattern in this country that happens any time there is a massively publicized shooting. First comes the rampant speculation, followed by scrounging for motives and backstory for the killers, a call for a “national conversation” on gun violence, a general pushback by the National Rifle Association, conservative politicians, and then a reburial of the issue until the next scheduled tragedy.Read More

Stricter gun control laws ensure greater safety for all in the nation

January 23, 2013 |

Matthew McQuinn decided to go to the movies with his girlfriend, Samantha Yowler, while her big brother, Nick Yowler, tagged along.Read More