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The Blue & Gray Press | May 23, 2019

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Off Campus

Residence Life provides an update on the construction of Alvey and Arrington

September 27, 2018 |

Staff Writer
In late June 2018, and then later in mid July, every student who was registered to live in Alvey and Arrington got an email from Residence Life stating that they would be relocated for the Fall semester. Read More

Students question off-campus conduct violations

September 19, 2018 |

Senior Writer
One day in the middle of the fall semester of 2016, Kevin Covino, a junior at the University of Mary Washington, got an unexpected knock on his off-campus door.Read More

Arrington Hall renovations displace students

September 13, 2018 |

Staff Writer
A pipe burst in Willard, then the mold appeared in Alvey, and finally, a plumbing issue flooded Arrington.Read More

Shops and entertainment debut in downtown Fredericksburg

February 8, 2018 |


Staff Writer

Although downtown Fredericksburg is steeped in history, it is constantly experiencing change. Strolling down Caroline Street, it’s hard not to notice all the updated storefronts and new businesses. If you’re new to Mary Washington, or are just looking for a fun day with your friends, get off campus and check out what’s new downtown.Read More

Provisions for Off-Campus Housing Lackluster

October 20, 2010 |

At the University of Mary Washington, 43 percent of undergraduates live off-campus, according to the College Board. They mostly live close by, within walking distance—if they’re lucky. Places like Rowe Street, Charles Street, Franklin Street, Caroline Sreet and Mortimer Street. … Read More

Students Test Luck in Housing Lottery For Eagle Village

November 11, 2009 |

Off-campus students will be able to participate in the Residence Life housing lottery this spring, according to Director of Residence Life Chris Porter.

Off-campus students, according to Porter, will now be placed at the end of their class in the … Read More

Belmont Apartments House Displaced Upperclassmen

September 23, 2009 |


At the start of the school year, West Village, also known as the Belmont apartments, became home to 68 students to whom on-campus housing was denied due to an increased demand for space.

The use of West … Read More

Four is a crowd: living off campus hindered by the ‘brothel rule’

April 22, 2009 |


Three’s company, and four’s a brothel, at least according to the city of Fredericksburg. Many students are aware of this law, dubbed the “brothel rule” reading that no more than three unrelated individuals may live together in … Read More