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The Blue & Gray Press | August 18, 2018

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Off Campus

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