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The Blue & Gray Press | September 24, 2017

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Paige Walton

UMW students and faculty celebrate discount from Eagle Village’s Giant

September 7, 2017 |

By PAIGE WALTON

Staff Writer

Beginning this fall semester, Giant in Eagle Village now offers a 5 percent discount on final purchases to students or faculty with a valid University of Mary Washington ID. Read More

Crew team boat dedication

December 7, 2016 |

By PAIGE WALTON

On Nov. 12, University of Mary Washington’s crew team and community gathered at Hope Springs marina to officially induct a new boat. Purchased by the men’s team, the Wintech 8+ was dedicated to and in memory of Robert “Bob” Ericson, a former UMW student and captain of the men’s rowing team who passed away suddenly in April of 2014.Read More

Men’s Club Basketball wins tournament at Lynchburg College

November 17, 2016 |

By PAIGE WALTON

This past weekend, Mary Washington’s men’s club basketball team went 6-0 at a tournament hosted by Lynchburg College, winning the entire tournament and representing UMW with pride. With only half of the team able to attend, sophomore historic preservation major Brandon Martin initially thought the team would win only a few games, but credits the team’s hard work and each player’s individual contributions as the fueling force for their winning streak.Read More

After Halloween, before Christmas, take the meaning of Thanksgiving to heart

November 3, 2016 |

By PAIGE WALTON

November is the month of giving thanks. However, saying thank you and being thankful are two very different things. The former may merely be a case of having manners; the latter is a mindset and way of living.Read More

Three Halloween crafts you can make in under 10 minutes

October 27, 2016 |

By PAIGE WALTON

Need to get ready for Halloween weekend and have some free time? Here are some fun and easy crafts to make your room spookier than the rest!Read More

Having sex is a choice, getting your period is not

September 15, 2016 |

By PAIGE WALTON

While the University of Mary Washington, or as others sometimes jokingly refer to it, the University of Mostly Women, provides a surplus of free condoms to promote safe sex, it does very little to address the needs of anyone with a uterus and ovaries during “that” time of the month.Read More

UMW considers expanding mental health services on campus

March 16, 2016 |

By PAIGE WALTON

As the University of Mary Washington grows in size and enrollment, the attention given to mental health care is changing.
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Course descriptions lack detail, leave students wanting more

February 18, 2016 |

By PAIGE WALTON

The current quality of course descriptions is lacking. Important information such, as the potential for additional costs, is excluded and thus forces students to select classes without all of the facts.As college students verging on entering “the real world,” it is a disservice for us not to be afforded as much information as is available.Read More