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The Blue & Gray Press | February 24, 2019

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Randolph Hall

Themed housing for freshmen misses the mark

February 14, 2019 |

Staff Writer
The freshman housing process has proved controversial among students. Read More

Residence Life fails to notify residents of brown water issue

January 31, 2019 |

Staff Writer
UMW students are very familiar with residence hall problems- mold, bursting pipes, bugs and AC issues.Read More

Commuter Student Lounge proves too small for hang-out spot

October 5, 2016 |


Commuter students at the University of Mary Washington see drawbacks with the Commuter Student Lounge that prevent it from being a more widely used resource.Read More

Borrowed bike? One student experiences unusual theft over fall break

December 3, 2015 |


After returning from fall break, Jamie McGuire, a freshman and secretary of the Student Senate, noticed that multiple bikes seemed to be missing from the Randolph Hall bike storage room. Following her discovery in the storage room, McGuire realized that her own bike was missing, and in response she carried out her own investigations to try and figure out what had happened while she had been away.
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Graffiti containing prejudiced remarks permeate Randolph Hall

September 23, 2015 |


On Friday, Sept. 11, which marked the 16th anniversary of 9/11, residents of Randolph Hall expressed their repulsion towards distasteful, stereotypical comments that were written on a white board which belonged to two students in the residence hall. Left anonymously on the fifth floor, the comments targeted the Islamic faith and the residents’ assumed affiliation.Read More

Mason and Randolph Halls win Va. design award

October 23, 2013 |

Mason Hall and Randolph Hall, dorms at the University of Mary Washington, were recently awarded an architectural award for their latest renovations.Read More

Green dorms receive recognition

September 5, 2013 |

Mason Hall and Randolph Hall, two University of Mary Washington dormatories recently renovated by Koontz-Bryant, P.C., received Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification earlier this summer. LEED is a certificate that recognizes worldwide green building strategies.Read More

HVAC Systems Prove Faulty

November 29, 2012 |

School officials have recorded numerous issues about the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system installed in the new Mason and Randolph residence halls, where room temperatures have been reported to reach up to 78 degrees.Read More

Housing Next Year: Randolph to Close, Others No Longer Freshmen

March 17, 2010 |


Residence Life recently announced  that residence halls previously considered upperclassmen dorms, will now be made freshmen, along with other changes to take place over the summer.

According to Chris Porter, director of residence life, with Eagle Village … Read More