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The Blue & Gray Press | July 20, 2019

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President Paino engages with students about 2019-2020 budget

March 20, 2019 |

By EKATERINA SAVELYEVA
Staff Writer
With fourteen students, two board members, and six UMW administrators in attendance, President Paino went over the projections for the UMW budget next year and took questions about tuition and fees for the following year, and the budgetary considerations they are connected to. Read More

Students react to missionaries on campus

March 20, 2019 |

By RILEY DOHERTY
Staff Writer
Mackenzie Hard, a senior and American studies major, was on her way to Madison Hall from Qdoba when she ran into a familiar group of religious missionaries.Read More

Virginia Hall scheduled for renovation

October 18, 2018 |

By HANNAH GALEONE
Senior Writer
The September 2018 Board of Visitors report announced that the University of Mary Washington will dedicate $10 million to the renovation of Virginia and Alvey Halls. Read More

More than a name: Why we should learn more about the people behind the names of campus buildings

April 4, 2018 |

By MARY PRAUGHT
Staff Writer

Growing up with the last name “Praught” it seemed like I was never blessed with the ease of syllabus day that the “Smiths” and “Joneses” I knew had. People mispronounced our last name so often that my family created a little slogan to help others remember – “it’s ‘Praught’ like ‘taught,’ just replace the ’t’,” we say. Read More

Current residents discuss building pros and cons for selection

March 21, 2018 |

By KYLE LEHMANN

Staff Writer

Housing selection season is here and for those living on campus next year, it is a time of excitement, anticipation and decisions. Students are selecting roommates, whether they be old friends or strangers on Facebook, and also deciding between buildings themselves. Read More

Students experience issues with cable connection in residence halls

November 2, 2017 |

By OLIVIA BRIDGES

Senior Writer

The University of Mary Washington’s Student Senate recently passed a motion to work with University Services to troubleshoot and repair the cable in residential halls, however, the Student Government Association’s Executive Cabinet later denied the motion.The motion did not pass because it was based off of a few isolated incidents.Read More

Strong-armed robbery makes students think about their safety

September 27, 2017 |

By HANNAH GALEONE

Senior Writer

On the evening of Sept. 14 a UMW commuter student was a victim of a strong-armed robbery at the Thornton Street Pizza Hut.Read More

Students are engulfed in confusion over forbidden items in dorms

November 10, 2016 |

By ISABEL FAUST

Moving in as a freshman, especially trying to think of all the new supplies needed, can be very stressful. However, with University of Mary Washington’s long and ever-growing list of prohibited items in dorm rooms, moving in can be made even more difficult and frustrating. The list prohibits items from weapons and alcohol, to leaves and door decorations. ​Read More

DIYs make dorm rooms more homey

September 22, 2016 |

By KELLIN GIBSON

DIY aka “Do It Yourself” projects are not just for Pinterest users, but they are also for UMW dorm room decorators. When students are a long way from home, DIY crafts and creations are a way to subside the symptom of homesickness.Read More

Madison Hall set to host annual Haunted House

October 22, 2015 |

By ARIANA BARRETT

Calling all spooky Halloween lovers, on Oct. 29, from 7 to 10 p.m., the Trimo Complex, comprised of Westmoreland Hall, Ball Hall, Custis Hall and Madison Hall will be hosting a haunted house in the basement of Madison Hall, featuring the infamous ‘Murder Room,’ staring hungry cannibals, or zombies.Read More

Residence halls facing change-up with student placement

December 3, 2014 |

By HOPE RACINE

The 2015-2016 school year will see a massive overhaul in residence hall assignments for incoming freshmen to the University of Mary Washington.Read More

Dorm Crafts: Coffee filter art

September 10, 2014 |

By LEAH VAHJEN

Settling in to your home-away-from-home for the new academic year is exciting but can also be a budget-buster when it comes to finding decorations and designs that bring both comfort and style to your new space. Read More

Don’t miss out on housing selection

March 9, 2011 |

By KELSEY WINDAS

Housing contracts have been signed, lottery numbers have been awarded and beginning March 16, general housing selection for residential students will start for the 2011-2012 school year.Read More

Living as a concept

September 23, 2009 |

By Helena Schmidt

A little known option for students living on campus is the newly formed CONCEPTual Living Program. It offers themed housing communities that bring students together with similar academic or recreational interests.

“I chose to live in ILC … Read More

Apartments to Adopt Keycard System for Entering Buildings

March 26, 2009 |

By RYAN MARR

Nearly five years after the installation of the first card access systems in the other campus residence halls, residents of the UMW Apartments will soon be required to carry key cards in order to gain access to … Read More

School Asks For $35 M For Dorms

February 8, 2007 |

By KAY BOATNER

Residence halls at the University of Mary Washington are about to become a little less crowded. University officials have requested authority from the state government to raise $35 million to build new residence halls on campus.  Gov. … Read More