By EKATERINA SAVELYEVA
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.
By MARY PRAUGHT
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.
By KYLE LEHMANN
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.
By OLIVIA BRIDGES
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.
By HANNAH GALEONE
On the evening of Sept. 14 a UMW commuter student was a victim of a strong-armed robbery at the Thornton Street Pizza Hut.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 …
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 …
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. …