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The Blue & Gray Press | July 20, 2019

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Roy Platt

Students react strongly to Blackstone closure, Katora opening

June 20, 2019 |

News Editor
UMW’s on-campus coffee shop, Blackstone, is closing after almost five years of business. Katora Coffee, which has a location on Caroline Street in Downtown Fredericksburg, will be taking its place. The change has prompted strong reactions from students, including former Blackstone and Katora employees.Read More

Student feel lack of adequate options in UC for students with dietary restrictions

March 15, 2017 |


After a long day of classes many students look forward to winding down and having a relaxing meal at the dining hall. However, for students with allergies and other dietary restrictions, they often find themselves asking what can they eat? Although management claims the University Center offers meals suitable for all, UMW students are taking issue with the dining hall menu, finding that it lacks adequate options for students who have various dietary restrictions.Read More