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The Blue & Gray Press | August 18, 2018

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Shyan Murphy

Men’s lacrosse tops Shenandoah

February 22, 2018 |


Staff Writer

On Saturday Feb. 17, The University of Mary Washington men’s lacrosse team went face to face with Shenandoah University in their third game of the season. UMW improved to 2-1 after this exciting game at the Battleground Complex.Read More

New access road to Simpson Library opens

February 8, 2018 |


Staff Writer

On January 29, a new access road to the Simpson Library parking lot opened to traffic. The entry, located on College Avenue, is directly across the Heating Plant on Powhatan Street. Sidewalks are not … Read More

The Weinstein Effect: What we can learn from sexual assault survivors

November 16, 2017 |


Staff Writer

On Oct. 5, decades of sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein were publicized in a New York Times article. Although Weinstein’s long-running career came to an end with the list of accusations made, more allegations against Weinstein and many other men of powerful positions began to surface.Read More

Student driven project leads to construction of anemometer

November 9, 2017 |


Staff Writer

Most students who belong to the UMW community have passed by the Jepson Science Center before. This tends to be a heavily trafficked area on campus due to the science general education requirement, and several residence halls being stationed nearby. When a strange object was erected outside of Jepson, some students had questions about the new structure.Read More

Rugby players share their feelings about the season

September 7, 2017 |


Staff Writer

Each year, the University of Mary Washington gains new recruits from all over for their sports programs. UMW is primarily a Division III school with a variety of sports options offered including … Read More

March on Washington: women’s rights are human rights

December 8, 2016 |


On Jan. 21, 2017, our president-elect will serve his first full day in office. In response, there will be an organized assembly of gender and racially diverse feminists gathered in the nation’s capital in order to demonstrate unity and support for the women of this country. Although this is not an anti-Trump protest, it is a march that serves as a wake-up call for women’s rights as Donald J. Trump serves his first day as our nation’s leader. Women across the country will unify in efforts to support of the rights they fear losing to the new administration.Read More

There’s more to rent from the HCC than you probably know

October 27, 2016 |


In college, many students run into the problem of not having the proper equipment for a specific project, whether it be for a class assignment or out of personal interest. The University of Mary Washington offers rentals for various pieces of digital equipment such as audio recorders, video cameras, DSLR cameras, GoPros, video game consoles, laptops, microphones and many other items.Read More

Men’s Soccer storms into CAC competition

September 29, 2016 |


Soccer season has commenced, and for the University of Mary Washington’s men’s soccer team, so have the victories. At this point in the season, the team has won six out of the eight games played, one of those victories coming against conference foe, Marymount University. This was only the start of the conference games in which the team will be playing all throughout the next month.Read More

Tinderellas and Tinderfellas: looking for love, sex and entertainment

September 14, 2016 |


Tinder is a popular dating app downloaded by many teenagers and young adults. As one can imagine, it is immensely popular to use on a college campus, but the real question is, what is it like to use Tinder on a small college campus?

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