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The Blue & Gray Press | January 18, 2019

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UMW smoking policy should be reviewed and enforced

April 12, 2018 |


Staff Writer

When we walk to class, we usually expect to breathe clean air. But throughout my time at Mary Washington, I have noticed that more people are smoking on their way to class or outside of the academic buildings and residence halls.Read More

Some students desire more smoking spots on campus

October 5, 2016 |


On Wednesday Sept. 14, student senator and head of the constitutional cabinet Charbel Marche proposed to student senate of the need to increase the number of smoking spots on campus.

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Cigarette Smoke Clouds Non-Smokers on Campus

September 29, 2011 |


Nothing ruins a beautiful day like being deprived of clean oxygen when the person walking in front of you on Campus Walk decides that their 10-minute trek through campus is the best opportunity to light up a … Read More

Downtown Restaurants Adjust to Smoking Ban

January 27, 2010 |


On Caroline Street in downtown Fredericksburg, cigarettes line the curb and cover the dirt below the planted trees along the sidewalk. The indoor smoking ban in bars and restaurants has been in effect in Virginia for almost … Read More

Va. Smoking Ban Affects Hangouts

April 2, 2009 |


Sitting outside Combs Hall after class on a sunny morning, sophomore Alyssa Dandrea exhales slowly. A thin stream of smoke dissipates as she lowers the cigarette to her side. She is used to smoking outside; the Mary Washington … Read More

Texting and Smoking Bans Need Beefing Up

March 26, 2009 |

Laws and rules affect college students in many ways, from the classroom syllabus to getting arrested for not-so-brilliant weekend decisions.

In these first few months 2009, several laws have been passed by the Virginia General Assembly that will surely have … Read More