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The Blue & Gray Press | June 26, 2019

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Commuter students respond to recent rise in gas prices

April 17, 2019 |

Staff Writer
UMW commuter students are feeling the effects of a recent increase in gas prices.Read More

Beat to your own drum: UMW student’s musical choices

September 20, 2018 |

Staff Writer
So, what’s on UMW student’s current music playlist? Read More

Students voice concerns over FERPA policy

April 12, 2018 |


Staff Writer

In the past two years, the dean of the UMW College of Business has received 12 student complaints about their professors according to a Freedom of Information Act request.Read More

Friends, following and social media

February 14, 2018 |


Staff Writer

In the age of social media and followers, students are often tempted to add their professors online through sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Many University of Mary Washington professors and students sometimes question whether ot not to add each other.Read More

Make Noise rally encourages student activism

October 29, 2014 |


Signing the honor code is a long-standing tradition for new students at the University of Mary Washington. With this pledge, students agree to academic honesty and integrity in their actions and relations within the community.Read More

'Thursday Poems' Shares Student Poetry

April 25, 2012 |


Do you write poetry? Are you interested in readings around campus? This week’s meeting of Thursday Poems showcased the work of The University of Mary Washington 302A Creative Writing students. The readings featured poems, raps and … Read More

Staff Editorial: Activism on Campus Reaches New Heights Among Students

November 17, 2010 |

In a staff editorial on Nov. 3, the Bullet lamented the lack of informed activism among a current generation of college students who grew up weaned on the irony-heavy entertainment-based reporting styles of the Colbert Report and the Daily Show.

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New club exposes palestinian plight

November 3, 2010 |

Sophomore Sima Dajani’s grandparents left Palestine years ago, with the intention of going back, but were never granted the right of return.

Approximately 800,000 Palestinians like Dajani’s grandparents were expelled in the aftermath of the Arab-Israeli war of 1948, according … Read More

Sexclamations: "Sexting" Dangerous Game for Students

November 3, 2010 |

For most sex related things, the rules are clear and simple, such as wear a condom and/or take birth control if you’re going to engage in sexual intercourse. For other things, the rules are undefined and still developing. Sexting falls … Read More

New Student Group Promotes Voting

October 28, 2010 |

With the November House of Representatives election approaching, UMW Votes, a nonpartisan project started by sophomore Thomas Bowman, is encouraging students to vote in the Nov. 2 election.

Bowman began the project after his experience with Gerry Connolly’s congressional campaign … Read More

18 Fire Alarms Occur Over Two-Month Span

October 28, 2010 |


Residents of Eagle Landing have spent an unusual amount of time on their front lawn along U.S. Route 1 this semester, due to the sensitive fire alarms in their building.

Sophomore Jeremy Thompson has been keeping … Read More

Letter to the Editor: Bourdain cost was too pricey for students

October 20, 2010 |

Dear Editor,

“Bourdain speaks at UMW,” read the headline across the main page of the Features section, but besides actually being on campus, it seemed Anthony Bourdain did not really have any true connection with the students.

Student tickets sold … Read More

New Eagle Landing Apartments Not Helpful to UMW Students Financially

February 10, 2010 |

The UMW community has been excited about Eagle Village for over a year. Students, professors and administrators have watched it go up piece by piece, and the excitement has become more and more tangible.

As UMW approaches the annual on-campus … Read More

Students Must Fight for Respect

October 4, 2007 |


The following letter was written in response to “Give Respect to Get Respect” ( The Bullet, September 20th, 2007).

Dear Editor:

Three weeks ago I wrote my first letter to the editor, entitled “Seizing Maturity,” about students’ reasons … Read More