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The Blue & Gray Press | November 22, 2017

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UMW hosts annual residence life conference

November 9, 2017 |

By COLLEEN SULLIVAN 

Senior Writer

This year, the Virginia Association of College and University Housing Officers (VACUHO) chose the University of Mary Washington to host the annual residence life conference. Colleges and universities around Virginia visited UMW from Friday, Nov. 3, to Saturday, Nov. 4. The visitors included George Mason University, Liberty University, Virginia Tech, Old Dominion University, Roanoke College and many others.Read More

Extended dining hall hours at the UC provides students with more options for meal times

October 12, 2017 |

By KEELY CERVANTE

Staff Writer

In a college setting, the stress of classes and activities can leave a person constantly hungry. The University Center houses most of the dining options available on campus, including the main dining hall as well as Qdoba, Lil Joe’s and Jamba Juice. Although the food is located centrally on campus, the hours of the dining facilities are not convenient for students. Typically, the hours for the dining hall are usually from 7 a.m to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The main dining hall at the fourth floor of the University Center have extended the closing time from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m.Read More

New resources for transfer and commuter students

September 14, 2017 |

By DANELLA DONADO 

Staff Writer

This summer a big change happened at the office of Residence Life. A new section branched out to form the Office of Transfer and Commuter Student Services. This office will cater to the needs of … Read More

The University Center welcomes a new executive chef

September 7, 2017 |

By OLYMPIA JARRELL

Staff Writer

This year, the University Center is seeing some real changes with the new executive Chef, William Allison. After working in places ranging from Hawaii, to California to other locations in Virginia, Chef Allison was recently hired as the new executive chef for the University Center’s Dining Hall.Read More

UC hacks: makeshift waffle cones, cereal, and homemade Blizzards

September 22, 2016 |

By RIPKEN SMITH

Since its opening, many students have complained about the choices at the dining hall in the University Center. To solve these problems I have created a list of tips for learning the ins and outs of the UC. Read More

UMW dining taking steps towards improvment

September 8, 2016 |

By KAYLEE TYE

Similar to last year and its opening year, the University Center and the University Dining Service has received an overwhelming amount of complaints due to lack of options and dining hall hours.Read More

Talon Lounge, a new hangout for students, opens in the UC

March 31, 2016 |

By JASMINE PINEDA

A new hangout spot called the Talon Lounge is now open for anyone to use. It is located in room 306 of the University Center and is available during the building’s normal operating hours. It can be tricky to find for students not familiar with the structure of the third floor of the UC.Read More

Chipping paint from the UC stairwell raises questions

March 17, 2016 |

By OCEANA PEEMOELLER

Near the start of the spring 2016 semester, students began to notice that paint on the underside of the grand staircase was beginning to flake off at the University of Mary Washington’s new University Center. The first sign of it was the white paint chips on the floor of the staircase.Read More