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The Blue & Gray Press | January 16, 2019

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UMW takes precautions in preparation for Hurricane Florence

September 20, 2018 |

Staff Writer
With Hurricane Florence approaching, UMW prepared for possible heavy wind, rain, and damage to the university. Read More

Open dialogue sparked between students and administration

April 5, 2018 |


Staff Writer

On March 27 in Chandler Ballroom a man introduced himself as Malcolm Holmes, the Director of University Relations and Communications. Beside him is sat Dr. Nina Mikhalevsky, the Provost of the University, and across the room is Chief Michael Hall, of the University Police. Read More

The rules of the spirit rock

March 1, 2018 |


Viewpoints Editor

When Natalie Johns, president of the UMW Firearms Club, painted the spirit rock with some other members on Feb. 14, she had no idea that the message she painted would cause such an uproar among students.Read More

Letter to the Editor: UMW administrators have a serious communication problem

April 14, 2016 |

UMW administrators have a serious communication problem.

On Friday, April 8, the university sent students an email entitled “responsible use of social media.” It details what online harassment looks like, and how to report it to the university or to the … Read More

Staff Ed: Diversity celebrated but not yet achieved at UMW

November 5, 2015 |


This past Friday night at 7 p.m., The Chandler Ballroom became the venue for the annual Taste of Asia event, an Asian culture celebration that marked the end of Asian culture week and the end of another Cultural Awareness Series at The University of Mary Washington. This event, hosted by the James Farmer Multicultural Center, and co-sponsored by the Asian Student Association, proved to be a culturally fruitful event for the UMW community to enjoy through its various Asian style of performing arts including music, dance, fashion and most notably as evident in the title of the event, its cuisine.Read More

UMW administration hosts open meeting in wake of completed sexual assault bills

March 18, 2015 |


Administration at the University of Mary Washington held an open meeting for students on March 11 in the Faculty and Staff Dining Room at Seacobeck Hall. The goal of the meeting was to get student and faculty … Read More

Students express concern over snow decisions

February 19, 2015 |

Students flocked to social media to express their dissatisfaction with the University of Mary Washington’s decision to remain open for classes two hours late on Wednesday, Feb. 18, rather than close for the day.
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Town Hall Addresses Complaints

February 29, 2012 |

“We are here to have a conversation,” said Student Government Association President Robert Belcourt at the opening of last week’s community town hall. “We are not here to fight each other.

Last Wednesday, Feb. 22 at 7:00 p.m, city officials, … Read More