By GINNY BIXBY
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.
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 …
By THE BLUE & GRAY PRESS STAFF
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.
By EMILY HOLLINGSWORTH
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 …
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.
“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, …