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The Blue & Gray Press | December 11, 2018

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UMW student finds aggressive Nazi message on bulletin board on Campus Walk

February 15, 2017 |


University of Mary Washington junior Ahad Shahid and friend Chad Mundie were walking past Lee Hall after watching the film “Moana” on the evening of Feb. 5, when they found a handwritten Swastika on the bulletin board in Front of Madison Hall. In addition to the drawing there was a note at the bottom of the sheet reading “Attention fa**ots!! We could live next door.”Read More

No Honorable Deed Goes Unpunished

October 26, 2011 |

Last month the University of Virginia student newspaper the Cavalier Daily released an editorial explaining that one of its writers produced “an article that featured words and phrases copied verbatim from at least two other sources without attribution.”

Unfortunately this … Read More

University Seeks Alumni Generosity

April 13, 2011 |


The University of Mary Washington is ramping up its efforts to attract and maintain donations.

They have been working to set up alumni chapters across the country, travelling to the Galapagos Islands with its Alumni College, and … Read More

Yearbook Survives: Despite trend, UMW prevails

April 6, 2011 |

The Battlefield, University of Mary Washington’s yearbook, decided yesterday to continue publication next year after weeks of uncertainty.

UMW’s yearbook is currently one of the highest funded student organizations, with a yearly budget of $49,000.

Around the nation, lack of … Read More

Honor Charges Spike at Finals

December 1, 2010 |


The end of the semester is approaching, a time when honor code violations tend to spike.

Last fall, 21 cases of honor-code violation were reported to the UMW Honor Council, with 12 of the cases from fall … Read More

Admissions Seeks Well-Rounded Students, Despite Lower GPAs

October 6, 2010 |


Staff Writer

For prospective University of Mary Washington students, acceptance letters may be easier to obtain than in years past.

The September Board of Visitors meeting agenda indicated that this year’s freshman class had an average high … Read More