By GARY KNOWLES
On Mar. 30, a group of students and professors sat around the parlor of the Creative Writing building to listen to visiting writer, Sonja Livingston.
By RACHEL FINSTON
Recently there have been concerns from students about academic funding at The University of Mary Washington, specifically surrounding the budget of individual majors within the academic colleges. According to information provided by the office of Marty Morrison, the majors with the highest funding are, in descending order, English, biology and business administration.
By KELLY EMMRICH & ABIGAIL WHITTINGTON
At the end of spring 2016, University of Mary Washington student, Nick Atwell had roughly $130 of flex left over. He used that money to buy 12 large pizzas to feed his stressed peers during exam week. Atwell ends every year with an abundance of flex because he chooses to eat in the University Center dining hall, where he can eat healthy options for only a meal swipe. Despite mostly relying on meal swipes to feed him, Atwell still ends each year with about 30 unused swipes.
One of the more overlooked varsity sports at the University of Mary Washington, varsity riding, is well underway in their 2013-2014 season. The team competed in two competitions thus far in their season and fared well in both.
Facing a wave of student opposition to proposed tuition increases, the Hurley administration plans to scale back the tuition increase it will seek for the next school year.
In October, Hurley said that UMW could face tuition increases of …