Sunday Jan 16, 2022

SGA hosts town hall to voice student concerns about issues around campus

by PRIYA PATEL & HANNAH BUCK Senior Writer & Staff Writer On Oct. 18, the Student Government Association (SGA) held a town hall, both in Dodd Auditorium and over Zoom, to allow students to communicate their concerns directly to the UMW administration. Some students feel that their voices were not heard at this event.  “I […]

President Paino communicates with students via email

By ETHAN RATLIFF
Staff Writer
On Feb. 12, a message from President Troy Paino was sent out via email to students which addressed issues apparent in the leadership of the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Professor disputes whether murals in Monroe and George Washington Halls reflect UMW values

By MEAGHAN MCINTYRE

In the 1940s, professor Emil Schnellock and his students partook in an art project in which they painted a variety of murals in the academic halls of Monroe and George Washington. These murals are still on the walls of the buildings today. In an effort to preserve the historic murals, Monroe Hall underwent renovation in 2011 and the murals were left untouched, covered with plywood and were documented for safekeeping. However, the presence of these murals has created mixed feelings among professors and students.

Students sit-in to protest for divestment

By CATE STACKHOUSE

Members of DivestUMW have held a sit-in outside of University of Mary Washington President Rick Hurley’s office for over 150 hours to protest the recent Board of Visitor’s decision to reject the creation of a divestment sub-committee.

Police Beat: 3/30-4/6

March 30- Campus police responded to the Alvey Drive parking deck in response to reports of petit larceny. Sometime between March 25 and the day of the report, a parking decal was stolen from a parked automobile. The investigation is pending. March 31- University police responded to Ball Circle at 10:30 p.m. after reports of […]

GW Home to New Weather Station

Recently, the University of Mary Washington installed a $10,000 weather alert station atop George Washington Hall, allowing the campus to have instantaneous access to real-time campus weather conditions. According to Director of Emergency Management and Safety Ruth Lovelace, the station has been a priority of her department for several years. “We have one [weather station] […]

Student Robbed on Campus Walk

A University of Mary Washington student was approached on campus and robbed by two assailants around 7:35 p.m., Sunday. The incident occurred on campus walk at George Washington Hall. The robbers approached the victim and demanded his or her wallet. The assailants were described as black males in their 20s, of medium build and average […]

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