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School Paper Changes its Name From 'Bullet' Because it 'Propagates Violence'

The Fredericksburg News Desk reported last week that the University of Mary Washington's student newspaper, an institution at that Virginia campus since 1922, is in the process of changing its name from The Bullet to The Blue & Gray Press .


Related Topix: Journalism

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Washington Examiner

In Virginia, US Senate race unusually low key

As a swing state that holds off-year elections, Virginia is used to marquee campaigns: National groups poured millions of dollars into last year's heated matchup for governor between Terry McAuliffe and Ken Cuccinelli, and presidential candidates give the state their full attention.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Republican, John Warner, Virginia, Virginia Government, Barack Obama

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Police investigate break-in attempts near UMW Fredericksburg police...

Fredericksburg police are trying to identify a young man who entered one city residence early Friday before trying to get into a second home about a half-mile away.


Related Topix: Fredericksburg, VA

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Protein Wisdom

Facepalm of the Day Award: University of Mary Washington finds the...

The student-run newspaper at the University of Mary Washington is changing its name from The Bullet to The Blue & Gray Press over concerns that its original name carried violent connotations.


Related Topix: Fredericksburg, VA, US News, Conservative Political News

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Foreign Affairs

Modi Bets the Farm

SURUPA GUPTA is Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs at the University of Mary Washington.


Related Topix: Indiana University Bloomington

Mon Aug 11, 2014

New path to nursing degree in the works The University of Mary...

The University of Mary Washington and Germanna Community College signed an agreement Monday that will allow nursing students to co-enroll at the schools.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, University of Mary, Fredericksburg, VA

Concord Monitor


She is a junior. , son of Sue and Gerry Morin, is the valedictorian for the Class of 2014 at John Stark Regional High School.


Related Topix: Yale University, University of Vermont, University of New England, Portland, ME

Sun Aug 10, 2014

University Business

University presidents oppose Obama's college grading system

If the Obama Administration's plan for a higher education rating system goes forward as is, University of Mary Washington President Rick Hurley fears his campus might become a less-diverse, less-accessible institution.


Fri Aug 08, 2014

Westmoreland News

Styer takes assistant helm at Washington District Elementary

Dan Styer, newly appointed Assistant Principal at Washington District Elementary School, grew up in Pennsylvania, in the small town of Barto where he attended and graduated from Boyertown Area Senior High.


Related Topix: Barto, PA, Boyertown, PA, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania, Standardized Testing, Education

Thu Aug 07, 2014

City Paper

One Track Mind: Me and Karen's "Pink Guilt"

Standout Track: No. 4, "Pink Guilt," a textured mix of throbbing synths and spiky guitar riffs from U Street/Petworth-based electronic duo Me and Karen 's debut EP by the same name.


Related Topix: Washington, DC, Music, Entertainment

Tue Aug 05, 2014

UMW, community college to sign nursing agreement

School officials say the agreements will help provide a higher level of nursing education in their community and bolster health care services in the region.


Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine

The Washington Post

Va. higher ed leaders skeptical of Obama college rating plan

Fifty higher education leaders from Virginia are voicing skepticism about an Obama administration plan to rate colleges on measures of access and value and link those ratings to federal aid.


Related Topix: University of Virginia, Liberty University, Roanoke College, Education