Bistro Bethem cooks uo more than just good food with musical performance

Bistro Bethem cooks uo more than just good food with musical performance

Students may not realize that the University of Mary Washington’s home, Fredericksburg, Va., offers a diverse local scene. Some of the biggest highlights in downtown Fredericksburg are the local produce, art and music. One downtown hotspot that pulls together all these elements and draws in the locals is Bistro Bethem.

‘Lysistrata’ brings sex strike to Klein Theatre

‘Lysistrata’ brings sex strike to Klein Theatre

Choas and feminist themes combine in the highly satirical representation of the ancient Greek play “Lysistrata,” performed at the University of Mary Washington this spring.

Stephen Colbert faces severe backlash from offensive Tweet

Stephen Colbert faces severe backlash from offensive Tweet

How much of a responsibility do comedians hold for their words taken out of context?
Stephen Colbert, host of the popular Comedy Central show “The Colbert Report” recently came under fire for a quotation posted to Twitter via the account @ColbertReport.

Students and community come together to celebrate diversity

Students and community come together to celebrate diversity

The James Farmer Multicultural Center (JMCC) hosted its 24th annual Multicultural Fair on Campus Walk to promote and enhance multiculturalism within the University of Mary Washington and local Fredericksburg community.

Rowing teams have strong showing at Occoquan Sprints

Rowing teams have strong showing at Occoquan Sprints

The University of Mary Washington men’s and women’s rowing teams successfully competed against a handful of Division I programs on Sunday, April 6 at the Occoquan Sprints, and they are now looking to build on their success.


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Students aim to educate people and dogs

Students aim to educate people and dogs

There are few things that can cheer up a room faster than a puppy. Next year, students at the University of Mary Washington may get the thrill of playing with puppies every day.

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Viewpoints

Students should adopt Meatless Mondays in honor of Earth Day

Students should adopt Meatless Mondays in honor of Earth Day

With so many facets of people’s lives managed online nowadays, it is terrifying when reminded that all precautions taken to safeguard personal information could in an instant be rendered null and void, with everything in the hands of a hacker.

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Bistro Bethem cooks uo more than just good food with musical performance

Bistro Bethem cooks uo more than just good food with musical performance

Students may not realize that the University of Mary Washington’s home, Fredericksburg, Va., offers a diverse local scene. Some of the biggest highlights in downtown Fredericksburg are the local produce, art and music. One downtown hotspot that pulls together all these elements and draws in the locals is Bistro Bethem.

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Sports

Tennis Center named after former UMW coach in ceremony

Former University of Mary Washington athletic director and women’s tennis coach Ed Hegmann was recognized in an honor ceremony on Wednesday, April 9. The UMW Board of Visitor’s recognized Hegmann was by naming the Tennis Center the “Edward H. Hegmann II Tennis Complex” in his honor.

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Yik Yak, Twitter’s darker, more anonymous twin

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Students showcase an array of talent through Diversity Dance Party

Multicultural weekend at University of Mary Washington is a time that many students cherish and look forward to as an opportunity to embrace and learn about the many cultures within the UMW community. Varieties of music, food, clothing and dancing are all major focal points of the weekend, and the Celebrating Cultural Diversity Weekend Dance Party was an exciting exhibition of culture and talent.

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Easy to make, healthy pizza

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Students should adopt Meatless Mondays in honor of Earth Day

Students should adopt Meatless Mondays in honor of Earth Day

With so many facets of people’s lives managed online nowadays, it is terrifying when reminded that all precautions taken to safeguard personal information could in an instant be rendered null and void, with everything in the hands of a hacker.

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Students aim to educate people and dogs

Students aim to educate people and dogs

There are few things that can cheer up a room faster than a puppy. Next year, students at the University of Mary Washington may get the thrill of playing with puppies every day.

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Students end silence with PRISM

Students end silence with PRISM

Students across the University of Mary Washington campus took a vow of silence in recognition of the National Day of Silence, student-led action sponsored by Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network’s (GLSEN). Students across campus chose to remain silent for all or part of the day to bring attention to the harassment and discrimination that lesbian, gay and transgender youth face, according to Lambda Legal, an LGBT legal association.

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Herring supports same-sex union

Virginia’s Attorney General Mark Herring filed a brief with the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals supporting same-sex marriage.

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