Articles By: Susannah Clark

First of ‘Twilight’ Saga Shines

BY ANNE LONGERBEAM Twilight is the first book of the “Twilight Saga” series by Stephanie Meyer. Vampire romance novel?  Normally, this would reek of a creepy, psychotic “stay away” genre.  But, if you give this book and series a chance, you’ll find an unexpected novelty. Twilight introduces Isabella “Bella” Swan, a shy girl who moved […]

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Sexclamations: Why so Hard on Prostitution?

BY K.J. ADLER When I was about eight or nine my grandmother made a rum cake one Christmas Eve and my grandfather had the honor of pouring the rum on the cake and flambéing it. Unfortunately he had forgotten the important part about preparing the rum for the cake; you have to warm it up […]

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Susannigans: For the Benefit of Ms. Clark as Well

BY SUSANNAH CLARK There, beneath the blue suburban skies, I stood on Penny Lane. After snapping pictures of the barbershop and keeping an eye out for a banker with a motorcar, I hurried across the roundabout to catch my bus. The Magical Mystery Tour was coming to take me away. While studying abroad this summer […]

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UMW Halts Plan to Purchase Italian Villa

BY SARAH SMITH Two weeks ago, UMW terminated negotiations to purchase Cicolina, an Italian villa, to facilitate a study abroad program. According to Vice President for Administration and Finance Rick Hurley, the school would not have subsidized the program and the costs would have passed to participating students. “We typically only attract one to five […]

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Susannigans: Childhood Already Too Short for Short Skirts

My typical day at the mall consists not only of failing to find skinny jeans that let me live up to their name, but also walking by children’s department at Nordstrom’s and scoffing. It is there where I see ultra-hip mothers buy their 7-year-old daughters matching Louis Vuitton purses and junior string bikinis. Disturbed by […]

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Bullet Flash Back

In 1971, two years prior to Roe v. Wade, students at Mary Washington College had one place to go when they were pregnant and scared: the student newspaper office. “I can’t tell you how many students got illegal abortions,” said Jane Touzalin, editor-in-chief of the Mary Washington Bullet in 1970 and 1971. “People would come […]

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Women’s Basketball Finishes Off Stevenson, St. Mary’s; Set to Play Marymount

BY NICK NELSON On a night that saw three seniors honored for their time and accomplishments with the women’s basketball team, the squad beat Stevenson University 60-26 Saturday for their twentieth win of the season. The win closed out the regular season for the Eagles, and marked the fifth consecutive season that the team notched […]

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Divison 1 Teams No March for Eagles

Saturday’s doubleheader for the sixth ranked University of Mary Washington women’s tennis team instilled a big boost of confidence for what promises to be a productive and successful season. The team improved their record from 3-1 after their match up against Division I schools George Mason University and Towson University at the UMW Indoor Tennis […]

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Cox’s Complete Game Leads Eagles Past #1 SUNY Cortland, 3-1

BY JONATHAN WIGGINTON The Mary Washington men’s baseball team had an early season test, as they were able to take down No. 1 ranked SUNY Cortland State, 3-1, Saturday at the Battlegrounds. Coming into the game, the Eagles were 2-0, after decisively winning both games of their doubleheader against Messiah College, the weekend prior. Other […]

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