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Police Beat 3/27-3/28

A student’s car was vandalized between Mar. 27 and 28 on Sunken Rd. at around 10 p.m. There was damage to the passenger mirror. The case was turned over to the Fredericksburg police department.

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Campus Briefing

Over 50 different colleges and universities will be in the Anderson Center for an education fair where students can learn about opportunities for graduate studies. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 3.

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Honorable Mentions

associate professor of English, was the scholar facilitator of the Breakfast Book Club’s discussion of “The Glass Menagerie” at the 28th Annual Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival in New Orleans on March 19 through 23. Richards presented the paper “It’s Gonna Cost You More than Supper: Mapping Gay Desire in Tennessee Williams’ “Vieux Carre” at “Other Souths: Approaches, Allainces, Antagonisms,” the Society for the Study of Southern Literature biennial conference held in Arlington, March 27 through 29.

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Weather tears up Shred Event turnout

Weather tears up Shred Event turnout

Despite the rain and multiple cancellations, the University of Mary Washington held its annual Shred Event at the Battleground Athletic Complex last Wednesday, March 19. The event is a part of RecyleMania, an eight-week competition that encourages universities across the U.S. to reduce waste through recycling.

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One student’s race to cure diabetes

One student’s race to cure diabetes

Statistically speaking, there should be approximately 17 students on the University of Mary Washington campus who suffer from Type 1 diabetes. Dan Browne has only met two.

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Fight song contest spurs spirit

Fight song contest spurs spirit

The University of Mary Washington is adding a new chapter to its school history: the creation of an official University of Mary Washington fight song.

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“Fear 2 Freedom” event helps victims heal

“Fear 2 Freedom” will host their second annual Celebration Night on the University of Mary Washington Fredericksburg Campus on April 2 to raise awareness for sexual assault.

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Honorable Mentions

Assistant dean of advising services, will serve as a proposal reader for the National Academic Advising Association’s (NACADA) 38th annual conference to be held in Minneapolis, Minn. in October 2014. NACADA promotes student success by globally advancing academic advising through providing opportunities for professional development, networking and leadership. Cropp will read proposals for the Advising Adult Learners Commission and the Advising Business Majors Commission.

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Police Beat 3/15-3/23

Drug and Liquor Violations

A student, 21, received an administrative referral for possession of marijuana on the evening of March 23 between 10:54 p.m. and 12:25 a.m. The incident occurred on the third floor of Arrington Hall. The student was also issued an Honor Code letter of accusation.

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