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2012 Presidential Candidates End Election on High Note

2012 Presidential Candidates End Election on High Note

By THOMAS BOWMAN
President Barack Obama celebrated his 2012 election victory over opponent and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney in Chicago, Ill., using his reelection speech as an opportunity to repair the damage brought on by the hard-fought campaign.

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Police Look Into Student’s Death

Police Look Into Student’s Death

Fredericksburg police are investigating the circumstances of a 23-year-old University of Mary Washington student who was found dead in his off-campus home April 24.

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Bullet Wins Two Virginia Press Association Awards

Bullet Wins Two Virginia Press Association Awards

  The Bullet won two Virginia Press Association awards in the 2011 collegiate journalism competition for critical writing. The paper won first place in critical writing for former Online Editor Thomas Ella’s reviews of Justice, Child of Eden and the movie Super 8. The Bullet also won third place in critical writing for former Style […]

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Breaking News: Student Dies Off Campus

Breaking News: Student Dies Off Campus

Jackson Henry-Lester, a University of Mary Washington junior sociology major, died early April 24, according to a release from the university.

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Occupy Mary Wash Plans BOV Protest

Occupy Mary Wash Plans BOV Protest

On Tuesday, Nov. 15, Occupy Mary Wash held a student-run teach-in, which discussed the influence that the Board of Visitors has on the University and its power structure, in preparation for the protest they have planned this weekend.

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Bullet Wins 5 News Awards In Virginia State Press Contest

The Bullet recently received five Virginia Press Association awards for the 2010 collegiate journalism competition. The Bullet won first-place for former Editor-in-Chief Jessica Masulli’s general news coverage of former Chief Information Officer Khalil Yazdi’s firing, and for former Entertainment Editor and current Online Editor Thomas Ella’s critical writing in his reviews. In addition, the Bullet […]

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Split Government Causes Growing Pains for Obama

Split Government Causes Growing Pains for Obama

If you are like me, you were up until 3 a.m. on election night watching CNN for the midterm election updates with the fervor of a 14-year-old girl watching a Jonas Brothers concert. My roommate begged me to shut the TV off so he could sleep, but alas, sleep was not to be his—not tonight. […]

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Policy Changes at Nest Cause Angst

Returning students may notice there has been a significant restructuring of the Eagles’ Nest’s policies. Sodexo’s policies are getting ridiculous as they now force students purchasing multiple meals to go to the back of the line after every swipe. Last year, you could use a meal swipe on anything equivalent to four dollars. This year, […]

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Confederate History Month Focuses on Civil War History, not Legacy of Slavery

Last week, Governor Bob McDonnell declared April to be Confederate History Month. The proclamation was widely criticized for its glaring omission of slavery—a fairly significant event in Confederate history. After the backlash, the original proclamation was revised to include “…it is important for all Virginians to understand that the institution of slavery led to this […]

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