September 22, 2017

Morning Digest: As two polls show a close race in Virginia, another has Democrat Ralph Northam up 10 (DAILY KOS)

The Va. governor’s race still hears a lot from the guys who lost the nomination fights (Washington Post)

SUP Yoga at UMW

UMW Campus Recreation is happy to announce the newest addition to our fitness and wellness curriculum, Stand-Up Paddleboard (SUP) Yoga! We will be offering a free 20-minute demo classes on Sunday, Oct. 1, starting at 1:30. No purchase necessary but you will need to register at to secure your spot since space is limited. If you have any questions about SUP Yoga or any of our programs please contact us at and we will be happy to assist you!

Melchers Museum Hosts Award-Winning Film Screening

Gari Melchers Home and Studio will host a screening of an award-winning Sundance documentary from executive producers Robert Redford and Terrence Malick. Look & See, a powerful cinematic portrait of Wendell Berry—farmer, conservation activist and undoubtedly one of America’s most significant living writers–will be screened on Sunday, Oct. 8, at 2 p.m. in the Pavilion […]

A New Generation of Digital Distraction (The Chronicle of Higher Education)

New poll: Northam has slight edge, but Va. governor’s race looks like a squeaker (Washington Post)

Louisiana book festival celebrates 70th of ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ (

Capitol Steps dish out humor ripped from the headlines (The Free Lance-Star)

Del. Mark Cole finds little common ground with opponents in 88th District House of Delegates debate (The Free Lance-Star)

University of Mary Washington president outlines priorities for academic year (