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The Blue & Gray Press | April 22, 2019

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The Best Ways to Destress Around Fredericksburg

December 12, 2018 |


Staff Writer

Every fall semester, students are hit with the stress of finals, whether it is two weeks or a week before finals. But what do we do or what can we do to limit some of that … Read More

UMW needs to do more to promote self-care among students

October 19, 2017 |


Staff Writer

As college students, we are among the most highly stressed individuals. As people who dedicate the majority of our time to school, our university needs to do more to educate and promote self-care.Read More

Midterm Tips: how to make it to spring break

February 27, 2017 |


Midterms for many University of Mary Washington students are happening either this week or the week after spring break. Because of this, students are feeling overwhelmed with an influx of papers, projects and tests. Here are 10 essential tips for students to not only survive midterms, but to also come out on top.Read More

Destress tips for finals week – puppies are key to success

December 8, 2016 |


Whether you came to college knowing exactly what you want to do, or not, chances are things will change. I came to the University of Mary Washington knowing that I wanted to be a psychology major. Many people told me I would never find a job, and that if I did, it would never make enough money, but even through that, I was dead set on being a psychology major.Read More

Seven ways to destress, save your sanity before finals

April 14, 2016 |


The weeks leading up to finals are a very stressful time period for many college students. You might be tempted to overindulge in activities as a way of escaping the stress of studying for finals, or writing the paper you have been procrastinating on all semester.Read More