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The Blue & Gray Press | December 17, 2018

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Finals

The Best Ways to Destress Around Fredericksburg

December 12, 2018 |

MACKENZIE HARD

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

Staff Ed: Use break to rest, revive and revitalize yourself

December 6, 2018 |

By THE BLUE AND GRAY EDITORIAL BOARD
We are living in an age of anxiety. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, anxiety disorders affect around 40 million adults in the United States or nearly 1 in 5 people. Read More

Paid to do homework: campus jobs that give you freetime

April 19, 2018 |

By VICTORIA GRANT

Staff Writer

Getting paid to do homework is like killing two birds with one stone.Read More

TV helps with finals? It’s not as crazy as it sounds

April 19, 2017 |

By HARRY FISHER

With finals week rapidly approaching, University of Mary Washington students find themselves faced with the difficult task of trying to find ways to relax amidst all the chaos that the end of the semester can bring.Read More

Destress tips for finals week – puppies are key to success

December 8, 2016 |

By ELLIE ADAMS

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

Students question effectiveness of final exams

December 1, 2016 |

By ELISE ADAMS

The clock ticks down the three hours as you sit in the lecture hall full of students frantically scribbling down essays and shading in the bubbles on their scantrons. Your professor stands in the front to make sure no one cheats and to have his eyes on everyone. Students have their caffeine in UMW mugs on one side of them, extra pencils and paper on the other.Read More

ResHall Recipes: finals comfort food

April 21, 2016 |

By CAITLIN WILLIAMS

From burnt popcorn to forgetting to add water to easy mac, college students are historically not the best at cooking. During finals week students are even more tired and forgetful than any other time of the semester. However, these three recipes should be idiot proof and residence hall kitchen approved.Read More

Tips to avoid finals panic

November 13, 2013 |

It is a truth universally acknowledged that finals week induces college students to panic, deprives them or sleep and causes spontaneous eruption into tears in the middle of the library.Read More

A Final Week of ‘Studying’

November 30, 2011 |

By CLAIRE PICKARD

Finals week is coming up, and, of course, the only sex we’re thinking about is in chromosomes and meiosis study guides. After all, college is about learning. However, as difficult as many of you may find this, … Read More

Stressed About Exams? UMW Wants to Help

December 1, 2010 |

By MEG DeMARIA

Staff Writer

For most students the last week of classes are the most stressful time of the academic year, and the University of Mary Washington has set forth initiatives to help students cope.

“Usually, final exams is … Read More

Finals Require Distractions

December 1, 2010 |

By AUSTIN BARTENSTEIN Staff Writer

It’s Dec. 11, you’re finally done with exams and likely to be on your way home, but as slow as the two weeks after Thanksgiving go by, you rarely get a chance to stop and … Read More