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The Blue & Gray Press | February 24, 2019

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Pressing questions of future plans cause students more stress

February 7, 2019 |

By ASHLEIGH GRIM
Staff Writer
As soon as I began college, I was pressed to provide answers about internships, jobs and other future plans- but I never felt ready to answer them, or that I had the right answer. Read More

Major options are limited and not specific, student says

October 11, 2018 |

By DALEY JENNINGS
Staff Writer
From the moment I started college, my major was suddenly a definitive trait.Read More

Students should not feel pressured to declare their major early

November 2, 2017 |

By LUKE ENGBERT

Staff Writer

When I was a child, I always remembered being asked “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Questions like these were always slightly annoying to me. Even as I got much older and was going through high school, the worst of these questions started popping up- “What do you want to study in college?” and it would aggravate me regularly. When I got to college, it did not stop. “What do you want to major in?” is one question that I hear all the time.Read More

The ELC’s newest major causes interest, raises questions among students

September 10, 2015 |

By EMILY HOLLINGSWORTH & RACHEL MANNING

The English, Linguistics and Communication department released its newest major, Communication and Digital Studies this semester, making UMW the first school in the state of Virginia to create a major combining the two disciplines.Read More

Women's Studies Major Becomes Official This Fall

February 17, 2010 |

BY LINDLEY ESTES

The University of Mary Washington has approved women’s and gender studies as a major for declaration starting the Fall semester of this year.

This is the third attempt in 22 years to make women’s and gender studies … Read More

Single, White Unemployed Female: Pick Majors Based on Your Interests, not on Job Opportunities

January 28, 2010 |

“Oh,…that’s…nice,” “Are you planning on teaching?”, and my personal favorite, “What are you going to do with THAT?” Though I have tremendous respect for anyone who wants to become a teacher, people make it seem as though it’s my only … Read More