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The Blue & Gray Press | April 21, 2018

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Six study break ideas for stressed out students

April 5, 2017 |


It is officially April, and University of Mary Washington students are feeling the pressure of exams and dreaded presentations. It’s important to remember that study breaks are essential to the long hours spent in the library. The perfect study break is something that gives your mind a rest from long hours of wracking your brain, while not taking up too much time to distract you from you’re studying. Here are six study break ideas to help keep you relaxed and your brain rested.Read More

Explore the outdoors in your own backyard

March 22, 2017 |


Every season has its perks, but none of them compare to spring. After a very confusing winter, spring is finally here. Although spring often comes with rain showers, there is a lot to enjoy as the cold temperatures begin to rise. One of my favorite things to do in the spring is go hiking, and luckily there is no shortage of hiking trails in Fredericksburg.Read More

Stand up paddle boarding makes waves on campus

November 13, 2013 |

A new club arrived at the University of Mary Washington this fall, and it centers on a sport that is as new as it is unique. Stand up paddle boarding, commonly referred to as SUP, is a relatively new sport that originated in Hawaii, and found roots at UMW.Read More

Local Film Festival Returns Triumphant

September 2, 2009 |

By Ryan Marr

If there’s one thing I learned at the Rappahannock Film Festival this past weekend, besides that sitting too close to a projector screen for an extended period of time will make you nauseous, it’s that, compared to … Read More

Local Film Festival Returns

September 2, 2009 |

By Missak Artinian

From the bizarre to the brilliant, the experimental to the conventional, the second annual Rappahannock Independent Film Festival showcased a wide range of creativity this year. The variety, and indeed the quality, varied among the short films; … Read More