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The Blue & Gray Press | November 23, 2017

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Memes that glorify depression and suicide are not funny

November 9, 2017 |

By ALICEN HACKNEY

Staff Writer

Memes, we’ve seen them, we’ve shared them, we’ve quoted them. They’re everywhere, from the internet to poster club advertisements, and they don’t always send a very positive message.

Common themes that I’ve noticed … Read More

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

October 19, 2017 |

By PAIGE WALTON

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

Binge-watching Netflix is not the best option for free time

September 21, 2017 |

By COLLIN JOHNSON

Staff Writer

With the stress of balancing classes, jobs and extracurriculars, many college students use their free time to unwind by watching episode after episode of their newest favorite series on Netflix.Read More

Students feel the love with therapy dogs’ visit to the UMW campus

October 27, 2016 |

By PAIGE WALTON

A six-page paper due next week, one take-home quiz to be completed tonight, and 30 pages of reading to get through before tomorrow. Every day of the week students have a lot on their plate. Finding ways to cope and manage the stress that comes with school can be difficult and time consuming. One proven way to alleviate stress and brighten people’s moods could come in the form of frequent therapy dog visits to campus, according to Dr. Tevya Zukor, director of the Talley Center.Read More

Seven ways to destress, save your sanity before finals

April 14, 2016 |

By NOELLE PAOLICELLI

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

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

Class of 2014 More Stressed Than Older Peers

February 9, 2011 |

By BRIDGET BALCH and SALLY MATHIS

According to a recent survey, this year’s freshman class rated themselves as having the lowest emotional health in the past 25 years.

The survey, “The American Freshman: National Norms 2010,” was conducted by the University … 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

Boy Meets Girl: Stress Alleviation: Tips and Tricks to Try

January 20, 2010 |

By BRYANT MATERA and KAT DICKINSON

So you’re back at school, back to your old stomping ground, your old friends, and oh, right, stress. Coming back to school means new classes, more studying, more tests and more to fret over. … Read More