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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 |

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

Generation Y: Seeking Higher Education, Hoping to Obtain Better Jobs and Bigger Salaries

April 25, 2012 |

Although the current generation, often defined as Generation Y, has had a hand in the dwindling economy, we cannot be completely responsible.  College attendance and graduation are continuing to rise and education remains a staple in America.

Today, 64 percent … Read More

Students Fight in Summer Job Hunt

April 21, 2010 |

After two months and filling out 25 job applications, Kelsey Conway, a sophomore at the University of Mary Washington, finally found a job working at Wally’s  Ice Cream downtown. Now working for $7.50 an hour, just above minimum wage, Conway … Read More

Upcoming Grads Hunt for Jobs

March 24, 2010 |


From the Secret Service to Waffle House, the spring 2010 Employer Fair had an assortment of 41 employers at the Stafford Campus Thursday, March 18. The event was only open to UMW undergraduate and graduate students.

The … Read More

Unemployment Touches Many in Fredericksburg

September 9, 2009 |


As unemployment peaked this summer in Fredericksburg, UMW students found it difficult to find work.

The Fredericksburg area recorded some of the worst unemployment numbers for cities in the state in recent years. According to the Department … Read More