VMI ‘Stress Busters’ of­fers cadets col­or­ing books to re­lax

The Washington Times Daily - - METRO - — Dou­glas Ernst

Cadets at Vir­ginia Mil­i­tary In­sti­tute are be­ing of­fered col­or­ing books to deal with the stress of be­com­ing citizen-soldiers.

The “Stress Busters” pro­gram is rais­ing eye­brows among alumni at the state-run mil­i­tary school in Lex­ing­ton.

VMI’s web­site no­ti­fied vis­i­tors that the 2016-2017 aca­demic year would merge cadet govern­ment un­der the Cadet Eq­uity As­so­ci­a­tion’s (CEA) Train­ing and Ed­u­ca­tion branch.

CEA ed­u­ca­tors offer “activities such as yoga, ther­apy dogs, col­or­ing book sta­tions, card/game sta­tions, and grab-and-go snacks” for a “Stress Busters” held on Read­ing Day, ac­cord­ing to a screen­shot of the web­site by The Wash­ing­ton Free Bea­con.

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