Today is International Mountain Day--which calls for a few highlights of the beautiful mountains in and around our beloved Harrisonburg! We are truly blessed to live surrounded by mountains in the Shenandoah Valley. To start things off, here's a breathtaking sunrise time-lapse of Wilson and main campus. You can see the blue mountains paint the background … Continue reading Virginia’s Mountains
It’s no secret that JMU students like stickers. Everywhere you look, there’s a laptop or a water bottle completely decked out in the adhesive graphics. Stickers are a great way of self-expression for students. Thanks to websites like Redbubble, you’re able to find just about anything in sticker form. From your favorite movies and tv … Continue reading The Stories Behind the Stickers
With the deadline for RA applications approaching, I thought it would be interesting to gain some perspective from current RAs! Grace Street Apartments RA: Abigail Clark What made you want to be an RA? I knew I wanted to live on-campus in an upperclassmen dorm. I thought that being in an upperclassmen would help me … Continue reading Some (RA)d Perspective: The RA Experience
Fight Song T-shirt Giveaway The JMU community was ready for Homecoming as early as Monday morning. At The Commons, Fight Song T-shirts were given away, along with frisbees and purple and gold popcorn. Students also enjoyed the occasional game of corn-hole. Homecoming Banner Every year, residence halls are given the opportunity to make a Homecoming … Continue reading Homecoming Recap
With Halloween quickly approaching, we thought we would give you all some spooky, and really cute, throwbacks of our little Daily Duke family. We'd also like to give a quick shout-out to our parents for taking these photos and keeping our memories alive! We love you and even though we've all grown up a lot … Continue reading Daily Duke #TBT: A Spooky Glance into the Past
First off, if you haven’t checked out our “25 Fun Fall Activities” article, you definitely should! It’s packed full of fun adventures to fill your weekends this fall! Here's one example from the list: Carter Mountain Orchard! Carter Mountain is located in Charlottesville, just a little over an hour from Harrisonburg. This orchard has so … Continue reading A Perfect Fall Day
James Madison University isn't just one of the best universities in the nation, it's one of the most beautiful, too! Here's a collection of photos from some of the most well known places around campus, just as the leaves are starting to turn.
The Apartments on Grace (or the Grace Street Apartment) complex was added to the JMU community in 2014, and doors were opened in 2015. They have since grown in popularity and demand. The $55 million Apartments on Grace offer so many amenities. Each apartment typically houses four people, with two people sharing a room. Each … Continue reading Living in the Apartments on Grace
JMU was recently voted #5 in the COUNTRY for Best Campus Food by The Princeton Review. (Once again, we beat Tech... #6) With this exciting news, we thought we would provide an update about the food changes around campus. Student Success Center Last year, SSC was definitely a student favorite place to eat on campus. … Continue reading Campus Food Update
With so many fun events this week, there's so much to share on social media! When you post, use the hashtags #JMU1787 and #JMU21. See a few of our favorites photos so far in the slideshow below! Be sure to follow JMU on Instagram and keep those hashtags coming!