Function and Independence: Occupational Therapy Heals All

James Madison University's Graduate Occupational Therapy program is a big deal as far as graduate programs and their accomplishments go. The program is a rigorous two year process including lectures, labs, and field work. All 20 of the students in their second year of the program are attending and presenting at the 2017 American Occupational Therapy Association … Continue reading Function and Independence: Occupational Therapy Heals All

Stages of March Madness

It's that time of year again: the NCAA College Basketball tournament, known as March Madness. Making a bracket is a way to connect to people within organizations and distract ourselves from school work. A little bit of competition that helps us move along as the weather gets warmer. We all make our brackets and try … Continue reading Stages of March Madness

Spring Break Sports Recap!

Even though some of many students went to exotic and warm places, some JMU student athletes still had to compete in tournaments and games. Baseball Baseball had two tournaments against Buffalo and Coppin State over spring break. March 3-5: Baseball vs. Buffalo In the first game on March 3, The Dukes lost 13-8, but then won 14-6 … Continue reading Spring Break Sports Recap!

Day in the Life of a Car

If you've driven around Harrisonburg recently, then you know there are often a lot of cars on the road - and it seems that most of them are nearby campus. But have you ever thought about how your car feels about you jumping inside, zooming off, and speeding into a spot in the deck and then … Continue reading Day in the Life of a Car

CollegeLife App

JMU has so many apps that help students function in and around campus. iMadison was an app that was focused around JMU and kept parking services updated and had hours for dining halls. iMadison was cocreated by Brian Chambers, a JMU alum, and a few of his friends and his brother. More recently, Chambers cofounded … Continue reading CollegeLife App

Pros and cons of Venmo

Venmo is a peer-to-peer payment app that was founded and created in 2009. It has become increasingly more popular as it has become its own form of social media and as more and more people using their phones as their wallets. On Venmo, people are able to connect with friends and pay them using their debit … Continue reading Pros and cons of Venmo

Review of John Mayer’s Album “The Search for Everything- Wave One”

It has been a long almost three and a half years since John Mayer last released music. As he previously stated, Mayer is releasing more songs than he ever has in any one single year. He is releasing four songs a month from his new album The Search for Everything, until the whole album is … Continue reading Review of John Mayer’s Album “The Search for Everything- Wave One”

MLK Jr. Day Events

On January 16th, we celebrate the life and accomplishments of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. He changed the way that we thought, he moved us to tears, and tried to put an end to segregation. Needless to say, he is a very influential figure in not only the United States' history, but the world's history. … Continue reading MLK Jr. Day Events

Holiday Playlist 2016

Are you getting excited for the upcoming holidays? Make sure to add these songs to your holiday playlist this year! Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow! 2. Celebrate Me Home 3. Jingle Bell Rock 4. Baby, It’s Cold Outside 5. The Most Wonderful Time of the Year 6. Deck the Hall 7. … Continue reading Holiday Playlist 2016

Thanksgiving as a Vegetarian

When you think Thanksgiving what do you think of? Most people’s first thought is of that iconic bird that is the main dish on many Thanksgiving tables: turkey. According to The Vegetarian Times, there are currently 7.3 million people in the United States that follow a vegetarian diet. So, what do these 7.3 people eat … Continue reading Thanksgiving as a Vegetarian