As we celebrate thousands of students graduating this weekend, there is another important entity that is graduating: The Daily Duke. Although The Daily Duke is not returning, this isn't goodbye. After four years of interns publishing content on The Daily Duke blog, our interns' creative work is moving to JMU's main channels, where they will continue to … Continue reading The Daily Duke is Graduating
The time for registration is quickly approaching and many Dukes are asking, "What classes should I take?" First and foremost, you should ensure that you are meeting all the requirements for your major and degree, then you can worry about what electives to take. While colleges across campus offer a variety of elective choices, I've … Continue reading The Best Electives to Take at JMU
Now that finals are (almost) over and we're about to head back home for winter break, it seems that everyone is becoming more jolly and bright. Below is a timelapse from our Daily Duke holiday party where we all dressed festively to get in the spirit! The Daily Duke wishes you a safe and fun … Continue reading Happy Holidays!
With Thanksgiving less than a week away, The Daily Duke team reflected on just a few of the things about JMU that we are thankful for. I'm thankful for people who bring their dogs to the quad. They think they're just taking their dog on a walk, but really they're providing puppy deprived students … Continue reading Thankful for JMU
As many alumni make their way back to campus for homecoming this weekend, I thought it was a good time to highlight a few special alums...Daily Duke alums, that is! Past members of The Daily Duke team are living in different cities across the country and working at a variety of jobs. Below is a … Continue reading Where Are They Now: Daily Duke Alumni
Yesterday evening, the university announced the passing of President Emeritus, Dr. Ronald E. Carrier. JMU honors Dr. Carrier for his incredible leadership with our university. Below is the letter from President Alger: "Dear Dukes: It is with great sadness that I share the news of the passing of Dr. Ronald E. Carrier, fourth president of … Continue reading Honoring President Carrier
The Daily Duke is back for the school year and our new team is very excited to be here! With our picturesque quad and sunsets from festival lawn, who wouldn't be thrilled to be back? Today is the second (and final) day of freshman move-in during 1787 Orientation Week, and campus is … Continue reading The Daily Duke is Back!
From national championship wins to ground-breaking numbers of students visiting campus, it's been an amazing year here at JMU. With finals wrapping up and graduation quickly approaching, it's a good time to look back on some of these great memories with the top Daily Duke blog posts from the year. We’re hosting the 2016 NCAA FCS Quarterfinals! By: Raquel … Continue reading Year in Review
Happy (almost) Earth Day, Dukes! The 47th Earth Day is tomorrow and a great way to celebrate is by visiting JMU's own Arboretum. The Edith J. Carrier Arboretum is located on University Blvd and it's open every day year round from dawn till dusk! It's one of the most beautiful and relaxing spots on campus and … Continue reading Earth Day at the Arboretum
Spring has sprung, Dukes! And campus sure is showing it's beauty! Flowers are popping up everywhere and the leaves are all coming back to the trees. Featured below are some beautiful shots of campus from fellow students, alumni, and community members. We want to see more of your spring photos! Post your photos of campus with the … Continue reading JMU Spring Photos