Happy Giving Day!

Today is the second annual JMU Giving Day! The online fundraiser started at 12 this morning and goes until midnight tonight. Last year, there were 2,840 gifts given; which don't get me wrong, that's a lot of gifts and the money has impacted the JMU community in big ways! But this year, we're stepping up our goal … Continue reading Happy Giving Day!

An Inside Look at Madison Connection

Madison Connection is JMU's student-staffed call center. The Madison Connection team members call alumni, parents and friends of the university to ensure their connections to JMU stay strong, as well as to ask for contributions to fund and advance the university. The student employees at Madison Connection are passionate about their work and Giving Day, which is … Continue reading An Inside Look at Madison Connection

Cooking Classes On-Campus

Ever wanted to cook yourself a quick and healthy meal, but didn’t even know where to start? Well, the solution to your problem is right on campus, at UREC! UREC offers a wide variety of cooking and wellness classes that are free for students! There are approximately 40 different classes to chose from and are … Continue reading Cooking Classes On-Campus

Sports Recap

ICYMI: Here's what happened this past weekend in sports with the Dukes! Women's Basketball: JMU vs. Elon, JMU won 61-54 Amber Porter and Savannah Felgemacher scored career-high points in this game Men's Basketball: JMU vs. Delaware, JMU lost in a close game 57-58 It was a fight to the buzzer with the Dukes up 57-55 in … Continue reading Sports Recap

Coffee Dictionary

Coffee, coffee, coffee! It seems to be all the rage (and the addiction) for many of us at JMU. However there are still some of us, including myself, who aren’t into the caffeine craze (yet..). For newcomers to the coffee scene, where do we even begin? What’s the difference between a cappuccino and macchiato? Mocha … Continue reading Coffee Dictionary

JMU Theatre Department Wins Big!

Over winter break while JMU football was out in Texas scoring a national championship, the JMU Theatre Department was winning big in New Jersey!  January 3rd-7th, students competed in multiple areas at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF). Students competed in the categories of: Acting Musical Theatre Playwriting Dramaturgy Critical Response Scenic Design Sound Design … Continue reading JMU Theatre Department Wins Big!

5 Ways to Stick to Your Resolutions!

Ah, New Year’s. A time for fresh starts and resolutions. Many of us go into the new year determined to achieve our goals, yet only about 8% of people will have actually achieve their resolutions by the end of the year. Here are 5 ways to actually stick to your goals this year! 1.Be Specific … Continue reading 5 Ways to Stick to Your Resolutions!

Aca-scuse me?

It’s pre-finals week and the stress is starting to set in. Final projects and papers are due and the library is already getting packed. Let’s face it-you know you’ll need to take a break from studying and get your mind off exams. Rather than scrolling mindlessly on your phone for your study break, why not … Continue reading Aca-scuse me?

10 Reasons to #LiveOn Campus!

As an upperclassman, living on campus has its perks. Here are the top 10 reasons to #LiveOn Campus: 1. Location One of the greatest advantages of living on-campus is the location. Where else can you wake up at 7:50 a.m. and still make it to your 8 a.m. on time? 2. Money When you live … Continue reading 10 Reasons to #LiveOn Campus!

JMU Honors Veterans

Today, November 11th, is Veterans Day. Veterans Day honors military service and falls on the day when World War I fighting ceased in 1918. Last year, JMU has honored veterans by having a flag display on the quad. There is another flag display this year that holds very special meaning behind it. The 6,865 flags … Continue reading JMU Honors Veterans