The weather at JMU has been pretty wacky this semester. Take this quiz to test your knowledge about the temperature changes this year!
Ah, spring. April showers, May flowers, warmer weather, and longer days! It's definitely one of my favorite times of the year, especially because of the fashion! Below, I've rounded up some springtime looks from a few of The Daily Duke team members. Above photos courtesy of Loren Probish. Raquel Sheriff combined lace-up flats, a demin skirt, an off-the-shoulder top, … Continue reading Spring Fashion
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!
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
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
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, 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
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!
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!
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?