College is a time of soul-searching and self-discovery. My friends and I have done a lot of growing up since embarking on our college journeys, and we credit a lot of it to the amazing experiences James Madison University has granted us in our four years here. With senior year coming to a close and … Continue reading 10 Things I Learned from JMU
With all the amazing restaurants in the Harrisonburg area, you surely have a long list of places you want to try. Luckily, there's still a little time left in the semester to de-stress before finals and grab a bite to eat with friends. If you're pressed for time or strapped for cash, this list of … Continue reading Harrisonburg Restaurants with Deals and Discounts
One of the most exciting things for me after I committed to attending JMU was wondering what my future roommate would be like, dreaming about the dorm room we'd decorate together, and planning all the fun times we would surely have with our hallmates once we finally moved in. For some students, being placed into … Continue reading JMU22: Residence Halls 101
The JMU School of Communication Studies and the Relationships, Love, Happiness Project will hold the 2018 Love Talk Summit on April 17th. This event will educate students, faculty, and community members about the inner workings of romantic relationships through panel discussions with experts, student-created mini-documentaries, and other presentations relevant to achieving happy, healthy romantic bonds with others. Students … Continue reading Love Talk Summit 2018
On Thursday, March 1st, the College of Business held the latest installment of its C-Suite Speaker event with distinguished guest Bill Nash, president and CEO of CarMax. Nash graduated from JMU in 1991 with a degree in accounting. CarMax is the nation's largest used-car retailer and has been one of Fortune Magazine's "100 Best Companies … Continue reading CoB C-Suite Speaker: Bill Nash
Chances are if you're reading this, you love JMU. According to Gallup, JMU alumni are more likely than graduates from comparable universities to strongly agree that their university is passionate about the long-term success of its students and to strongly agree that their education was worth the cost. In fact, over 90% of alumni say they enjoyed … Continue reading Why Give on Giving Day
Have you ever done Mad Libs with your friends or siblings? Many of the Daily Duke team members have fond childhood memories of this wacky game, which got me thinking... how cool would it be to have a book of Mad Libs that were all JMU-themed? I didn't create a whole book, but I did take … Continue reading Mad[ison] Libs: A Fun Game, JMU-Style
As busy college students, budgeting time to decompress after a stressful day can be difficult. However, it's well worth it to carve out a little time to read for fun—even if it's just for five minutes before bed each night. Reading is a great way to escape the stressors of your daily life and get … Continue reading 10 Books The Daily Duke Team Recommends
As the stages of pre-graduation panic (or excitement!) set in, you've probably noticed that each of your senior friends is taking it a little differently. Here are six second-semester senior personas we've noticed, in no particular order. Which one are you? Congratulations to all our graduating seniors! Do you fall into one of these categories? … Continue reading Which Second-Semester Senior Are You?
Many brand new Dukes took to social media on January 10th to share the great news: they got into JMU! We are so proud of all the students who were accepted Early Action this month, and we can't wait to congratulate the rest of the class of 2022 as they receive their decisions. Here's a … Continue reading Congratulations to the Class of 2022!