One aspect of driving to campus that can deter some potential drivers is fighting for a parking space. Student drivers who venture into one of our concrete jungles are exposed to a world of tight turns and revved engines. Each driver is in a race against fellow Dukes, and more importantly, the clock. The following list … Continue reading The Six Types of Parkers at JMU [Video]
Co-written by: Michelle Mullins There are often limits to what one's peers and professional network can offer. Mentors can serve as a third-party resource to help their mentees navigate their professional journey. Mentors can instill confidence in their mentees, and provide them with access to opportunities that would unavailable otherwise. While many individuals have had a mentor … Continue reading The Value of Mentorships
The opportunities to get involved at JMU are quite endless, and our Bare Naked Ladies club is an incredible example of how everyone at our university has a place to feel loved and right at home. Who are JMU's Bare Naked Ladies? The Bare Naked Ladies (BNL) of JMU are a group of women dedicated … Continue reading The Bare Naked Ladies of JMU
Each year, a collection of JMU students spend their spring break on one of several unique service-learning trips. These Alternative Spring Breaks (ASBs), are unlike anything one could expect to find on a leisurely voyage to the beach. While the "traditional" spring break plans are perfect for unwinding, some Dukes opt for an experience volunteering rather … Continue reading Experience Alternative Spring Breaks With JMU
Happy James Madison Day, Dukes! James Madison was our fourth president and named the "Father of the Constitution" for his crucial role in drafting and implementing the United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights. In addition, he served as U.S. Secretary of State under President Thomas Jefferson. In order to honor the man that … Continue reading Happy James Madison Day!
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
With the abundance of fabulous food all throughout Harrisonburg, it is normal to ask yourself "where should I eat tonight", at least 4 - 5 times a week. Whether your family is in town or you are just looking to grab a bite with your friends, we narrowed down a few of the best spots … Continue reading Graphic: Where Should You Eat?
If you go to JMU, you’ve probably heard of Funky’s some way or another. Unsure what it’s about? Don’t worry, you’re about to find out in this installment of Daily Duke Approved--Funky’s Skate Center. Funky's is located at 100 Miller Cir, Harrisonburg, VA 22801, making it about a five-minute drive from campus. The turn is … Continue reading Daily Duke Approved-Funky’s Skate Center
A brand ambassadorship is a creative opportunity for any college student who wants to boost their resume, snag some free brand apparel, or get closer to a company they know and love to use. Depending on who you are and what company you represent, the title of Campus Ambassador can mean a variety of things. … Continue reading Campus Brand Ambassadors
Last Saturday started out as a frozen mess. As road conditions became questionable, four brave members of the Daily Duke team prepared to defend their name. Founded in 2010, UREC Battleship is an annual event held within the UREC Pool. Teams of 4+ are made by students, faculty, and/or staff and are placed in various … Continue reading Daily Duke Approved-UREC Battleship