JMU X-Labs Hosts First All-Female Event

Written in collaboration with Julia Shawver. On Monday, January 29th, JMU X-Labs hosted its first all-female event. The event, dubbed "Fab Lab", offered a plethora of activities, all designed to reflect some women's interests. The idea behind the event was to raise awareness for the resources X-Labs offers, particularly for women, who seem to be … Continue reading JMU X-Labs Hosts First All-Female Event

Congratulations to the Class of 2022!

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!

10 Winter Activities Around Harrisonburg

Even though the holidays are over, winter is still in full swing. If you're on the search for some fun things to do in the 'Burg (on- and off-campus!) before the semester really kicks into gear, make this blog post your first stop. 1. Massanutten If you haven't yet been snow tubing at Massanutten (like me), … Continue reading 10 Winter Activities Around Harrisonburg

5 Resolutions for the New Semester

1. Don't skip your 8am As a student, there are few things worse than getting stuck in an early class when you're not a morning person. It can feel like a semester-long personal torture session, but as tempting as it is to sleep in and get the notes from a classmate later, this year, try … Continue reading 5 Resolutions for the New Semester

Free Cupcakes On National Cupcake Day

Did you know this Friday, December 15th is National Cupcake Day? Celebrate surviving finals by grabbing some friends and trying a few delicious cupcakes at Cupcake Company on Burgess Road in Harrisonburg! After all, you deserve to #TreatYoSelf! On Friday, December 15th, Cupcake Company will be offering one FREE cupcake per person, while supplies last, in … Continue reading Free Cupcakes On National Cupcake Day

The Stories Behind the Stickers

It’s no secret that JMU students like stickers. Everywhere you look, there’s a laptop or a water bottle completely decked out in the adhesive graphics. Stickers are a great way of self-expression for students. Thanks to websites like Redbubble, you’re able to find just about anything in sticker form. From your favorite movies and tv … Continue reading The Stories Behind the Stickers

JMU DJ Lands Opening Gig at Jefferson Theatre

"DEEROCK, DEEROCK, DEEROCK!" The crowd chanted as a swarm of JMU students ran off of the busses and into Jefferson Theatre in Charlottesville, Virginia. All to see...the opening act? As a concert goer, you would have never guessed that over 160 JMU students were taking over Charlottesville all to see the opening act, Derek "DEEROCK" … Continue reading JMU DJ Lands Opening Gig at Jefferson Theatre