Your Guide to JMU Spring Sports – 2018

Even though football season is over do not despair, sports fans! JMU has so many great sports teams competing this spring that need your support too! Head Football Coach Mike Houston has said how much the fan support and attendance at games help the football team, which concluded their season 14-1. Bringing that same energy … Continue reading Your Guide to JMU Spring Sports – 2018

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

Job Interview Tips and Tricks from a JMU Alum

Whether you're a senior searching for post-grad opportunities, or a freshman looking for an on-campus job, it never hurts to brush up on your interviewing skills. Meghan Sarver graduated from James Madison University in 2004 with a degree in economics. She remembers her time at JMU fondly, and was a Marching Royal Duke all four years. … Continue reading Job Interview Tips and Tricks from a JMU Alum

Nasaruni Academy for Maasai Girls

Senior Communication Studies major Erin Brown encourages you to imagine what your life would be like without any further education past the age of nine. Devastatingly, for many children around the world, the obstacles faced in getting an education are nearly insurmountable. This is true in the Southwestern region of Kenya, particularly for girls. In … Continue reading Nasaruni Academy for Maasai Girls

Dukes Lip Tats Are All The Rage

School spirit at JMU is infectious. So infectious, that students have started to brand themselves with it. Recently, lip tattoos have become increasingly popular, and some JMU students took it as an opportunity to showcase their school spirit. "I had always joked around with my friends about getting matching lip tattoos because I never really … Continue reading Dukes Lip Tats Are All The Rage

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

Study Spots Around the ‘Burg

With finals fast approaching, you're probably frustrated to realize your favorite campus study spot has been overtaken. Not to worry, there are plenty of places around Harrisonburg that have room to accommodate hard-working students, many within easy walking distance of campus. Whether you like to learn while sipping on a latte and enjoying a little … Continue reading Study Spots Around the ‘Burg