Interview with Hanna Yu: Gerdau Scholarship Recipient

Junior biology major Hanna Yu has always known she wanted to be a doctor, ever since she was a small child. But as she advanced in school, she found herself drawn more to English, literature, and history. According to Hanna, she didn't expect to enjoy biology, "because I'm not very naturally inclined—sciences are not my … Continue reading Interview with Hanna Yu: Gerdau Scholarship Recipient

JMU Secret Society IN8 Recognizes Altruistic Students

Campus was abuzz with whispers among students who noticed eight letters with candles displayed on the Wilson hall steps this morning. Word quickly spread that the equivocal IN8 Reticent Order had recognized its eight outstanding students for the semester. If you're not sure what IN8 is or does, you're part of the majority. IN8 is … Continue reading JMU Secret Society IN8 Recognizes Altruistic Students

Registration Tips and Tricks

Registration for the spring 2018 semester begins November 6th! We all know the frustrations that come with registration. Logging on to My Madison and seeing your shopping cart filled with those little blue boxes can be daunting. Here are some tips and tricks to make sure your enrollment appointment goes smoothly this year! Visit the … Continue reading Registration Tips and Tricks

Interviews with Past and Present Dukes

While JMU has undergone some pretty major changes since its 1908 inception, I believe the spirit of Madison has remained largely the same. I interviewed an alumna from the class of 1988 as well as a current student from the class of 2019 to see how their experiences at JMU differed, and what common themes … Continue reading Interviews with Past and Present Dukes

Harrisonburg Walks to End Alzheimer’s

Harrisonburg's annual Walk to End Alzheimer's was held last Saturday, October 21st at the Rockingham County Fairgrounds. The 1.6-mile walk included participants of all ages, young and old, coming together on a beautiful Saturday morning to work toward a common goal: the end of Alzheimer's Disease. The Harrisonburg community, made up of teams from JMU as … Continue reading Harrisonburg Walks to End Alzheimer’s

JMU Benefit Concert for Victims of Recent Natural Disasters

The natural disasters the world has recently experienced, including Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, have left many students wanting to help, but not knowing where to begin. Student leaders involved with eleven of JMU's student organizations came together and jumped into action in order to have a direct hand in the relief effort—and you can be … Continue reading JMU Benefit Concert for Victims of Recent Natural Disasters

My Last Sorority Recruitment…As Told By a Senior

As a senior about to experience her last recruitment, I have a few words of advice for those interested in rushing a sorority- or PNMS (potential new members)- and sisters currently in a sorority. Don't blink. Take it all in. The sore feet from wearing heels that you've just realized are way too high. The cheers … Continue reading My Last Sorority Recruitment…As Told By a Senior

Remember To Breathe: Advice For Freshmen & Transfer Students

It has probably been a whirlwind of emotion for you these past two weeks. From Orientation to dorm room assignment, it can seem like a daunting task to have to find where you belong amid the chaos of a new environment. You have already experienced a great deal of what it means to be a … Continue reading Remember To Breathe: Advice For Freshmen & Transfer Students