Dear #JMU21, Take it from me, a senior wishing she was a freshman, the best way to ensure a positive college experience is by getting as involved as you can during your time at JMU. Of course you’ll be sure to meet people through your dorms and classes, but clubs are another way you can … More Dear #JMU21
Feeling like a poor college student? This post may be of interest to you! Working on campus is not only a convenient way to make some extra cash, you may even be able to find a job that’s applicable to your career goals! During my first few years in college I definitely felt the wrath of … More Looking for an on-campus job?
On January 16th, we celebrate the life and accomplishments of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. He changed the way that we thought, he moved us to tears, and tried to put an end to segregation. Needless to say, he is a very influential figure in not only the United States’ history, but the world’s history. … More MLK Jr. Day Events
It’s pre-finals week and the stress is starting to set in. Final projects and papers are due and the library is already getting packed. Let’s face it-you know you’ll need to take a break from studying and get your mind off exams. Rather than scrolling mindlessly on your phone for your study break, why not … More Aca-scuse me?
Today, November 11th, is Veterans Day. Veterans Day honors military service and falls on the day when World War I fighting ceased in 1918. Last year, JMU has honored veterans by having a flag display on the quad. There is another flag display this year that holds very special meaning behind it. The 6,865 flags … More JMU Honors Veterans
Not only have there been changes with the equipment, facilities, and food at ‘newREC,’ new group exercise classes have been added! Here are 5 unique classes you should take at UREC. 1. SUP Fitness I’m sure you noticed the hype this summer surrounding stand-up paddle boarding. Well UREC has adopted this trend through a paddle … More New and Unique Classes at UREC
A few weeks ago, the Daily Duke teams partook in a team bonding experience held by JMU’s very own Outrigger Peer Educators. We spoke with their program assistant, Kimmy Ewen, in addition to experiencing their program so we have the full 411 on what a great organization this is! Now, before I go into what a great time … More The Daily Duke’s Outrigger’s Experience
“Last year there was an 8 a.m. rehearsal before the football game. It was pouring rain, freezing cold outside. It was miserable, but so memorable to me because regardless of the conditions, everyone pushed to make our performance better. How many places can you say that in the worst possible conditions, people try even harder?” … More An Inside Look at the MRDs
With formal sorority recruitment coming up this weekend, it was only necessary to post about the six long days down Greek Row. Recruitment consists of multiple rounds where PNM’s (potential new members) go through each of the thirteen sorority houses on the row and get the opportunity to meet girls in each chapter, hoping to make real connections … More How to Survive Formal Sorority Recruitment
This past Friday, the Office of Student Activities and Involvement held this semester’s Student Org Night. Student Org Night is a wonderful event that provides students with information about the different clubs and organizations that JMU offers. There were over 300 organizations in attendance! Student Org Night took place on the UREC upper turf. The clubs were organized by categories such as recreation, greek life, professional, … More Missed Student Org Night? No Worries!