College is a time of soul-searching and self-discovery. My friends and I have done a lot of growing up since embarking on our college journeys, and we credit a lot of it to the amazing experiences James Madison University has granted us in our four years here. With senior year coming to a close and … Continue reading 10 Things I Learned from JMU
Are you looking to learn the fundamentals of how to organize and operate a business? Interested in learning about how Steve Jobs, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg started their own business and how you can too? JMU is introducing an Entrepreneurship Minor for non-COB students. Admission to the minor is competitive and limited to 30 students. … Continue reading JMU’s New Entrepreneurship Minor!
The Daily Duke loves to venture out into the Harrisonburg community, especially to try out food places around town. Our most recent trip was to Peace, Love, & Little Donuts (PLLD)! This sweet shop offers more than just donuts and coffee. The menu and the walls are filled with bright colors--you might say this is … Continue reading Daily Duke Approved: Peace, LOVE, and Little Donuts
Everyone loves a trip to the thrift store. It’s fun and entirely affordable. You’re also helping out a good cause! One of best parts of thrifting is that every trip is different and you never know what you’ll find. But do you know how to thrift to your best advantage? Here’s a short guide to … Continue reading Harrisonburg Thrift Guide
Not only are professors and staff full of knowledge, they’re also a great source for advice. After all, they are humans that make mistakes and just like everyone else, they learn from them. We here at The Daily Duke thought it would be interesting to ask some of our incredible professors and staff what advice … Continue reading Professors’ Advice to Their College Selves
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
James Madison University isn't just one of the best universities in the nation, it's one of the most beautiful, too! Here's a collection of photos from some of the most well known places around campus, just as the leaves are starting to turn.
The Apartments on Grace (or the Grace Street Apartment) complex was added to the JMU community in 2014, and doors were opened in 2015. They have since grown in popularity and demand. The $55 million Apartments on Grace offer so many amenities. Each apartment typically houses four people, with two people sharing a room. Each … Continue reading Living in the Apartments on Grace
It's that time of year! Summer has come to a close and students are back at the promised land that is JMU, but this time things feel a little different. That's right folks, the real world is in plain sight and adulthood is about to hit us like a freight train. Underclassmen, be warned that … Continue reading The Last First Day
The time for overpacked minivans and emotional parents is finally here as the newest members of our JMU family settle into their new home. Orientation is well underway with this week's events already proving to be a success. Here are some of the main events taking place during the rest of 1787 Orientation: Thursday, Aug. … Continue reading 1787 Orientation: What You Need to Know