Co-written by: Paige Epstein and Brooke Withers James Madison University is known for so many wonderful things. From outstanding professors to beautiful views and buildings, there is plenty to admire. The vast amount of off-campus housing that's available is another great part of JMU. With so many options at several different price points, every student … Continue reading Your Guide to Off-Campus Housing
Living off campus and not sure where you should apply to live for next year? Here's a list of just a few of the apartments or town homes and their amenities that Harrisonburg has to offer! Four Bedroom: The Mill: $415-$430/per resident 2 bathrooms Furnished Utilities and electric included Free Valley Fitness Membership Pet Friendly … Continue reading JMU’s Off-Campus Housing
If you've looked at the weather app on your phone, you'll see that we are in for a wet and dreary weekend. It's definitely no fun walking to class in this rain, and the feeling of your clothes sticking to you is as bad as it gets. However, just because the sky is crying, doesn't … Continue reading How to Make Most of Rainy Days
Over five hundred upperclassmen now call the Grace Street Apartments home, but many Dukes still haven't had a chance to explore inside. I took a spin around the building to snap a few pictures and see what the new dorm has to offer. For more on the Grace Street apartments, check out Dan's article here.
Sorority Row, located among the Tree House dorms and behind Bridgeforth stadium, has been on campus since the 1980s. Over the years, twelve sororities have colonized at JMU and added to the houses on the row. The current sorority houses hold roughly twenty-six women, primarily ones in their sophomore year and some that hold executive positions … Continue reading New Fraternity House On Sorority Row
The parable of the Good Samaritan, Luke 10: 25-37, tells the story of a wounded man and another man that came to his aid. A man was mugged and left badly beaten in the street. A priest and a Levite both passed by him and continued along their paths. A Samaritan stopped unsolicited and assisted … Continue reading The Good Samaritan Tavern
I have seen, and heard, construction from the back deck of my house for the past year. Ground was broken on the Grace Street Apartments in January 2014 and significant progress has been made since the project’s inception. It will be completely constructed, painted and furnished by move-in day this year. As James Madison expands … Continue reading The New Grace Street Apartments
Off-campus student houses around Harrisonburg often have creative names, many times with an interesting back story. We featured the ten best house names here. Comment below if we missed your house!