You never thought you would live out the broke-college-student stereotype until you are staring in your fridge and wondering if you can trick your brain into thinking that string cheese is an adequate meal. Between going to classes, being involved with different organizations, working, etc., our lives can get pretty hectic and staying on top of … Continue reading Smart Spending
Over winter break, every JMU student received an email about a new policy concerning the latest trend in transportation: hoverboards. The email stated: "Due to concerns from the Consumer Product Safety Commission and guidance from the Virginia State Fire Marshal regarding the safety of hoverboards, James Madison University has decided to prohibit the devices and … Continue reading Hoverboards on Campus?
Class registration is here and is leaving many of us feeling just like this: You hear everyone's enrollment appointment times and it leaves you anxious. All the classes you need are either before 11am or after 5pm and it feels like every single professor on Rate My Professor has less than a 2.5. You are … Continue reading How to Prepare for Class Registration
Homecoming Week is here! JMU has put together a great week for us and here are six key events open to students that you don't want to miss. To see the full list of events, click here.
"Madison, James Madison, We are the Dukes of JMU!" Singing the opening line of the fight song is a defining moment for any JMU student. Some even coin learning the fight song a rite of passage as a freshman. Watch as these first-years make their best attempt at singing the fight song for the first … Continue reading Freshmen Learn the Fight Song
UPDATE: Student Org Night got rained out Friday night so it is now on Tuesday, Sept. 8 on the UREC Upper Turf from 7-9pm. This year, Student Organization Night is going to be bigger and badder than it has ever been before, with some awesome new modifications. Suzanne Kelly from Student Activities and Involvement answers … Continue reading Get Down With Student Org Night
The Office of Communications just released a compilation video of 1787 August Orientation through the eyes of the class of 2019. Captured completely in first person, it simultaneously combines every emotion you felt as a first year during 1787 all in one three minute video. If you missed out on an event or just want … Continue reading 1787: Through the eyes of #JMU19
We're combing the web and bringing you only the best related to JMU. We recently came across this video made by JMU seniors Michael Jacob (@MJacob21) and Josh Gordon. We love their personal advice to anyone looking for some inspiration here at JMU.
The Office of Residence Life is sponsoring a contest to see who has the most decked out dorm! Tweet a photo of your dorm room to @JMUResLife before September 7th, and you could be one of 4 people to win a $25 gift card to the bookstore of Campus Cookies! ORL has already received some great photos … Continue reading Do You Have the Best Decorated Dorm Room?
While welcoming the Class of 2019, President Alger took a moment to remember Alison Parker, a recent JMU alumna who was tragically killed yesterday morning alongside her colleague Adam Ward. Alison’s passing is a huge loss to the JMU family and we all continue to extend our thoughts and prayers. Once a Duke, always a Duke. Together … Continue reading Remembering Alison Parker