Tune your FM dial to 88.7 WXJM and you will hear JMU's very own student-run radio station. Since October of 1990, the broadcast has expanded immensely, featuring various talk shows and programs that run day and night. Now, the station is known for more than just its refreshing hip-hop playlists. The JMU radio station functions … Continue reading JMU Radio: 88.7 WXJM
Madipalooza or "The Festival at Festival" will be celebrating their 8th annual music festival on April 14th. From food and games to great music, this is an event that you do not want to miss! Check out 2017 Madipalooza: Manoa Bell and his band Gryzzle are extremely excited to be participating in Madipalooza this year. Originally … Continue reading Madipalooza 2018
As the endless hours of cramming commence this semester and the first set of exams start to creep up, Spotify becomes every student's favorite study partner. However, you may open Spotify on your phone or laptop and stare at the screen aimlessly, wondering what playlist will induce a successful study session. The Daily Duke has … Continue reading Top 6 Spotify Study Playlists
"DEEROCK, DEEROCK, DEEROCK!" The crowd chanted as a swarm of JMU students ran off of the busses and into Jefferson Theatre in Charlottesville, Virginia. All to see...the opening act? As a concert goer, you would have never guessed that over 160 JMU students were taking over Charlottesville all to see the opening act, Derek "DEEROCK" … Continue reading JMU DJ Lands Opening Gig at Jefferson Theatre
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
On April 14, 2017, the complete album of "The Search for Everything" was finally released. This album is a combination of all Mayer's styles in one. It has jazzy and bluesy tracks, but also pop tunes and a few rock ballads. Since the album was released in two waves of four songs each, there were only … Continue reading “The Search for Everything” Album Review
Downtown Harrisonburg is one of JMU's greatest assets. If you are the person who has never stepped foot passed SSC or a seasoned Jack Brown's notcher, First Friday's are the place to be the first Friday of the month. Downtown Harrisonburg's First Friday events feature extended store hours and restaurant specials where shoppers and diners … Continue reading First Friday’s!
Over winter break while JMU football was out in Texas scoring a national championship, the JMU Theatre Department was winning big in New Jersey! January 3rd-7th, students competed in multiple areas at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF). Students competed in the categories of: Acting Musical Theatre Playwriting Dramaturgy Critical Response Scenic Design Sound Design … Continue reading JMU Theatre Department Wins Big!
MACROCK XIX was a huge success this year! I was so pleased to see everyone who came out to support local bands and venues. Wren and I were there and had a ton of fun meeting new people and listening to good music. We took some photos of the events, so check them out! If you are … Continue reading MACROCK XIX 2016
This week, we are featuring upcoming freshman Gina Castanzo (Class of 2020). In March, Gina was a contestant on The Voice where she nailed her performance of "Cecilia and the Satellite"by Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness. After the audition, Blake Shelton added her to his team of talented vocalists. Now, she is bringing her talents to Harrisonburg. … Continue reading Best of the Web: Student on the Voice