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
As the days left in my senior year are dwindling down, I began looking back on the time I spent at James Madison and the memories I made. Graduating with a job lined up, amazing friends by my side and cords down my robe seemed to be so far-fetched at some points of my freshman year. … Continue reading What I Would Tell My Freshman Self
Every four years, there is an extra day added to the shortest month of the year, February, making it a "leap year." Leap day is February 29, and because the date only occurs every 4 years, those born on this day have to pick another day to celebrate. Senior Kaelin Jernigan was born on leap … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Leap Day Babies!
As the stages of pre-graduation panic (or excitement!) set in, you've probably noticed that each of your senior friends is taking it a little differently. Here are six second-semester senior personas we've noticed, in no particular order. Which one are you? Congratulations to all our graduating seniors! Do you fall into one of these categories? … Continue reading Which Second-Semester Senior Are You?
Being a senior in college comes with lots of emotions, stress and most of all–excitement. The next four years of our lives will no longer be planned out with an advisor –everything will be in our capable hands. Senior year is the time where we have to prove to ourselves that our time at JMU … Continue reading Advice to Seniors
Attention Seniors! Graduation is near! With only 34 days left, it is time to get your affairs in order and your plans solidified. But don't fear, your one-stop commencement shop is here! The second annual graduation fair is being held Monday and Tuesday, April 4th and 5th in the Festival Ballroom. At the fair, you will be … Continue reading Graduation Fair Information
Here it is, Dukes... We're beginning the last stretch. Seniors, this time is especially crucial for us. We will be experiencing our final moments of an experience we imagined would never end. It was just yesterday when we were bright-eyed freshman losing our breath as we climbed the Warren hill trying to figure out where … Continue reading Letter to JMU Seniors