A reimagined literary and arts magazine comes back to life with its first edition released this December. Formerly known as Temper, Iris Magazine is a place where student creativity flows from pen to paper. Editor-in-Chief and former Breeze writer, Haley Huchler, came together with her team …
A memorial service for the three University of Virginia football players killed Sunday will take place tomorrow at 3:30 p.m. Breeze TV News Director Zoe Mowery reports from Charlottesville on how the U.Va. community is honoring the victims and coping with the tragedy.
Recent required JMU courses by Kognito have received feedback from students. Senior Anchor Maggie Rickerby explores how successful the training was through the eyes of the student body.
The Classics — a new barber shop on Neff Ave. — opened Sept. 4 and the shop focuses on community. The shop will have a modern take with hopes to bring back what barber shops used to be about.
Adam's Law went into effect July 1 and it requires Virginia university organizations to implement in-person anti-hazing training. The first part of the story dives into what classifies as hazing, what this training looks like, and students' overall perception/understanding of the hazing clim…
COVID-19 cases are on the rise once again at JMU. In emails sent to faculty, professors are not allowed to require a positive COVID test when it comes to absences for the virus. News Director Zoe Mowery explains how the university is handling the surge.
Everyone's experiences with COVID-19 have been drastically different in the past two years. With nearly all pandemic-related restrictions being lifted on campus, there is the question of 'is JMU truly Post-COVID-19.?' Reporter Colby Reece spoke with students on if COVID-19 is gone from campus
Early Friday on South Carlton Street, a silver van struck the side of a Subway building. Officers from the Harrisonburg Police Department [HPD] are conducting their investigation. There were no reported injuries from the incident. Sergeant Westfall said charges will be filed against the driv…
Late Tuesday night, residents at The Harrison smelled smoke. Harrisonburg Fire Department responded to a fire a Building 1250 of The Harrison.
On April 13th Harrisonburg and Rockingham County officially declared the third Wednesday of every April, “Great Community Give Day”. Great Community Give Day empowers the Harrisonburg and Rockingham communities to give back to their local nonprofits.
On Thursday, students participated in the first in-person “Take Back the Night” event since 2019. This is now a “speak out” space for students to express their stories of sexual violence — in many cases, for their first time. In return, they received unrequited support from peers, friends, a…
After two years of not hosting its biggest fundraising event of the year, the Collins Center is having its Chocolate Walk on April 1st. The Chocolate Walk is where small and local businesses donate chocolate and items to the Collin’s Center and are host sites for the participants to go and p…
JMU’s Environmental Management club has been occupied this past year by trying to create a carbon net zero plan. While being busy they have also put on many events to promote sustainability for students. The club has organized climate strikes, trash clean-ups and many other volunteer opportunities.
JMU’s NAACP, Black Student Alliance, and Students for Minority Outreach hosted a Skate Night to celebrate Black History Month.
Recently, businesses have had to turn to technology to connect. JMU alumni Griffin Harrington and Page Wood utilized the virtual world to create the RecRe box — a place where one can rent out recreational equipment and household items for a limited time.
The Replay is a local buy, sell and trade streetwear store that opened up this past summer. This type of store is unique to the Harrisonburg area and has seen lots of success since its opening.
The weight is finally off the ground for JMU’s new powerlifting club. The organization has tried multiple times in the past to get the club approved at JMU, to no avail. Finally, though, the club was approved just before the start of the 2022 spring semester.
Brandon and Katie Cunningham, both JMU Alumni, dreamed of making a change within the medical field – wanting to “bridge” the gap between medicine and wellness.
Students came together to support one another and to focus on their mental health at JMU. After a candlelight vigil and a protest for better mental health resources, JMU has created a Bill of Opinion for better mental health resources on campus.
JMU Nuance Winter Guard has existed since 2005, although it's gone through quite a few changes since then.
Students demanded better on-campus mental health resources in a protest Thursday. They marched with signs and discussed their goals with Vice President for Student Affairs Dr. Tim Miller and Interim Vice President Towana Moore before occupying Alumnae Hall to get the attention of JMU adminis…
A pair of Bridgewater College officers are heroes in the community after responding to reports of a suspicious man on campus last week. The “dynamic duo” of Campus Security Officer J.J. Jefferson and Campus Police Officer John Painter were shot and killed on campus while protecting the lives…
After a cold few weeks in Harrisonburg, the RHSPCA was in need.
In 2007, Vito’s Italian Restaurant opened and quickly became a JMU staple for students and visiting parents. After fifteen successful years of operating the restaurant, the owners are stepping up to a new challenge while combining the success of the beloved restaurant.
This Friday, JMU's University Program Board will be hosting its first-ever film fest, an event used to highlight student directors on campus. It will include four different films including: "Stuck in Motion" and "20%" by Trey Jordan, Motherwounds: Story of the Sacred by Amelia Morrison and D…
Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative’s "Operation Round Up" is giving back to local nonprofit organizations that help the community. The cause first started in 1989 at Palmetto Electric Cooperative located in South Carolina.
On Nov. 6, Friendly City Safe Space hosted its open house to the public for the first time. The space is for the LGBTQ+ and aspiring allies’ community of all ages. Daniel Bellerose (he/they), the safe space coordinator and director, was first inspired to bring this vision of the space to lif…
“I try to get a pretty good amount on to the tester, just so that you know, you can really see the color...”...and with that vibrant color comes an eco-friendly product.
Dynamic Aviation holds NEXTGEN Aviators event for students
Harrisonburg translates COVID-19 regulations into various languages
JMU students honor their mother by raising awareness for pancreatic cancer
As James Madison University starts the 2021 to 2022 school year, the COVID-19 Delta Variant continues to spread its reach over the world, and with it, comes a new mask policy for JMU Dukes.
The 2021 Virginia gubernatorial election is ramping up as Election Day draws near. On November 2nd, Virginians will have the opportunity to decide between former Governor Terry McAuliffe, and newcomer Glenn Youngkin for Governor.
This week, Breeze editors Jillian Carey & Matt Young dug deeper into the Dogecoin craze. Find out whether Dogecoin is worth the investment and the risks associated with volatile cryptocurrency.
Reporter Ian Welfley traveled out to new market in Rochester County to give Breeze TV some perspective on a new solar panel farm being constructed on plots of grassland in the area. Rockingham's Board of Supervisors is running a committee to come up resolutions on how to simultaneously satis…
Breeze TV’s News Director, Shelby Walker, interviewed outgoing Culture Editor of The Breeze, Kailey Cheng, about her recent cover story and supplement that came out this week about JMU’s diversity.
The JMU chapter of the College Diabetes Network is a new organization on campus that creates a community for students with diabetes. President Katie Little shared why she started this club.
How much are meal punches at JMU really worth, do students feel they’re getting fair value with meal plans and do they know if they aren’t?