The Harrisonburg Citizen is an independent news source serving The Friendly City. Co-founded by JMU professor Ryan Alessi and uninhibited by larger corporations, this online publication with a staff of 13 is delving deep into the Harrisonburg community.
Alexandria Hunter is a JMU freshman with a passion for opera, but that's not all. She's the 2020 Miss Black USA Teen, and she hopes to inspire other young girls of color to pursue their dreams.
JMU alumna Kari Carpenter (’00) is the owner of The Plant House, a house plant company with a booth at the JMU Farmers Market at Madison Union. Carpenter and her daughter help students find the perfect plants to fit their homes.
As the weather gets warmer, Dukes may want to get active and get outside. Here's a playlist of the best motivating pump-up songs to get one's workout going.
JMU freshman Ryan McKean is a self-taught musician pursuing a career in songwriting and producing. He currently has four singles and one album out.
For cheese lovers celebrating National Grilled Cheese Day on April 12, here are a few different recipes and local restaurants to check out. From vegetarian options to meat lovers' dreams, there's a grilled cheese for everyone.
BROCKHAMPTON's new album "ROADRUNNER" talks police brutality and other social issues while serving as a reminder of what makes the group unique from other rappers — opening themselves up to their fans.
In this week's episode of "Falcon and the Winter Soldier," the show gets more complicated, continues to develop its villains and ends with a shocking turn of events.
After the master recordings of her first six albums were sold by her former record label, Taylor Swift released the first of her re-recordings with "Fearless (Taylor's Version)" on April 9. The album features 20 songs from the original album along with six unreleased songs from the "vault."
In this week's episode of "The Masked Singer," the wildcard — the Bulldog — was unmasked as Nick Cannon, who's taking over for Niecy Nash to host the remainder of the season.
In response to recent anti-Asian violence occurring across the country, Asian students, professors and graduates spoke up about discrimination and diversity on JMU's campus.
Jose Thompson and JMU alumnus David Frazier (’08) are the owners of Chestnut Ridge, a specialty coffee roaster in downtown Harrisonburg. Thompson and Frazier take part in the coffee bean's full life cycle, roasting the beans in a commercial-sized drum roaster before brewing them into coffee.
As the weather begins to warm up, summer drives and days spent outside with friends are on the horizon. Here are 10 of the best happiest and energetic songs for the upcoming fun.
Demi Lovato's new album, "Dancing with the Devil ... The Art of Starting Over," focuses on the singer's struggles with addiction and lets listeners feel that the artist is beginning a new phase of her career.
In the first episode of FX's documentary series, "Hysterical," female comedians from the past and present share their experiences as women in a male-dominated industry.