With a culmination of winning programs, new facilities and a fresh era for football, there might not be a better time to be joining James Madison University from an athletics standpoint.
On a large, three-fold art display outside of Madison Grill, colorful psychedelic line work fills 33 laminated pieces of paper. Images of shiny paisley print peppers and animals pop from the pages. Rainbow flowers, mandalas and insects invite people to take a second glance. This is the work …
Ryan Barto walked hand-in-hand with his girlfriend, Theresa, up the bricks on The Quad. The two alumni had been dating since Ryan’s senior year at JMU — they were neighbors at Copper Beech.
Pete Johnson spends the beginning and end of every day in the softball equipment room and surrounding areas. On game days, however, he’s on the side of the field supporting the team. The start of every football game begins with Johnson stepping out onto the field to sing the National Anthem …
Students of minority groups looking to join clubs and organizations don’t have to look too far.
A university campus is perhaps the only place where you can find experts in almost any field given the freedom to express their style in a professional setting. The following professors were named by students across campus as having impeccable or unique style. Here’s how they create their lo…
On a campus where the food is ranked fifth by the Princeton Review for ‘Best Campus Food’ there are a lot of delicious meal choices. It’s easy to get lost in all the choices that are available in the multitude of dining halls. These tops dishes have been voted on by current students at JMU. …
People tend straw away from rooming with a best friend for a plethora of reasons. Writer Jillian Carey argues that it's not as bad as people say.
The Interfaith Chapel was established in 2002 through a gift from Madison College’s class of 1954.
One of the main draws to JMU, besides its beautiful campus and academics, is its great dining facilities. Last year, JMU ranked fifth in Princeton Review’s “Best Campus Food.” Madison 101 talked with the Executive Chef of JMU dining, Jay Vetter, about all of the options students will have wi…
Zachary Melusen and his grandmother, Patricia Poffenberger, attend JMU. Breeze staff writer Rishmita Aich tells us the story.
According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, 41.6 percent of college students stated that anxiety was their top stressor within college. JMU has resources to help.
Check out these underrated corners of campus that you’ll keep coming back to during your four years.
Whether it’s because you don’t know the campus well or because you feel more comfortable with your friends, going places and doing things alone as a first-year student can be uncharted territory.
No matter what financial status you come from, it’s important that as a first-year student you know how to be smart about your money. Here are some tips to get you started.
Career, travel, marriage, kids: Thoughts of these adventures don't always float around in the minds of James Madison University's 20,000 undergraduate students. But some individuals on campus give a glimmer of hope to this unknown next phase of life, and who better to lead by example than JM…
It’s official! You’ve finally moved away from home and into one of JMU’s first-year residence halls. Freedom is finally at your fingertips, but it comes with a few parameters. Madison 101 asked some anonymous RAs for the scoop on dorm life. This is what they said.
College life often brings a lot of firsts. Maybe it’s the first time you’ve had so much freedom. Maybe it’s the first time you’ve shared a room. For many, it’s the first time you’ve had to do your own laundry. With mom hundreds of miles away, it’s time to learn to do it yourself. But don’t f…
Now that you're a Duke, it's time to start acting like one. Here are a few things most Dukes do before they graduate.
The Quad cats, Dolley and Jimmy, have patrolled the Quad for since 2010, but few know where they came from.
When you come to JMU, you live in the midst of a region that boats mountains, lakes, trails and more. Here are some hikes you should check out while you are a student
Not everyone is as lucky as me to be able to stay at JMU forever. It may not seem like it now, but time flies. I talked to some graduating seniors about how to enjoy and get the most out of your four years here.
Around 5 o’clock on a spring evening in 2014, Brian Hernández saw something trending on Twitter.
The Breeze's culture editor, Abby Church, asks students what they want to do before they graduate.
JMU alumnus David Saacke reflects on his experience as the duke dog, from being recruited at a party to passing down his wisdom to his daughter.
JMU alumni wrote a history book about James Madison University and submitted it to Arcadis' Campus History Series in order to give the school representation.