New Creation is a local non-profit that aims to creatively prevent human trafficking through education and charity. JMU Fraternity & Sorority Life hosted an information session where students learned how they could help sexual assault survivors and counteract human trafficking.
JMU Career and Academic Planning and many other campus organizations teamed up to create the Career Closet, an event where JMU students could pick out a professional outfit for free. Members of the community donated gently used attire to help students be properly dressed for professional endeavors.
JMU's creative writing club, Word is Born Writers' Society hosted their fourth annual Love Me, Love Me Not poetry event just in time for Valentine's Day. Club members stood on stage to recite their writing that featured themes of love, loss, and lots more.
Junior Political Science and Communications major, Anna Connole wants to make sure that students' voices are heard. She talks about her involvement with the team at the James Madison Center for Civic Engagement. The organization's mission is to ensure the representation of JMU students in th…
Pink Ambition is a pole fitness studio in downtown Harrisonburg that offers various classes to women in the community. Emphasizing the importance of body positivity and female empowerment, the instructors and owner of Pink Ambition exhibit pole tricks and positions.
Sophomore International Affairs major Lexie Novis talks about Students Helping Honduras, a non-profit organization that helps empower and educate youths in Honduras. She opens up about a missed love connection she had while fundraising for the club.
JMU students attended a Vision Board Party where they created boards to inspire their moods for 2020. Hosted by The Good Girl Movement, a new female empowerment club on campus, the event's theme was #newyearbetterme and it encouraged positive self reflection.
On Thursday, the Center for Multicultural Student Services organized a march from Varner House to Madison Union to honor Martin Luther King, Jr's contributions to the Civil Rights Movement.
Women of Color President, Anastaciya Wheeler talks about how her involvement in the club empowers her and how it enables her to make impactful connections with others.
Campus events will begin on Tuesday to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Staff from the Center for Multicultural Student Services reflect on the importance of celebrating Martin Luther King Jr Day and they also talk about the upcoming MLK Week at JMU.
TOTS Ice Cream specializes in homemade ice cream made with high quality, locally-sourced ingredients. Located in Penn Laird, VA, the shop was created by a family to honor their late father.
The City of Harrisonburg honored Americans who have served in the US military with a parade. Members of the community gathered alongside downtown Main St to watch the patriotic-themed floats pass by and to honor American veterans.
Shopping second-hand has become increasingly popular at JMU. With over 10 thrift stores in Harrisonburg, students have many options for snagging some great finds. Check out a few of the shops around Harrisonburg to get some inspiration for your next thrift trip.
Donald Trump won the 2016 election but the Democrats want to take back the presidency. Students expressed their views about the upcoming 2020 election and discussed the chances of Democrats winning the presidential race against Trump.