JMU’s Board of Visitors (BoV) met to discuss future plans surrounding COVID-19, including vaccination requirements and data and in-person classes.
Russell Reeder led a discussion as a part of the College of Business' virtual speaker series. It centered on how to maintain business stability during financial crises.
The Unity March gave students and faculty a chance to speak about their experiences with racism at JMU.
Harrisonburg City Council discussed Professional Municipal Clerks Week, the 2021-2022 budget and an event application request from EMU at the April 27 meeting.
Mashkhal Ibrahim's trial for the 2018 hit-and-run case of former JMU student Jared Antle ended in mistrial for the second time after the jury couldn't come to a unanimous verdict.
The construction of Harrisonburg's second high school will resume due to funding from the American Rescue Plan Act. Because the school won't be built in time for the fall, when academic instruction will resume in person, there are some concerns at the current high school with overcrowding and possible virus transmission.
The retrial of Mashkhal Ibrahim entered its second day, with the jury deliberating for close to three hours before Judge Thomas J. Wilson IV called for recess.
Nonprofit Vine & Fig established the first climate farm in Harrisonburg, which provides land access to immigrants while also combating climate change.
The Breeze has won 16 awards in the Virginia Press Association’s annual statewide contest.
Judge Thomas J. Wilson IV with the Rockingham circuit court pulled JMU President Jonathan Alger from the jury for the trial of Mashkhal Ibrahim Thursday morning. Judge Wilson cited Alger’s naming in local media — including The Breeze and the Daily News-Record — in several reports last night.
Ramadan fell between April 12 through May 12 this year, and some Muslim students are dissatisfied with JMU efforts to accommodate to their fasting needs.
The retrial of Mashkhal Ibrahim began Wednesday for allegedly striking former JMU student Jared Antle in 2018. Ibrahim is facing felony hit-and-run charges.
As the pandemic has changed the course of the past year, The Breeze has persistently asked JMU to release data related to COVID-19 cases.
Local environmentalist organizations gathered on campus to celebrate Earth Day and promoted opportunities to learn and get more involved in environmental causes.