For many schools, the origin of their sports nickname and school mascot likely has something to do with where they are or their state’s symbol. But for JMU, that isn’t quite the case. 

Matchbox manages all off-campus housing units in 12 different complexes and only some units in 16 other complexes, which includes both student and residential housing.

Whether you're new to JMU this year or returning for your final year, Madison 101 is your guide to all things JMU.

It’s that time of year again, and by that I mean it’s the week of Halloween and you’re realizing the only Halloween-ish thing you’ve done all month is drink pumpkin spice lattes and get drunk at a party while dressed up in some costume. Well, now I’m giving you a chance to help get into the …

Arthur Moats (2006-2009) is currently an outside linebacker for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Originally drafted in the sixth round of the 2010 NFL Draft by the Buffalo Bills. Moats was a captain of the JMU football team in 2009, the same year he was given the Buck Buchanan Award, which is awarde…

It’s that time of the year again. The “it’s-two-days-before-Halloween-and-I-need-a-costume-stat” crunch. The pre-party freakout clogs the brain and makes us forget that we have a wealth of costume opportunities right in our closet. So with a quick trip to your closet (and maybe Wal-Mart) you…

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Homecoming weekend is a long-standing tradition at any university, and JMU is no exception. The Breeze has covered the hustle and bustle of events surrounding our school’s special weekend, following the changes over the years as they come and go. Today, we’re throwing it back to some of the …