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9 hrs ago | Switched

11 Reasons College Students Absolutely Need Coffee To Survive

College is an awakening time in a young person's life, in which they really figure out who they want to be and what exactly they want to do with their life.


Related Topix: Supplement, Coffee, Arizona State University, Coastal Carolina University

16 hrs ago | WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Warner and Sarvis Reach Out to JMU Students

Both candidates held separate events on the James Madison University on Aug. 31. The issues they focused on included student debt and immigration reform.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Republican, John Warner

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Daily News-Record

#3 - Support System

Former service men and women, such as Boyce McClellan and Karl Beckett , often face challenges adjusting to civilian life, which sometimes includes college attendance.



Starbucks to trawl for college students with food trucks

The old joke about Starbucks is that there are so many of the coffee shops across America that in some places you can sit in one location sipping a pumpkin spice latte and actually be able see another one of its stores across the street.


Related Topix: Arizona State University, Coastal Carolina University, Autos

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Daily News-Record

Sarvis Plans City Visit

Sarvis will hold a meet-and-greet from 7 to 9 p.m. in Room 309 in Taylor Hall on James Madison University's campus, according to an email from campaign officials.


Loudoun Times

Life dreams on the Leesburg stage

Drew Clyde opened Headway, an inter-denominational church, at the Tally Ho Theatre in Leesburg.


Related Topix: Leesburg, VA, Loudoun County, VA

Charleston City Paper

Allen Lyndrup has been setting the stage for more than 30 years

After nearly two decades teaching in College of Charleston's theater department, you would think Allen Lyndrup would be ready for a break from the stage.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, College of Charleston, Illinois, Wartburg College, University of Virginia

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

Honorable mentions

Evan Howard of Lee was named to the dean's list at Hobart College this past spring semester.


Related Topix: Lombard, IL, Medicine, Health, Chiropractic, National University of Health Sciences, Illinois, Lasell College

The Link

Editorial: Half-Measures Won't Lead to a Safer Concordia

A Concordia University official dismissed a petition that called for mandatory consent workshops, going so far as asking the Centre for Gender Advocacy to take it down.


Related Topix: Opinion

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Deerfield Valley News

Assistant principal takes on challenge of starting from scratch

For new Twin Valley Middle/High School assistant principal LeeAnn Monroe, returning to Vermont presented her with what she describes as the "ideal situation," one where she gets to help build a new school from scratch.


Related Topix: University of New Hampshire, Barre, VT

US News & World Report

4 Student Loan Mistakes To Avoid When Living Off Campus

Misusing your loan refund can add between $10,000 and $50,000 to your student loan bill, says one expert.


Related Topix: Bowie State University

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Daily News-Record

#4 - 'Burg Block Party

James Madison University freshmen Mei Wimmer , 18, of Macungie, Pa., and Juliana Bognar , 18, of Ashburn lead other first-year students in Zumba during Saturday's Block Party in the 'Burg.


Related Topix: Macungie, PA

The Daily News-Record

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James Madison University freshmen Kacie Saar , 18, of Roanoke, and Lisa Coletta, 18, of Bethpage, N.Y., jump onto the Velcro wall Saturday in the Festival Conference and Student Center during the annual Block Party in the 'Burg.


Related Topix: Bethpage, NY

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Scientists Discuss Likelihood of Earthquakes in Virginia

Virginia is no stranger to earthquakes and it's that very reason why experts are warning people to be prepared.


Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Have, have-nots live difference at Hunger Feast

From left: Madeline Budman and Franklin Kramer eat their meal of rice and beans, as "members of the lower class", while seated on the floor at the Hunger Feast 2014 event created by Hannah Moss.


Related Topix: Virginia Beach, VA, Georgetown University

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Daily News-Record

Va. ABC Assists JMU Group

Futuro Latino, a James Madison University student group, will be among 11 recipients of a check from the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control during a ceremony Tuesday in Staunton.


Related Topix: Virginia

The Daily News-Record

Block Party Set For Saturday

Traffic will come to a halt Saturday as thousands of new James Madison University students descend on downtown for the annual Block Party in the 'Burg.


Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Daily News-Record

Warner Agrees To Debates

Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Warner's re-election campaign announced today that he has accepted invitations to eight joint public forums, including two televised debates, with Republican opponent Ed Gillespie.


Daily Mail

Starbucks tries their hand at the food truck business as mobile...

Starting next month, students at Coastal Carolina University won't have to drive to the nearest Starbucks.


Related Topix: Coastal Carolina University

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Washington Post

Virginia forms task force to combat campus sexual assault

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is forming a task force to combat sexual violence at the state's colleges and universities, addressing a problem that has commanded attention this year in Washington and on campuses nationwide.


Related Topix: Virginia, United States Naval Academy, Wake Forest University, University of Virginia, College of William and Mary