DSC_1322“What if?” 

Local man builds quirky art empire.

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Finding Peace as a Sikh at JMU 

What’s it like to be a religious minority on campus?

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Harrisonburg Cab Driver, Chewy, Considers His Riders Friends 

One cab driver has his riders on speed dial.

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Nude Models Bare All 

Most of us would never dream of being naked in front of strangers, but some students are used to it.

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Nursing Professors Face Challenges in the Hospital and Classroom 

Some professors are pulling double duty.

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The Christian Punk Past of a Professor 

Music industry professor Ojo Taylor reveals his musical history and inner clash with his religious beliefs.

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The Boy Who Biked: Navid Attayan’s Journey for Cancer 

Navid Attayan learned about life as he spread awareness across the country.

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Music Man: One Basketball Player’s Passion 

One football player dreams of making hits on and off the field.

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Teaching Through Trees

Professor Wayne Teel traveled to Africa to work with its land and people. Now, he uses this experience to subtly improve sustainability at JMU.
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The Wine Master

See, stir, smell, sip, swish. That’s how Bradley Roof, an accounting and wine studies professor, drinks his wine.
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To Alaska And Back

Gary Freeburg, director of JMU’s Sawhill Art Gallery, has explored volcanic regions across Alaska, most notably the Valley of 10,000 Smokes. With the photos he brings back and a recent book release, he hopes to inspire students to see ‘beauty within desolation.’
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Meet The Alger Family

He’s a singer, she plays piano, and their daughter’s involved in her 14th stage production. During a tour of their home, the JMU presidential family discusses their personal interests and family history. Together, they hope to model a tight-knit community on campus.
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“He Found Himself In Music”

He was 13 when he learned he had a tumor. Six years later, he’s a vocal performance major with a full head of hair to remember the cancer he beat.
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Food In The Fast Lane

Downtown restaurant brings a whole new meaning to ‘fast food’.
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For Your Entertainment

Some of JMU’s students work hard not only academically but also by cultivating a passion for performing. These performers spend hours practicing and perfecting every last note or dance move, all for the amusement of others.
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The Rose Years

Linwood Rose has been the president of our university for almost 14 years. He has worked for JMU for 36 years. During his final year, he sat down with P&M Editor-in-Chief Rachel Dozier to talk about his time as president and the impact this campus has made on his life.
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What’s With Your Kicks?

When Nick Wynne was a child, doctors told him he might not be able to run by age 16.
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