Our goal at Port & Main is to highlight the community and culture in Harrisonburg in a way that speaks to both students and residents.


Port & Main is a student-run magazine at James Madison University. The first issue hit stands around campus on Nov. 2, 2010. The content includes topics in community, entertainment, fashion, food and drink, people and an array of columns. Contact the editor, Mike Dolzer, at portandmainmag@gmail.com for more information.

You can find our hard copies in:

Harrison Hall
JMU Bookstore
Godwin bus station
Student Success Center
Bioscience bus stop
Memorial Hall
Carrier Library
ISAT building
Forbes Center for Performing Arts
Tried & True Thrift Shop
The Little Grill Collective
The Breeze main office
Artful Dodger Coffeehouse & Cocktail Lounge




Ritchie Bozek

Matt D’Angelo

Briana Ellison

Emmy Freedman

Yasmine Maggio

Julia Nelson

Rachel Petty

Jillian Wright


James Allen

Alyssa Antonio

Jordan Cook

Emmy Freedman

Cassidy Harvey

Mark Owen

Rachel Owens

Jillian Wright

Graphic designer

Chelsea Crouch



2011: Fall issue won First Place in the category Best Student Magazine in the Region 2 Mark of Excellence Awards from the Society of Professional Journalists.

2013: Awarded third place for slick publications by the Virginia Press Association
Robert Boag, former Port & Main photo editor, received honors for feature photography from the Society of Professional Journalists

2016: Awarded third place for slick publications by the Virginia Press Association