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JMU not alone in Title IX lawsuits

Thursday, April 19, 2007

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In case you’ve been following the Title IX sports program cuts at JMU, you should check out this USA Today article from today’s paper. James Snyder is a [JMU] freshman considering transfer. He has applied to North Carolina, George Mason and High Point.

JMU students charged in Village Lane riot

Tuesday, April 13, 2010


The Harrisonburg Police Department release 15 names of those charged from incidents related to Saturday’s civil disturbance Wednesday. The list includes eight that appear in the JMU People listings, one of whom was charged with assault on a police officer and participating in a riot with a deadly weapon.

JMU Dining Renovations & more green

Monday, July 28, 2008


A friend of mine who works at JMU got this message in their e-mail last week: “Just a friendly reminder that D-Hall will close after dinner July 22 to upgrade the tray return area.  The renovation will increase capacity, making the process faster, and will include installation of a pulper, laying the groundwork for composting and other sustainability efforts.”

Title IX discussion on “Viewpoints”

Tuesday, April 10, 2007

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Late notice, but Chris Graham, Stephen Winslow, Linda Jones, and Abbey Wascovich will be on Virginia Viewpoints, discussing/critiquing JMU’s Title IX sports cuts in a few minutes. The show begins at 7:30 on WVPT (full disclosure: I work at WVPT).

Title IX lawsuit

Thursday, March 22, 2007


You may recall there was a fair amount of criticism, both local and national, when JMU’s BoV decided the Title IX sports program cuts were final. As reported in USA Today yesterday, and the DNR today, Equity in Athletics is suing JMU the DoE in US district court over the matter. They want the 3-part […]

more Title IX backlash

Monday, February 19, 2007

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As you may recall, the JMU BoV came under a fair amount of criticism not too long ago for the way it handled the “Title IX cuts,” reducing the number of sports at the university. 144 male students will be losing their sports — sports that may be the reason they started attending JMU in […]

JMU BoV catching flack

Thursday, January 18, 2007


I was somewhat surprised to read that JMU’s Board of Visitors has been catching some flack this week over the Title IX sports program cuts — a decision they made back in September. Students recently appealed to the 17-member board to save the programs, and the board rejected them. In a Breeze editorial Tuesday (entitled […]

Unity: International Festival To Mesh With Moving Planet Event

Friday, September 23, 2011

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One is a Harrisonburg tradition over a decade old. The other is a grassroots movement in its inaugural year. This Saturday two very different events will be taking place in Harrisonburg. But both events share a common goal; bringing members of the community together in a display of unity. The International Festival, an event that […]

State Agencies Weighing Benefits Of Burning Poultry Litter To Generate Electricity

Wednesday, May 4, 2011


The practice of using poultry litter as fertilizer in the Valley has become the subject of increasing environmental scrutiny. Is burning chicken litter to make energy a good solution to our energy and waste problems?

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