James Madison

Ten Embarrassing American Military Disasters the Government Wished the Public Hadn’t Discovered

“Americans love a winner and will not tolerate a loser,” said General George Patton in numerous speeches delivered to his troops in 1944, later made …

World History

Maryland’s Board of Regents to hold special closed meeting

The University System of Maryland’s Board of Regents will hold a special closed meeting Friday, as reported by Brett McMurphy on Wednesday night.<p>The …

College Sports

America's support for free speech is dwindling

Free expression is a foundational principle of the human condition. The notion took root in what America’s constitutional framers crafted as the …

Social Media

Wealthy Parents Help Child Athletes Go Pro in Their Own Backyards

Sam Schoensee, a 14-year-old in Cape Coral, Fla., has a hectic soccer schedule packed with club practices, tournaments, and one-on-one coaching. But his thrice-weekly, 7:30 a.m. training sessions before school are a breeze.<p>That’s because they take place in his backyard, where his parents, Kevin and …

Real Estate

Schools of the Stars: Where Pretty Woman: The Musical Cast and Creators Went to College

Where the full cast and creative team of the Broadway musical Pretty Woman pursued their college studies.<p>Interested in pursuing a career in the …

University of California

21 Virginia Colleges Ranked For Value By Money Magazine

MONEY ranked more than 700 US colleges based on quality of education, affordability and outcomes. Here's how Virginia colleges …

College & University

Sorry, Pogo, Not This Time

At first it was almost a joke. Those of us who were too young to have made Nixon’s enemies list figured we had another chance with Trump.<br>But it soon …

Fake News

Kavanaugh’s View on Religious School Funding Isn’t a Tipping Point

The latest concern from liberals about the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court is that he might vote to strike down state constitutional provisions and laws that bar direct funding to religious schools. It’s probably accurate, but the issue is more complicated than you …

Democratic Party

Editorial Board

Amanda Murdie (University of Georgia), Lead Editor <br>Andrew P. Owsiak (University of Georgia), Lead Book Editor<br>Sam R. Bell (Kansas State University), …

College & University

We the people hold our elected officials accountable

<i>Editor's note: With this editorial, The Dallas Morning News joins more than 200 newspapers across the country that are publishing editorials today on</i> …

Texas

Doeren, NC State aims to keep rolling after 9-win season

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The challenge has changed for North Carolina State coach Dave Doeren.<p>At this time last year, the talk was about whether his Wolfpack could convert years of roster building into a leap forward in the Atlantic Coast Conference standings. Nine wins, one second-place division …

College Sports

Construction Progressing on JMU Athletics Training Center at Sentara Park - James Madison University

HARRISONBURG, Va. – During the summer of 2018, construction commenced on the JMU Athletics Training Center at Sentara Park, an indoor performance …

Student Athletes

Dukes' O-Line Coming Together

HARRISONBURG — The song has finally stopped and the game of musical chairs between James Madison’s offensive linemen appears to be over.<p>“We’re trying …

Football (U.S.)

Ann Arbor's new assistant city administrator coming from Pittsburgh

John Fournier, a southeast Michigan native who has spent the last decade working in Pittsburgh, will step into the newly created position in Ann …

Ann Arbor

Big Ten Women’s Soccer Silver Anniversary Season Starts Thursday

<b>Aug. 15, 2018</b><p><b>ROSEMONT, Ill. –</b> The Big Ten Conference officially kicks off its 25th season of women’s soccer competition Thursday, with six schools …

College Sports

Georgia pulls off super stunner, beats reigning national champion Florida in Game 1

If Florida is to accomplish something done only once before in college softball, it must first do something a No. 1 seed hasn't had to do in more …

College Sports

Bourne Dialogue – Raising the Bar - James Madison University

JMU Nation, <br>Over the last three years combined, the Dukes are emerging victorious two out of every three times they enter competition (65 percent). …

Student Athletes

Three-star forward Ricky Lindo commits to Maryland, will play in 2018

Less than three months before the start of the season, Maryland men's basketball has made another addition to its 2018 recruiting class, with …

College Sports

CAA Announces Marketing Partnership With Canon U.S.A.

<b>RICHMOND, VA (August 16, 2018) –</b> The Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) is proud to announce Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging …

Imaging

The architectural legacy of civil rights leader Whitney Young

A new exhibit at the Octagon House highlights his lasting contributions<p>In June 1968, almost three months after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. sparked civil unrest across the country, civil rights leader Whitney M. Young Jr. admonished a room filled with city planners about their …

Civil Rights

Manhattan’s public squares may not actually be square, but they matter

<i>“Public squares, parks, and places in the City of New York.” Via NYPL Digital Collections.</i><p>Built to emulate Great Britain’s enviable squares, which …

New York City

The Freedom of the Press Is Yours

It is your right as an American to read what you will, to write what you think, and to publish what you believe.<p>The press, says the 45th president of the United States, is “very dangerous & sick.” It causes “great division & distrust.” It is the “enemy of the people.”<p>Every president—starting with …

George Washington

President Trump, we’re not ‘enemies of the people.’ End your war on our free press

No American president, or any city council member, for that matter, has ever unreservedly delighted in the way he or she was presented in the press. …

Donald Trump

Delaware Chosen to Win Sixth-Straight CAA Title; Nauck Named Preseason Player of the Year

<b>RICHMOND, Va. (August 15, 2018) –</b> Delaware was picked to win its sixth consecutive Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Field Hockey Championship in …

College of William & Mary

Everything You Need to Know About Ruth Bader Ginsburg Before Seeing “On The Basis Of Sex”

Felicity Jones, a Hollywood actress who has taken on several difficult roles, including Jane Hawking in “The Theory of Everything,”, will take on yet …

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Jennings talks top group, where WVU fits into the picture

Highland Springs (Va.) wide receiver Ali Jennings knows that he has a seat at the West Virginia table, if the talented pass catcher wants …

Georgia Tech

Cougars Test Themselves Early in 2018 Schedule

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The College of Charleston women's soccer program begin the 2018 schedule with four games in nine days; two against teams that …

College Sports

Freedom and Shelby Kicks Off 2018 Season; 3 More Key Matchups

The 2018 high school football season kicks off in a Wednesday night showdown when the Freedom Patriots travel to Shelby to take on the Golden Lions. …

College Football

CAA Football Broadcast Schedule Announced - Towson

<b>RICHMOND, Va.</b> – With less than three weeks to go until the 2018 season, the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) has announced its football …

College Sports

PBR PLUS

Summer Scout Blog: Commonwealth Games North<p>John Nolan <br>Virginia Assistant Director & Content Manager<p>This weekend Liberty University hosted the …

James Madison