Author: Gracie Brogowski
A 12-week instrument design process culminated in a performance featuring the performing arts students. Along the way, the design students sketched out ideas, presented small-scale models to the percussion students, and then completed the final product.
After being closed since last year, The Little Grill is reopening this spring under new management — who also happen to be the former owners. The restaurant also has some new additions planned to go with its familiar flavors.
JMU’s annual winter session, which gives students the opportunity to take certain courses during winter break over a two- week period, begins Jan. 3. This year, the university decided to increase the number of classes available to the JMU student body.
Without a permanent low-barrier shelter, here’s how organizations are helping people experiencing homelessness this winter
As the weather has gotten colder, groups that work with Harrisonburg’s homeless population have had to get creative, especially during a period in which the city doesn’t have a permanent shelter for the first time in two years.
In the wake of recovering from injuries, illnesses or surgeries, not everyone has access to — or the money for — equipment, like hospital beds, shower seats, walkers and wheelchairs.
The kitchen is filled with cooks chopping up pork for a pulled pork sandwich, breading a freshly cut chicken leg for some hot fried chicken or using the tongs to pull out strips of steak from a pan onto a bun for a homemade cheesesteak.
As the bat hits the ball, the parents all cheer. The batter, a young girl in a motorized wheelchair, zooms toward first base. This isn’t just little league — it’s an inclusive version in which children with disabilities participate and is now expanding to the fall season.
Aili Huber has been regularly directing plays since she was 14, a passion that has taken her across the country. So when she was building a new porch on her house in west Rockingham County a little over a year ago, all those stages she had worked on seemed to manifest themselves in the porch’s design.