Tag: Bridgewater College
A development with 274 high-end apartments to be built next to the Regal movie theater won the city council’s initial approval Tuesday, allowing for housing in the middle of one of the city’s main shopping districts.
Forty minutes of fear and uncertainty. Adrielle Benner said she spent those 40 “excruciating minutes” with a plastic chair shoved up against a locked bathroom door to barricade herself and about 10 other Bridgewater College students into the make-shift shelter while fatal violence raged somewhere close by.
Two Bridgewater College police officers were killed Tuesday in an on-campus shooting, which added Bridgewater College to the list of American schools whose campuses have been marred by gun violence.
Before taking exams last semester, Sydnei Moody, a senior JMU student, paced around her apartment “paranoid” about the strength of her Wi-Fi connection. She kept her professor’s contact information beside her in case she had technology issues. Moody, who’s majoring in accounting and marketing, panned her camera around her room before holding up her ID, scrap sheets of paper, and calculator. She also held up her phone to the webcam and then moved it outside of her reach.
Yes, we have lots of questions about how Harrisonburg will emerge on the other side of this pandemic. But there’s a lot more to ponder in the new year as well.
Many Bridgewater College alumni, students and faculty were surprised by the announcement this month that the college would eliminate several student organizations and some academic programs and are mobilizing to try to save some of them.