As college students, sometimes it can be difficult to justify spending a couple dollars more to buy local, but the payoff is huge. Check out how these students react to our local food co-op as well as an interview with the general manager of the store.
Can you really call yourself an environmentalist if all you do is recycle and replace your lightbulbs? Nope. Saving the planet takes much more impactful actions.
Too often we are falling into a lifelong routine. It seems that we are pressured to follow a path to go through school, get through college, get a well paying job, work, have children, work some more, and then retired. What if we don’t follow this path? What if we dream of something a bit different?
Check out these two short videos
Learn about the origins, benefits, and practice of Meditation and Mindfulness with a lecture by Rosie Lynch. This lecture was originally presented to members of Sigma Alpha Lambda, JMU’s Co-ed Honors Fraternity for Service, Achievement, and Leadership. Rosie provides an a brief overview of the roots of meditation in Eastern religious traditions like Buddhism and Hinduism and summarizes how mindfulness has become an increasingly popular research interest in the fields of science and medicine with attention to some of its profound health and wellness benefits. She also leads the audience through 3 mindfulness exercises: a short silent meditation, a longer guided meditation, and a simple mindful eating activity. Skip to 10:40 to try out a guided meditation!