The health issues behind Love Your Body Week

Students living a college lifestyle filled with stress, pressure and even home-sickness are at a high risk of developing unhealthy habits. These habits can negatively affect both physical and mental health. Mason’s LOVE Your Body Task Force is helping to raise awareness about the health issues college students can develop. Composed of Mason faculty, staff […]

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Mason 2015 Homecoming

Homecoming 2015 is here! Check back for pictures from the week’s festivities and daily events. Feb. 14 Mason Women’s Basketball vs VCU: 12:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. Location: Patriot Center Annual Homecoming Block Party: 1:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m. Location: Fairfax campus, Parking Lot K Mason Men’s Basketball vs Richmond: 4:00 p.m–6:00 p.m. Location: Patriot Center Feb. 13 The […]

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Fraternity starts singing competition for Leukemia

Jevette Brown, Staff Writer While it may not be nationally televised like “American Idol” or “The X Factor,” the first ever “Mason Factor,” hosted by the fraternity Phi Kappa Sigma, gives the Mason community the opportunity to perform and compete on stage in front of their peers. Instead of waiting in lines for hours with […]

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First Annual Take a Patriot to Work Day a Success

Barbara Brophy, staff writer A new annual program at Mason helps students develop professional skills and allows them to explore possible career paths. Last Friday, University Career Services held Take a Patriot to Work Day, a one day job shadowing event scheduled to occur each fall. Similar to an externship, the program allows both undergraduate […]

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Guantanamo Bay politics through the lens of a photojournalist

Bright orange jumpsuits are a familiar symbol of Guantanamo Bay, but according to photojournalist Louie Palu, that symbol has been hijacked by ISIS. “Pictures have become part of the contemporary landscape of conflict,” said Palu while giving a guest lecture to Mason Arlington Fellows on Monday. Palu showed the students a picture of Guantanamo Bay […]

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Family Weekend List of Events

Friday, Oct. 17 Check-In and Information Desk 11 a.m.–6:30 p.m. Johnson Center, Dewberry Lobby Free Play at the Corner PocketPlay pool, ping pong, air hockey and your favorite games against your family. 11-1 a.m. The Hub Free for Family Weekend participants Planes, Trains and Patriots: Out of State Student and Family ReceptionMeet other out-of-state families. […]

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Head Over to Fresh-Fest!

  Freshman Focus, the GMU magazine written by freshmen for freshmen, asks for your attendance at Fresh-Fest! We want to know about your freshman experience! Come join us Tuesday, April 1st from 6-8pm in Hanover Hall room 1012 to celebrate the class of 2017 with cake, entertainment and an array of activities put together by […]

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