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Mason Homecoming events

Happy Homecoming, Patriots! Check out these events planned for the week:   Monday, Feb. 6 6 p.m. Homecoming Parade and Kick-off   Tuesday, Feb. 7 12 p.m. Patriot’s Day of Service 7:30 p.m. Homecoming Groceringo   Wednesday, Feb. 8 12…

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FIRST PERSON: Women’s March on Washington

BY LOTTYE LOCKHART | Office of Student Media As a child, my mother was brought to a picket line. There, the people that she had grown up around marched for her right to attend an integrated school in New York…


Movie review: Furious 7

The first draft of this review was, “Vin Diesel deadlifts a car, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson bicep flexes out of a plaster cast and cars get dropped out of a plane for a remote car chase on the Caucasus Mountains….

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Mason LIFE Introduces New Coffee Blend to Fund Scholarships

Sean Reidt, student, Mason LIFE What is the Mason LIFE Program? The Mason LIFE (Learning into Future Environments) Program is a four year post-secondary transition program for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities at George Mason University. Mason LIFE has…

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What Mason looks like in graphs

Around this time a year ago, President Ángel Cabrera was inaugurated as Mason’s president – marking perhaps the biggest turning point in the university since it became an independent university in 1972. As Mason begins to go through these changes, it’s…

Map courtesy of Luke Juday.

Northern Virginia’s enormous population in one map

Luke Juday, a graduate student at the University of Virginia, has an excellent data visualization blog that covers a number of statewide topics ranging from economic activity to the geographic distribution of bars. His most recent post resizes each locality…

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Mason isn’t exactly the biggest school in Virginia

There’s a brobible article going around Facebook and Twitter that shows each state’s largest university. You can see Mason’s logo breaking out of Virginia.   It’s pretty cool to be the biggest school in the state. It insinuates that you…