Tag: Johnson Center

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Visiting filmmaker series: Hans Charles

FAMS screens Oscar-nominated documentary “13th” BY BASMA HUMADI, STAFF WRITER   Not a seat in the Johnson Center Cinema was left open. In the back of the room, audience members were left standing just to get a glimpse of the…

The Johnson Center gets revamped

New dining options to be added to the JC over spring break BY FAREEHA REHMAN, ONLINE EDITOR   The Johnson Center will undergo renovations during spring break to give Mason students brand-new dining options. According to Caitlin Lundquist, unit marketing…

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Johnson Center elevator issues fixed after $1 million renovation

(Photo credit: Amy Rose/Fourth Estate) After a year of elevator entrapments in the Johnson Center, followed by $1.1 million in renovations, Facilities Management has finally found a workable solution. The University Police Department says there have been 142 elevator service…

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Opening of campus Panera Bread postponed

To the disappointment of many students, the opening of Panera Bread, the newest addition to the Johnson Center, has been postponed. “At this time it is anticipated that Panera will start training January 5th and open in time for spring…

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University Life, Mason Police respond to incident in the JC

University Life and University Police are looking into an incident that occurred Saturday evening around 5:00pm in the Johnson Center. According to Michael Sandler, director of Strategic Communication, a male student fell from the third floor to the first floor…

VHS in the Gateway Media Library in the JC

Gateway to Success

Written by Cynthia Jessup Mason’s library is showing off their new Gateway library options to students. Mason has its very own Gateway library that gives students access to hundreds of streamline files and media. Students can stream feature films, documentaries, speeches on audio and…

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Students request larger space for private meditation

Complaints in previous years regarding overuse of the space by large groups such as the Muslim Student Association have urged people to refrain from leaving religious materials in the space so as to ensure an interfaith space. With the 40-50…

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JC Info desk to replace computers with iPads

The information desk at the Johnson Center will soon be getting a facelift. Gail Sutton, the director of Student Centers is leading a project that will replace sixteen computers at the JC info desk with four iPads, as well as…