Tag: religion

A Message to the JC Preachers

BY SEAN BIRDSEY, CONTRIBUTOR While antagonizing the preachers that visit our campus can be cathartic, it’s unproductive. They will not be swain, and instead see it as justification for proselytizing because we are apparently willfully ignorant of God, and thus…

Controversy Surrounding Street Preacher Jorge Pina

Mason students react to D.C. preacher on campus BY COLLIN COPE, STAFF WRITER “Na na na na, na na na na, hey hey hey, goodbye,” sang a crowd of Mason students gathered in front of street preacher Jorge Pina as…

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Why are you still a Catholic?

BY SUSAN KATHERINE CORKRAN I converted to Christianity at 17 years old and at the age of 21, I was confirmed in the Catholic church on Easter of 2017. I was not a “cradle Catholic” brought into my faith from…

OPINION: Looking for community- finding Mason Cru

By Emma Beitzel, Contributor Growing up in church, I knew the good and bad faces of Christianity. I loved pursuing my faith alongside others. I loved worshipping together, and learning from experts and having the opportunity to serve the the…

“You deserve Hell” preacher’s message to Mason

(Photo credit: Alya Nowilaty/Fourth Estate) Nearly every week, DCforJesus founder and preacher Jorge Piña can be found spreading his message in North Plaza near the Johnson Center. “Any time, any place, any way; proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ!” is the…

Mason Atheists gather on Easter Sunday

While many gathered for Easter Sunday this year, another group was gathering at Mason for the first Young Atheist convention. The George Mason University Student Secular Alliance hosted the convention on Easter Sunday this year, featuring panelists, presentations, kiosks, food…

Students discuss effects of Charlie Hebdo shooting

The School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution hosts safe space discussions as part of the Dialogue and Difference project so that the Mason community can talk about contentious current events and issues. Each semester, different student interns plan the topic…