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Ravi the Raviator urges audiences to take to the skies

For those who have ever considered getting in the pilot's seat of an airplane, the Hylton Performing Arts Center is hosting Ravi the Raviator while on his “You Can Do It” tour.

On March 19, Ravi will be visiting the Prince William Mason campus to motivate potential pilots, especially those from ages 15 to 25 and women and minorities. Ravi said he wanted to help attract another generation of people so that they may embrace their sometimes unrealized dreams of taking to the skies.

An alternative view on "12 Years a Slave"

For years, directors have been releasing biographic films about the pre-Civil War era and the abolitionist movement such as “12 Years a Slave.”

WAVES sends students off with tips to keep safe over spring break

While Spring Break can be fun and relaxing, it can prove to be dangerous to some college students. WAVES held safety awareness events during the week of March 2 to help prepare students for Spring Break.

One of the events was called “Sex on the Beach.” Named after the fruity cocktail, Sex on the Beach was an informative event that discussed the dangers of mixing alcohol with sexual activity. According to statistics, 50 to 72 percent of sexual assault perpetrators were under the influence of alcohol in sexual assault cases amongst college students.

Star service sets Tex-Mex restaurant apart

Sometimes, you just need a burrito.

Located in the Main Street Marketplace, near the TJ Maxx right off the Green 2 CUE bus line (about a 20-30 minute walk from campus), the Coyote Grille in Fairfax offers a variety of Tex-Mex cuisine in a fun, casual dining environment. Our experience wasn’t the best because we went when it was busy, but this does not mean we had a bad time.

Hedda Gabler uncovers skeleton of human nature

At George Mason University, an institution founded on the principles of its namesake that all men are created equal, the Mason Players explored the shackles of the eighteenth century genteel society in Henrik Ibsen’s “Hedda Gabler.”

Mason School of Dance hosts national conference

On March 8-11, George Mason University’s School of Dance will host the annual mid-Atlantic regional conference of the American College Dance Festival Association.


Students and faculty of the School of Dance will welcome over 500 participants from 20 different schools from all over the mid-Atlantic region.

Cardboard Hack-a-thon engages student creativity

On Feb. 28, Mason’s Center for Social Entrepreneurship collaborated with AE Green from Auxiliary Enterprises  to host a Cardboard Hack-a-thon in the Engineering building.

Part of a series of similar events titled Hack Mason, the hack-a-thon provided visitors a unique opportunity to create various inventions out of cardboard that was collected around campus, as shown in the video below.

JC Cinema hosts Mason-style Oscar party

While Los Angeles prepares for their big Academy Awards night on March 1 and 2,  Mason will also be preparing something big for the students to attend in anticipation for the main event.

The JC Cinema will screen three classic Academy Award winners, starting with “Slumdog Millionaire” on Saturday at 6 p.m. On Sunday, they will present “The Sound of Music,” and at 12 p.m., followed by “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King” at 4 p.m.