Novelist and Filmmaker assesses the impact of story telling on famous murder trials

The Department of Criminology, Law and Society hosted a night exposing failed murder cases and what caused them to fail with famed novelist and filmmaker Mark Olshaker .

On October 30th, Olshaker focused on three highly publicized murder cases- the West Memphis Three, Meredith Kercher (the Amanda Knox case), and JonBenet Ramsey.  

Mason's Folklore Program hosts Spooky Story Swap

In the spirit of Halloween, the Folklore Department and its student-run organization, the Folklore Roundtable, teamed up to host a Spooky Stories event on Wednesday night.

Students and faculty gathered in the JC and shared their strange experiences with one another, depicting stories about things from haunted libraries to possessed pianos. Storytelling has been an integral form of communication in every culture and the event helped highlight this fact as people from different backgrounds explained the histories behind some of their stories.

Halloween's double feature picks

In the aftermath of the Frankenstorm, many residents of the East Coast will be more than happy to be able to walk around outside, breathe the crisp autumn air, and Trick-or-Treat until their bags are bursting with candy this Halloween. Another vital tradition to the holiday spirit is watching your favorite Halloween movies as you give out candy. 

Top 5 Weekend Picks October 25

Every week Connect2Mason will offer five entertainment picks for your weekend. Ranging from on-campus to off-campus events, Connect2Mason's Top 5 will give you a jump start on your weekend. Here are the Top 5 picks for this weekend:

1. Into the Woods

5 Halloween events happening this weekend

This flier posted in the HUB advertises one of several Halloween events happening on campus this weekend. (Adam Sylvain).

Earlier this week, on our Facebook page, C2M asked the Mason community where the best campus Halloween parties and festivities would be taking place this weekend.

'Paranormal Activity' . . . at Mason??? [VIDEO]

Students were able to get a sneak-peak at "Parnormal Acitvity 3" a day before its regular release. (Jake McLernon)

How Mason celebrated Halloween

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Post-Halloween: What you could have been

Although Halloween has passed Karima Scott shows you what you co

Haunted Hanover spooks students

Students participate in the annual Haunted Hanover, a Housing & Residence Life initiative in which Hanover Hall is turned into a haunted house for students to walk through. (Jennifer Southee)