President Obama to pay another visit to Mason this Friday

President Barack Obama will be visiting George Mason University for the second time this month on Friday, Oct. 19.

The campaign event will be held at the RAC Field next to the Recreation and Athletic Complex on the Fairfax campus. Doors are set to open at 8:45 a.m.

A limited number of tickets will be available to Mason students. 

Tickets are available online, and members of the public can request an e-ticket at http://OFA.BO/BarackGMU.

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Obama talks to students about economy, women's healthcare at Mason

President Barack Obama held a campaign rally in the Center for the Arts at George Mason University on Friday, Oct. 5.

“One month. Just one month from tomorrow, Virginia, you are going to step into a voting booth and going to have a very big choice to make,” Obama said to the Concert Hall crowd of about 2,000.

Former Virginia governor Tim Kaine showed his support for the president and spoke about his own campaign for senate.

Obama to hold rally at Mason

President Obama will hold a campaign rally at Mason's Center for the Arts Concert Hall on Friday, October 5.

Doors will be open at 8:30 a.m., and the event is expected to start around 10:45 a.m.

There is a limited number of tickets on reserve for students with a strict one ticket per student limit. Students must have their student ID to get a ticket.

Tickets will start being distributed on Thursday, Oct. 4 at 9 a.m. in the Center for the Arts Concert Hall lobby.


San Antonio mayor holds Obama rally at Mason

Video courtesy of Jake McLernon

On September 8, San Antonio mayor and keynote speaker at the Democratic National Convention, Juilán Castro attended a rally at George Mason University in support of President Obama's reelection campaign. Castro’s speech at the DNC took place a few days prior to the rally in Charlotte, North Carolina.

A look back: Merten, students share 9/11 stories

Last night, U.S. President Barack Obama announced that Osama Bin Laden, the mastermind behind the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, had been killed in Pakistan. Following the announcement of his death, students from all around the Washington, D.C. area rushed to the White House, celebrating what feels like the end of an era that started nearly 10 years ago.

Almost two years ago, C2M asked George Mason University President Alan Merten and students where they were on that historic day, and below are their responses.