The Mason women’s basketball team travels to the Richmond Coliseum to take on 13th seed Massachusetts in the Opening Round of the Atlantic 10 Women’s Basketball Championships at 7 p.m. on Wednesday.
(video by Amy Rose).
The women and men that can be seen on the sidelines of the basketball games dressed in head to toe peppiness leading the crowd despite the outcome of the games receive little recognition for the accomplishments they achieve on and off the court.
Each spring, Mason’s student government hosts its election for student senate and student body President. The organization’s constitution states its goal as “advocate the interests of the student body, educate the University community with regard to the state of the institution, and represent the interests of each student”. Furthermore, Student Government serves as a liason between the administration, faculty, staff, and University community.
The Mason men’s volleyball team lost to Penn State 3-1 sets (25-19, 25-22, 26-24, 26-24) Saturday night at the RAC.
Mason (6-8, 2-4 EIVA) lost the first two sets but won a close third set to stay in the match. The fourth set went down to the wire, but this time it was the Nittany Lions (13-3, 6-1) who came on top and won the match.
At 8pm on March 2., President Ángel Cabrera disdainfully announced on Twitter that Mason campuses would be closed on Monday due to winter weather.
School closed tomorrow (really tired of these announcements)
With three seconds remaining in the first half of Sunday’s Atlantic 10 matchup between Mason and George Washington at the Charles E. Smith Center, head coach Paul Hewitt called a timeout to set up a possible game tying play just minutes after blowing a six-point lead.
Marko Gujanicic inbounded the ball to Byron Allen who raced up the court and found a wide-open Patrick Holloway already cocked in-stance, ready to hit a long range jumper.
Instead, the ball went directly through the sophomore’s hands and out of bounds to end the first half.
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.
March 3 marks the beginning of a new opportunity for Mason as the new Songdo campus in South Korea will hold its first classes of the spring semester. Opening celebration events will take place on March 9 and 10. Mason alumni, business, education and media contacts will be invited to attend the opening ceremony events, Events and Outreach Director Jim Burke said.
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.