C2M Reporter Cameron Shuler

Terra Secundum: Environmental engagement through the arts

For the first time in George Mason University’s history, The Office of Sustainability, in collaboration with Northern Virginia Community College,  showcased student’s unique artwork, musical scores and spoken word centered on themes of sustainability and ecology.

The event took place on Monday, April 22 to kick off Mason’s Earth Week.

Terra Secundum, which translates to "second earth,” invites the Mason community to learn more about the importance of sustainability, applicable not only to our generation, but to the next.

Mason Ke Rang dance team is anything but normal

Mason Ke Rang is anything but your average dance team. This past week Connect2Mason was able to sit in on one of the team’s practices. Within the first 10 seconds anyone would be hooked.

Mason Ke Rang claimed first place at last year’s International Week Dance Competition, coming in as an underdog as their first year competing. MKR proved themselves as a force to be reckoned with by surpassing the expectations of the competition and challenging the traditional norms of dance within the Mason community.

Top five spring music releases (thus far)

Connect2Mason reporter, and music enthusiast, Cameron Shuler takes a look at 2013's spring music releases. Ranging from the much anticipated album by Vampire Weekend and Justin Timberlake's newest release, you'll find something that suits your musical ears.

"Hair|Heir" art thesis focuses on the power of memory

Running from Monday, March 25 until March 29, George Mason University’s School of Art will be showcasing Stephanie Booth’s thesis exhibition, “Hair|Heir” in the Fine Arts Building’s first floor gallery. The exhibit focuses on Booth’s unique blend of mixed media within mediums of photography, video, and fiber art.

Currently a graduate lecturer at Mason and an adjunct professor at Northern Virginia Community College, Booth has spent over two years on her project.

Exhibit showcases student photography

Running from now until the end of March, George Mason University’s School of Art will be showcasing works by student photographers in the Johnson Center, Gallery 123. The exhibit is a final portfolio of the AVT 353 course under the instruction of Professor Peggy Feerick.  The gallery highlights eight students’ unique pieces covering a variety of different themes and subject matters.

Bernie's Deli offers a unique sandwich experience

Bernie’s Delicatessen & Gourmet Market is anything but your average sandwich shop. 

Open mic night series gets new location

Since its opening in November 2012, The Ridge, located between the Sandbridge and Blue Ridge dorms, has served as a study lounge and a place for students to relax and interact with one another.

The Ridge has served as a prime location for a wide range of functions and activities due to its size and convenient location in the Rappahannock neighborhood.

This semester The Ridge will begin to host as an open mic venue for Mason students.