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LIVE BLOG: Mason forum on Trayvon Martin case

The Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Multicultural Eduction hosts a discussion on the verdict in the George Zimmerman/Trayvon Martin case. Connect2Mason will be bringing you live coverage of the forum. Coverage begins at 3:00 p.m. 

According to a flyer released by ODIME, the discussion is meant to allow members of the Mason community a chance to express thoughts and feelings about the case, its outcome, and what to learn as members of a diverse community.

Cabrera to hold online discussion with students

President Cabrera will hold an "Ask-Me-Anything" on George Mason's sub-reddit on April 19 (photo courtesy of GMU sub-reddit).

On April 19, President Ángel Cabrera will hold an online discussion with students through an "Ask-Me-Anything" session on George Mason University's sub-reddit. 

Students can ask any questions from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

The sub-reddit group has hosted previous AMA's with Fairfax County Supervisor John Cook and Josh Cantor, director of transportation and parking services for the university.

Erik Copes and Vaughn Gray suspended three games for student-athlete misconduct

George Mason University men's basketball players Erik Copes and Vaughn Gray were suspended three games Tuesday for violating student-athlete conduct rules. Both student-athletes are sophomores and will miss the home-opener against the University of Virginia on Friday, Nov. 9, an away game versus Bucknell on Nov. 13 and the Patriots' first game of the Paradise Jam Tournament against Mercer on Nov. 16. 

According to school officials, Copes and Gray will be allowed to practice with the team but will be unable to dress for games. 

LIVE BLOG: 2012 Election

This live blog will cover the 2012 election on campus.

11:46 p.m.: CNN is reporting that Obama has won reelection.

11:18 p.m.: Media is projecting that President Obama has won reelection.

11:07 p.m.: With 88.91 percent of precincts reporting in Va, Romney is leading at 49.33 percent. Obama has 49.07 percent.

10:55 p.m.: Republican senate candidate has conceded to Democratic senate candidate Tim Kaine. 

LIVE BLOG: Hurricane Sandy's impact on Mason

This page will regularly be updated with information regarding the impact of Hurricane Sandy on campus and notifications from administration officials.

11:38 a.m.: The Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center on the Prince William campus will open at 12:00 p.m. today.

Parking: All parking regulations and permits will be in effect beginning on Wednesday. "If you have moved your vehicle into one of the parking decks please remove your vehicle before 7:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 31," read an email sent through Mason Alert.

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.



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Expressions of the Holocaust Dinner LIVE FEED

U.S. News & World Report ranked Mason #1 up-and-coming university

On September 13, U.S. News & World Report released its annual college rankings. The review recognized George Mason University as the #1 “up-and-coming” university. Mason has the "most promising and innovative changes in the areas of academics, faculty, and student life," according to the U.S. News website.

Mason tied first place with University of Maryland – Baltimore County.

Mason Day 2012 recap [BROADSIDE]+[VIDEO]

(Videos by C2M Photo and Video Editor Jake McLernon)

Republished from April 30, 2012 Broadside

The 47th annual Mason Day was a success despite the chily weather and the threat of rain.

Woman assaulted on campus while carrying cash receipts from Chick-fil-A

A female Chick-fil-A employee was punched in the face and robbed of her cellphone Tuesday on the Fairfax campus near Harris Theatre. Mason police say the suspect has not been apprehended.

Major George Ginovsky of the Mason Police Department said the assault occurred around 10:10 a.m. Tuesday morning, April 17, when the employee was approached while walking near Harris Theatre carrying a bag of cash receipts to deposit at the Capital One bank in the Johnson Center.